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Wizz Air to add two new routes from Vienna

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYQ (msn 6614) TRF (Ton Jochems). Image: 941588.

Wizz Air on July 2 will start a new route from Vienna to Eindhoven. The next day, July 3, the carrier will start a new route linking Vienna with Malaga.

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Wizz Air to add Budapest – Basel service

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYT (msn 6683) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937280.

Wizz Air on April 20 will add the Budapest – Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg route.

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Wizz Air starts its largest operational ramp-up – 70 new routes and 4 new destinations

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWE (msn 4372) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937608.

Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low cost carrier in CEE, starts the biggest operational ramp-up across its network in Wizz Air’s history.

In the upcoming 17 weeks a total of 21 aircraft will be allocated to its European bases, supporting 700 additional weekly departures and the commencement of 70 new services. Four brand new destinations – Athens, Tallinn, Kharkiv, Vienna – will be inaugurated by mid-July, along with the opening of a new Western European base in the Austrian capital.

The expansion of Wizz in 2018 represents an investment of more than $ 2 billion at 11 bases in the UK, Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Romania and Georgia.

 

Wizz Air begins its 2018 expansion in Budapest this week, with the arrival of an additional new Airbus A320, which will be the 11 aircraft based in Hungarian capital, coinciding with the launch of a new exciting route to Stavanger in Norway.


In other news, Wizz Air is adding the Tuzla to Baden-Baden route in Germany commencing on  June 18 with two weekly frequencies on Mondays and Fridays.

Finally Wizz Air is cancelling the Prague-Keflavik, Iceland route.

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Wizz Air moves in to Austria and sets up a Vienna base

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYT (msn 6683) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937280.

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, has announced that it would add Austria as the 44th country in its network, by establishing base operations at Vienna Airport.

Wizz Air will open its Austrian base with one Airbus A320 aircraft in June, which will be followed by the deployment of two additional Airbus A321 aircraft in November. This fast growth of Wizz Air’s Vienna base will see Wizz Air operate a total of 17 new routes from the Austrian capital in 2018.

The base establishment represents an investment by Wizz Air of $331 million* and 120 new direct jobs with the airline will be created. The airline’s operations will also contribute to the local economy, supporting jobs in the aviation, transportation, hospitality and tourism industries.

Providing an extensive offer to both business and leisure travelers, the newest Wizz services will connect Vienna with Gdansk, Tuzla and Varna from April, with Bari, Malta, Rome, Valencia and Tel Aviv from June and with Billund, Bergen, Dortmund, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Nis, Ohrid, Tenerife and Thessaloniki from November.

In 2018 Wizz Air will offer 450,000 seats on sale on its Austrian routes, operating 69 weekly flights by the end of the year from Vienna Airport. By adding the Austrian capital to its ever growing route network, Wizz Air now connects 145 destinations across 44 countries, offering its customers very low fares and a friendly, quality customer experience onboard one of the youngest and most efficient fleets in Europe.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM VIENNA

Destination Weekly Frequency Starts Fares From**
Bari 4 15 June EUR 29.99
Bergen 4 25 November EUR 29.99
Billund 4 16 November EUR 19.99
Dortmund 7 25 November EUR 19.99
Gdansk 4 27 April EUR 19.99
Kutaisi 3 15 November EUR 29.99
Larnaca 4 25 November EUR 49.99
Malta 3 (4 from November) 14 June EUR 29.99
Nis 3 15 November EUR 19.99
Ohrid 3 15 November EUR 19.99
Rome 7 14 June EUR 29.99
Tel-Aviv 4 (7 from November) 15 June EUR 49.99
Tuzla 3 27 April EUR 19.99
Tenerife 3 27 November EUR 49.99
Thessaloniki 3 15 November EUR 29.99
Valencia 3 (4 from November) 14 June EUR 29.99
Varna 2 28 April EUR 29.99

In other news, the airliner later announced a new route from Wroclaw to Bari, Italy. The new service will commence on March 31, 2018 and will operate with two weekly flights, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

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Wizz Air announces a new Riga route to Georgia

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWC (msn 4323) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937607.

