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Wizz Air announces proposed establishment of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Holdings Plc has announced today that it has reached agreement in principle for the establishment of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in partnership with Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company PJSC. The new airline will be Wizz Air’s first airline established outside of Europe.  

It is intended that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will be formed via a joint venture, and operations are expected to launch in the second half of 2020. The airline will focus on establishing routes to markets in which Wizz Air has existing, high growth operations, namely Central and Eastern and Western Europe, as well as the Indian subcontinent, Middle East and Africa over the long run. Wizz Air believes that the establishment of a truly ultra-low cost airline in Abu Dhabi can contribute to the continued growth of Abu Dhabi as a world-class cultural and tourist destination. ADDH’s deep rooted knowledge of the local market, support and navigation in a new market for WIZZ is invaluable and will boost the successful development of the new airline.

The establishment and start of the new airline is subject to, amongst other things, agreement and entry into force of definitive documentation with ADDH, the receipt of all necessary internal and external approvals and consents, and the new airline satisfying all regulatory requirements of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority to obtain an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC).

With a fleet composed of Airbus A321neo aircraft, the world’s most efficient narrow body aircraft, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will gain access to markets with a total of 5 billion customers across Europeand beyond. The new airline’s customer proposition will align directly to that of Wizz Air with a singular focus on offering a superior value based quality air travel built on the foundations of one of the world’s greenest aircraft fleets*.

* Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in November 2019 (57.2 gr/km/passenger)

Wizz Air further expands in Bucharest

Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines today announced further development of the operation in Bucharest basing 1 new Airbus A321 aircraft. The new aircraft will enter the WIZZ fleet in July 2020, and will increase the local Bucharest fleet to a total of 13.

From July 2020, Wizz Air will also launch two new exciting routes from Bucharest to Prague, in Czech Republic and Seville, in Spain, which will be only connection between the Romanian Capital and the Andalusian city.

Prague is one of the most interesting cities in Europe, ranking in top 10 most visited capital across the continent. Well renowned for its historical landmarks like the Charles Bridge above the Vltava River, the Prague Castle, or the beautiful old town square with the Astronomical Clock, Prague can also offer a glimpse into contemporary design and architecture, with the Dancing House which is one of the city landmarks. Gastronomy enthusiasts will feel like home in Prague, famous for its great beer and tasty food. So Prague offers an authentic journey into the history while also providing relaxing moments on Vltava cruises. On the other hand, Seville, the capital of the Andalusia region in Spain, offers the best of the Latin culture. The must see list needs includes places like the emblematic Giralda (the bell tower of the Cathedral), the Basilica of La Macarena, Centro Ceramica Triana or The Guadalquivir River and several enchanting gardens.

WIZZ is constantly adding new routes to the Romanian network. In the second half of 2019 WIZZ announced new destinations from Bucharest to London Southend and Edinburgh or Lyon, which offers Romanian passengers the opportunity for new travel experiences in England, Scotland and France.

With this brand new addition in the Romanian fleet, Wizz Air will have 30 based aircraft in Romania in 2020 employing more than 1,100 customer-oriented crew. Wizz Air now offers 153 routes to 20 countries from 10 Romanian airports and has just recently welcomed its 50 millionth passenger in Romania and 20 millionth passenger in Bucharest. Both of them were awarded with EUR 250 vouchers for Wizz Air flights. Wizz Air is committed to the Romanian market and offers almost 11 million seats on sale on its Romanian routes in 2020, which represents a 10% growth year over year.

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Wizz Air to expand in Iasi, Romania

Wizz Air has announced the further expansion of its Romanian operations, basing one new aircraft in Iasi and adding six new services to its ever growing Romanian network. The new Airbus A320 aircraft will join the fleet in August 2020 and so will commence the six new routes to Barcelona, Bari, Berlin Schönefeld, London Southend, Turin and Verona. Together with the arrival of the new aircraft, frequencies to Rome Ciampino, Bologna, Brussels Charleroi and Tel Aviv will increase.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM IASI

Destination Days Starts Lowest fares**
Barcelona, Spain Tuesday, Saturday 1 August 2020 139 RON/29.99 EUR
Bari, Italy Tuesday, Saturday 1 August 2020 119 RON/24.99 EUR
Turin, Italy Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 119 RON/24.99 EUR
Berlin Schönefeld, Germany Wednesday, Sunday 2 August 2020 119 RON/24.99 EUR
London Southend, UK Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 2 August 2020 139 RON/29.99 EUR/26.99 GBP
Verona, Italy Monday, Friday 3 August 2020 119 RON/24.99 EUR

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON IASI ROUTES

Destination Weekly flights
Rome Ciampino, Italy 2x→5x
Bologna, Italy 2x→3x
Brussels Charleroi, Belgium 2x→3x
Tel-Aviv, Israel 3x→4x

*One-way price, including administration fee. One carry-on bag (max: 40 x 30 x 20 cm) is included. Trolley bag and each piece of checked-in baggage is subject to additional fees. The price applies only to bookings made on wizzair.com and the WIZZ mobile app. Number of seats at indicated prices are limited.

** Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in August 2019 (57.7 g/km/passenger)

*** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year

Wizz Air expands in Bucharest

Wizz Air has announced further expansion of its Romanian operations, basing 1 new aircraft in Bucharest. The new Airbus A321 aircraft will join the fleet in June 2020, which will grow the local Bucharest fleet to a total of 12 aircraft.

From June 2020, Wizz Air also announced a  new attractive route from Bucharest to Lyon, France as well as increase weekly frequencies on the most popular services to Milan and Turin in Italy and Tel Aviv in Israel.

