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Wizz Air continues its expansion in Eilat, Israel

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWG (msn 4308) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 942988.

Wizz Air continues its expansion in Eilat Israel, launching 2 new low-fare routes Israel: Budapest – Eilat (Ovda) and Sofia – Eilat (Ovda). The new low-fare services, with convenient schedules, will start operating during November 2018, along with 5 other winter routes from Eilat: London, Vienna, Bucharest, Riga and Warsaw.

Wizz’s first flight from Tel Aviv was in 2012. Wizz Air’s operations on the Eilat routes have grown by 62.5% compared to last year. In 2017 the company offered 72,000 seats and this year (2018) the company will offer 117,000 seats.

The company currently offers 25 routes to 9 countries from Tel Aviv and Eilat airports. This year, the airline is offering 1.3 million seats in routes to and from Israel and in 2019 the company is expected to offer 1.6 million seats.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM ISRAEL

Route Days Starting date Fares from
Budapest – Eilat (Ovda) Monday, Friday 9 November 2018 EUR 19.99
Sofia – Eilat (Ovda) Tuesday, Saturday 10 November 2018 EUR 19.99

*One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWG (msn 4308) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 942988.

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Wizz Air to add 11 new routes

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXL (msn 7488) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 943009.

Wizz Air has announced further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes, creating exciting travel opportunities from 17 cities in 13 countries. The services will commence at the end of October.

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Including this announcement, Wizz is adding more than 125 new routes in 2018 and over 700 additional weekly flights on existing services across its extensive and diversified network covering already more than 140 destinations across 44 countries.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES:

Route: Operating Days Starts Fares From*
Vienna – Warsaw Daily 28 October 2018 19.99 EUR / 89 PLN
Gdansk – Kharkiv Wednesday, Sunday 28 October 2018 9.99 EUR / 39 PLN / 299 UAH
Wroclaw – Kharkiv Wednesday, Sunday 28 October 2018 9.99 EUR / 39 PLN / 299 UAH
Lviv – Vilnius Monday, Friday 29 October 2018 14.99 EUR / UAH 459
Lviv – Bratislava Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 30 October 2018 14.99 EUR / UAH 459
Pristina – Mulhouse Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 20 November 2018 19.99 EUR
Pristina – Munich Memmingen Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 30 October 2018 19.99 EUR
Pristina – Dortmund Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 15 December 2018 19.99 EUR
Tirana – Dortmund Tuesday, Saturday (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday in winter peak) 30 October 2018 19.99 EUR
Budapest – Doncaster/Sheffield Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29 October 2018 16.99 EUR /6090 HUF /17.99 GBP
Craiova – Charleroi Tuesday, Saturday 15 December 2018 14.99 EUR / 69 RON

* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Wizz Air): Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXL (msn 7488) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 943009.

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Wizz Air announces two new routes from London Luton

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXH (msn 7217) FRA (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937147.

Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airline groups including Wizz Air UK, has announced that it would further expand its London Luton base with a ninth Airbus A321 Airbus and expand its UK route network with two new routes from London Luton to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and Ukraine’s second largest city, Kharkiv.

In addition, the new aircraft will see Wizz Air increasing the weekly flight frequency for three existing London Luton routes. Flights to Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, will increase from three to five a week; flights to the Albanian capital of Tirana will increase from three to four a week; and to Satu Mare in Romania from two to three a week.

The additional A321 Airbus at the London Luton base will bring Wizz Air’s total investment in its UK operations this year to almost $1 billion and will create additional jobs. Wizz Air’s local team in London Luton will have grown this year to more than 350 aviation professionals and support over 5,300 jobs on a yearly basis in supporting industries.

The new services announced bring the total number of new UK routes for 2018 to 19, and the number of new routes from London Luton to 14, including Larnaca, Tirana, Tallinn, Bratislava, Lviv, Athens, Keflavik, Eilat, Grenoble, Verona, Bari and Tromsø.