Wizz Air has announced a new route from its Riga base to Kutaisi in Georgia. The new service will commence on March 25, 2018 and operate with two weekly flights.

Kutaisi is the third largest city and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Georgia, a country with rich history, ancient traditions, sea and ski resorts inviting visitors to explore its renowned wines and famous cuisine.

The first Wizz Air flight took off from Riga in March 2010 and since then, the airline carried over 2.3 million passengers on its Riga routes. In 2014 Wizz Air established base operations in the Latvian capital and now has two Airbus A320 aircraft based at Riga Airport employing 70 customer-oriented crew, who deliver excellent service on each flight. In the first 11 months of 2017, over 500,000 passengers traveled with Wizz to and from Riga, 21% more, than in the same period of the previous year.

With its new Kutaisi service, Wizz Air now offers 13 routes to nine countries from Riga.

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Wizz Air announces a major expansion at London Luton Airport

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWC (msn 4323) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937607.

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe has announced an expansion at its London Luton base, with the addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to its Luton fleet by June 2018.

The allocation of four more Airbus A320 aircraft, each equipped with 186 seats, brings the total number of aircraft in Wizz Air’s Luton fleet to five.

Over the past twelve months (to October 31, 2017) WIZZ has carried more than 5.5 million passengers on its Luton routes alone, an increase of 11% compared to 2016, making Wizz Air the second largest carrier at Luton Airport. Wizz Air is expanding its capacity at Luton by 15% year on year, and will offer in 2018 more than 6.9 million seats on its 46 routes to 20 countries.

As a result of this significant expansion, Wizz is delighted to offer five new routes to UK travellers looking for their next adventure abroad. Daily flights will operate to the beautiful cities of Larnaca in Cyprus, and to Bratislava in Slovakia, whilst four flights per week will operate to Tallinn, in Estonia and three flights per week to Tirana in Albania and Lviv in Ukraine.

The additional aircraft will also allow Wizz to increase the frequency of flights on three of its most popular routes. Starting spring 2018 flights to Tel Aviv and Suceava become daily; and Prishtina flights will increase from two to three times per week, further demonstrating Wizz Air’s commitment to its UK customers by creating even more exciting travel opportunities across Europe and beyond.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES COMMENCING FROM LUTON

Destination Days Starts Fares from
Larnaca, Cyprus daily May 30, 2018 GBP 26.99/ EUR 29.99
Tirana, Albania Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday May 31, 2018 GBP 26.99/ EUR 29.99
Bratislava, Slovakia Daily June 20, 2018 GBP 26.99/ EUR 29.99
Tallinn, Estonia Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday September 17, 2018 GBP 26.99/ EUR 29.99
Lviv, Ukraine Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday September 18, 2018 GBP 26.99/ EUR 29.99


WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING LUTON ROUTES:

Destination Weekly flights From
Tel Aviv, Israel daily from 4 March 25, 2018
Suceava, Romania daily from 5 May 20, 2018
Prishtina, Kosovo 3 from 2 March 25, 2018

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Wizz Air signs a MOU for 146 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Wizz Air's first Airbus A321

Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced on November 15, 2017 that, following a competitive selection process, it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus S.A.S. relating to the purchase of a further 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft (72 A320neo and 74 A321neo). While deliveries will start in 2022, the bulk of the aircraft will be delivered in 2025 and 2026, following on from the delivery of the 110 Airbus A321neo aircraft ordered by Wizz Air in 2015. Under the Memorandum of Understanding Wizz Air has the right to substitute a number of the A320neo aircraft with the Airbus A321neo and vice versa, depending on its future requirements.

This new order, if approved by Wizz Air’s shareholders, would bring Wizz Air’s outstanding orders with Airbus to 282 aircraft, including also 8 Airbus A320ceo and 18 Airbus A321ceo aircraft, deliveries of which will continue to early 2019, and 110 Airbus A321neo aircraft, deliveries of which are planned to start in 2019 and continue through to the end of 2024.

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