The newest destination, Lyon is a mixture of culture, gastronomy and the romantic atmosphere of France. The third biggest city in the country offers so much activity you might want to stay for week! Find the original authentic bouchons, where you can enjoy the great Lyonnais food specialities, be amazed by the finest of the French architecture or take a relaxing walk at the banks of Rhône or Saône Rivers.

Wizz is continuously expanding its Romanian network. Just a month ago Wizz announced new destinations from Bucharest to London Southend and Edinburgh, which gives Romanian passengers more opportunities to travel to England and Scotland.

With the latest expansion of its Romanian fleet, in 2020 Wizz Air will have 28 based aircraft in Romania employing more than nearly 1,000 customer-oriented crew, who deliver excellent service on each WIZZ flight. Wizz Air now offers 148 routes to 20 countries from ten Romanian airports and has just recently welcomed its 50 millionth passenger in Romania and 20 millionth passenger in Bucharest. Both of them were awarded with EUR 250 vouchers for Wizz Air flights.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTE FROM BUCHAREST:

DESTINATION DAYS STARTS FARES FROM**
Lyon, France Tuesday, Saturday 2 June 2020 RON 119 / EUR 24.99


WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING BUCHAREST ROUTES:

DESTINATION FREQUENCY UPDATE
TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL 9x → 14x
MILAN BERGAMO 11x → 14x
TURIN 3x → 4x

** One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

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Wizz Air expands in Krakow, Gdansk and Warsaw

Wizz Air has announced that it will massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland.

From summer 2020 Wizz will launch 15 new routes from Gdansk, Krakow and Warsaw as well as increase weekly frequencies on the most popular services, adding a total of 24 incremental weekly flights to its Polish schedule.

With the latest expansion of its Polish fleet, Wizz Air will have 30 based aircraft in Poland. Wizz Air now offers 193 routes to 28 countries from nine Polish airports.

 

NEW ROUTES DAYS STARTS FARES FROM***
WARSAW – BOLOGNA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 June 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
WARSAW – TENERIFE Tuesday, Saturday 2 June 2020 PLN 129 / EUR 29.99
WARSAW – MADRID Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 1 June 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
WARSAW – TURKU Wednesday, Sunday 4 June 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
GDANSK – BARI Monday, Friday 1 June 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – TRONDHEIM Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – VERONA Wednesday, Sunday 2 August 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – BARCELONA Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 1 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – BERGEN Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – MILAN Daily 1 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – BOLOGNA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – HAUGESUND Monday, Friday 3 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – STAVANGER Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – LONDON GATWICK Daily 23 February 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – TROMSO Wednesday, Sunday 2 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING GDANSK ROUTES:

ROUTE FREQUENCY UPDATE
GDANSK – OSLO 7x → 10x
GDANSK – ALESUND 7x → 10x
GDANSK – MALMÖ 5x → 7x
GDANSK – STAVANGER 5x → 7x
GDANSK – BREMEN 2x → 3x
GDANSK – BODO 2x → 3x
GDANSK – KEFLAVIK 3x → 4x
GDANSK – TRONDHEIM 3x → 4x
GDANSK – HAUGESUND 5x → 7x
KRAKOW – ROME 5x → 7x
KRAKOW – BARI 3x → 4x
KRAKOW – KUTAISI 2x → 3x
WARSAW – KUTAISI 3x → 4x

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Wizz Air to add two new routes from Southend and one from Luton

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTC (msn 8295) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946808.

Wizz Air has announced that from November, we will offer flights from London Southend to the popular Eastern European destinations of Bucharest in Romania and Vilnius in Lithuania plus a new service from London Luton to Castellon in Spain.

The new Southend services will operate starting from November 23, 2019 and the London – Castellon route commences on December 9, 2019.

Additionally the carrier has also announced it is adding two more Airbus A321 aircraft to the Vienna base, enabling the start of six new long-awaited services from Vienna to Athens, Castellon, Cologne, London-Luton, Prishtina and Tirana, and the increase of frequencies of our existing Lisbon and Tel Aviv routes.


The seventh aircraft joins the Vienna fleet on December 18, 2019 from when our Athens, Cologne, Prishtina and Tirana routes kick off and the eighth aircraft arrives on July 1, 2020 which marks the start of our Castellon and London services.

Finally Wizz Air has also announced the start of two new routes from Kutaisi to Bologna in Italy and Cologne (Köln) in Germany.

The route to Bologna starts on November 23, 2019 and to Cologne from July 1, 2020.

The airline has also announced the previously announced Kutaisi-Nice service to start on December 12, 2019 and to increase the frequency of the Kutaisi-Milan route to four services per week.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTC (msn 8295) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946808.

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Wizz Air expands its Chisinau operations

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a third aircraft to Chisinau. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December, enabling the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing 8 routes and the start of four new routes from Chisinau. Passengers can already plan their trips to picturesque Prague, beaches and sun in Larnaca, business and cultural centre in northern Italy – Turin or to South Yorkshire county in England.

Wizz started operations from Chisinau International Airport in 2013 and established a base there in March 2017.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM CHISINAU

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Prague Wednesdays, Sundays 18 December 2019 24.99 EUR / 629 CZK
Larnaca Mondays, Fridays 20 December 2019 EUR 24.99
Doncaster/Sheffield Mondays, Fridays 20 December 2019 29.99 EUR / 25.99 GBP
Turin Tuesdays, Saturdays 21 December 2019 EUR 24.99

 

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM CHISINAU

VERONA, ITALY 2x-4x
ROME-CIAMPINO , ITALY 3x-5x
LONDON LUTON, UNITED KINGDOM 10x-12x
BOLOGNA, ITALY 3x-4x
BRUSSELS CHARLEROI, BELGIUM 2x-3x
DORTMUND, GERMANY 2x-3x
VIENNA, AUSTRIA 2x-3x
MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST, GERMANT 2x-3x

All images by the airline.