Currently the second largest operator at London Luton, 2018 has been a year of significant growth for Wizz Air’s local operations, with 7.17 million seats on sale on 53 services available from London Luton in 2018, representing a 20% increase year-on-year.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM LONDON LUTON AIRPORT:

 

Destination Operating Days Starts Fares From*
Lisbon, Portugal Daily 28 October 2018 £17.99*
Kharkiv, Ukraine Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 13 November 2018 £17.99*

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING LONDON LUTON ROUTES:

Destination Weekly Flights
Pristina, Kosovo 5 from 3
Tirana, Albania 4 from 3
Satu Mare 3 from 2

*One way including all taxes, non-optional charges and cabin bag

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXH (msn 7217) FRA (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937147.

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Wizz Air expands in Iasi, Romania

Celebrating the 100th Airbus aircraft

Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, launched 7 new routes accompanied by the celebration of the two-year anniversary of its Iasi base and the deployment of a second aircraft to the local fleet.

The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of the newest services available from Iasi to Billund, Brussels Charleroi, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Malmö, Paris Beauvais and Thessaloniki, as well the increased frequencies to 2 popular destinations from Iasi: Milan Bergamo and Tel-Aviv.

In total, Wizz Air schedule will have 20 additional weekly flights departing from Iasi.

In other news, the company will also launch a new from Vienna to Eilat in November.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Wizz Air): Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTD (msn 8305) (Airbus 100) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 942462.

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Wizz Air opens its new Vienna base with five new routes

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWC (msn 4323) NCE (Ton Jochems). Image: 941055.

Wizz Air has opened its Austrian base at Vienna Airport with one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft. The new allocated aircraft will support the start of operations of five new services from Vienna to the popular destinations: Valencia, Rome Fiumicino, Malta, Bari and Tel Aviv.

Commitment to Austria

Wizz Air will become the second largest carrier in Austria in 2019 with a local fleet of 5 new Airbus aircraft, operating a network of 30 routes from Vienna to 22 countries and offering in total more than 2.2 million seats/ year. Expanding its operations, Wizz Air’s local team in Vienna will continuously increase, the next recruitment sessions being scheduled on June 21 in Vienna.


WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES COMMENCING FROM VIENNA

Destination Days Starts Fares from**
Valencia Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays 14 June 2018 EUR 49.99
Rome Fiumicino Daily service 14 June 2018 EUR 29.99
Malta, Malta Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 14 June 2018 EUR 34.99
Bari, Italy Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays 15 June 2018 EUR 29.99
Tel Aviv, Israel Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays 15 June 2018 EUR 59.99

 

20% discount applies to fares including taxes and non-optional charges but excluding administration fee. This promotion applies on June 14 from 00.00 to 23.59 CET for new booking on flights to and from Vienna. The discount applies only to bookings made on wizzair.com or on the Wizz mobile app.

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Before discount, one way including all taxes and non-optional charges

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWC (msn 4323) NCE (Ton Jochems). Image: 941055.

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Wizz Air is now basing an Airbus A321 in Skopje, Macedonia

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXD (msn 7032) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 938323.

Wizz Air is now basing an Airbus A321 in Skopje, Macedonia with this announcement:

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and the leading airline in Macedonia, yesterday celebrated the deployment of its first Skopje-based, state-of-the-art Airbus A321 aircraft. The first flight of the brand new aircraft took off yesterday morning from Skopje Airport to beautiful Malmo with almost a full plane of more than 200 passengers. Besides the Swedish service, the aircraft will operate the popular Paris, Nuremberg, Friedrichshafen, Frankfurt Hahn, Munich and Rome routes.

With 230 seats on board, the Airbus A321 is the most efficient single-aisle passenger aircraft. The aircraft’s superior operating economics mean that Wizz Air offers more seats to more destinations at lowest fares at the same time as delivering the lowest emissions and noise footprint in its class. In addition to the refreshed livery, Wizz Air’s A321s feature new interior colors, a lighter cabin ambiance, soft leather seats and more cabin seating choices. On 16 June Wizz Air will deploy another Airbus A321 at its Skopje base adding even more capacity on the most popular routes. WIZZ’s young fleet from Skopje has 4 modern Airbus aircraft A320 and A321, an investment of 438,6 million $*.

Wizz Air now offers 30 routes to 14 countries from its two Macedonian airports, Skopje and Ohrid. WIZZ has recently announced a new low-fare service from Ohrid to the culturally rich Vienna in Austria. In total, this year the airline is increasing the total number of seats on sale to 1,6 million, 23% more than in 2017, continuing to stimulate the market and bring more truly affordable travel opportunities from just 599 MKD**.

To celebrate the arrival of the new A321 aircraft, and as part of the #WIZZaroundEurope campaign one lucky passenger on the first flight operated by the new Skopje aircraft won a €321 Wizz Air voucher, giving the winner the opportunity to further explore the delights of Wizz Air’s far-reaching network. Those interested in finding out more about the biggest operational ramp-up in Wizz Air’s history, with 21 aircraft being allocated throughout its European bases supporting 700 additional weekly departures in 17 weeks, between March and July, can follow #WIZZaroundEurope on social media channels and find more fun surprises and contests online.

Wizz Air’s first Skopje flight took off in 2011 and since then, the airline has become the leading carrier at Skopje Airport. In the first 4 months of 2018, WIZZ carried more than 360.000 passengers on its low fare routes to and from Macedonia, which represents a 21% growth year over year.  Throughout the country, Wizz Air’s operations this year will support more than 750 jobs** in associated industries.

As previously reported, Wizz Air UK received its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and Operating Licence and started operating on May 3, 2018.

*Airbus price list 2018
** One way including all taxes and non-optional charges
*** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Wizz Air): Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXD (msn 7032) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 938323.

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Wizz Air builds up operations in London Luton and Vienna

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXH (msn 7217) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 941506.

Wizz Air on Sunday, April 29, 2018 allocated a fifth Airbus aircraft to its London Luton fleet and launched two new routes to Athens and Keflavik.

The newly allocated Airbus A320 is the fifth of eight aircraft to be deployed at Wizz Air’s London Luton base by June 2018. This rapid expansion of Wizz Air’s operations brings a 23% growth year on year with more than 7.4 million seats on sale in 2018 for 47 routes available from London Luton.

Flights to Keflavik in Iceland, gateway to the Northern Lights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Flights to the Greek capital, Athens will operate daily.

In 2018 Wizz had already launched four new routes from London Luton to Bari (Southern Italy), Larnaca (Cyprus), Tirana (Albania) and Bratislava (Slovakia). In the autumn WIZZ will begin flights to Lviv (Ukraine) and Tallinn (Estonia).

This expansion at London Luton is part of the biggest operational ramp-up in Wizz Air’s history, which will see the delivery of 21 Airbus aircraft across its network in just 17 weeks. Only seven weeks in, Wizz Air has launched 30 new low-fare routes and deployed eight ultra-efficient Airbus aircraft across 11 of its bases. Three new destinations have been inaugurated in Wizz’s ever-expanding network; Athens in Greece, Kharkiv in Ukraine and the Austrian capital Vienna.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM LONDON LUTON

Route Days Fares from*
Athens, Greece Daily £45.99
Keflavik, Iceland Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays £26.99

 

*One way including all taxes, non-optional charges and cabin bag

In other news, Wizz Air on April 27 celebrated the start of operations from Vienna, the newest destination in its network, along with the first flights on three new routes to Katowice in Poland, Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Varna in Bulgaria.

In addition, the airline has announced another new route from Vienna to Kyiv, Ukraine starting in October 2018 and now connects Vienna with a total of 30 destinations in 22 countries.

Finally, Wizz Air also announced on April 27 three new services from Kyiv to Berlin, Frankfurt and Vienna. The new low fare routes will be operated daily.

Wizz started operations from Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport in 2008 and after 10 years of successful operations, as part of its great expansion across Europe, the airline introduces three new routes Germany and Austria. Further diversifying its low fare network from Kyiv, WIZZ offers now 23 routes to 11 countries, including the services to Tallinn and Lisbon that will commence in June. The airline continues to invest in its local base, by allocating the third modern Airbus A320 this summer, a total investment of more than $ 300 million**, and employing more than 100 local crew.

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