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Wizz Air exntablisheds a new base in Tirana, Albania

Wizz Air established A new base in Tirana, Albania on July 1. The airline has already based the first aircraft Airbus A320 at Tirana International Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base and complementing the already operated ten routes, Wizz Air announced 15 new routes to eight countries from Tirana starting from July 2020, bringing the total to 25 destinations from Tirana International Airport. The two other aircraft are expected to arrive in two weeks’ time, the company announced.

The 3 Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of fifteen new routes to Beauvais (Paris), Charleroi (Brussels), Eindhoven, Mulhouse Euroairport, Karlsruhe/Baden-baden, Hamburg, Berlin Schönefeld, Frankfurt Hahn, Prague, Heraklion, Rhodes, Bari, Catania, Milan Malpensa and Torino, totalling in over 800 thousand seats on sale to 25 destinations from Tirana in 2020. Wizz Air’s growing Albanian network will support local tourism, bring more capital to the region as well as connect Tirana with new and exciting destinations.

The airline recently announced a range of enhanced hygiene measures, to ensure the health and safety of its customers and crew. As part of these new protocols, throughout the flight, both cabin crew and passengers are required to wear facemasks, with cabin crew also required to wear gloves.

Since the middle of March, after COVID-19, TIA traffic was strongly reduced. But currently the airport is serving from 12 to 16 flights per day, still under restrictions from the European Union related to the free movement.

In other news, Wizz Air has reopened its Skopje base, and it has restarted the routes from both Skopje and Ohrid airports on July 1. Passengers can book flights on a total of 34 routes to some of the most popular countries such as: Germany, Italy and Sweden.

Finally, the company is adding new routes Kyiv (Kiev) and Odesa (Odessa):

Wizz Air announces eight new routes from Bucharest

Wizz Air has announced eight new routes from Bucharest to Cagliari (Sardegna/Italy), Copenhagen, Bergen (Norway), Hamburg, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Memmingen (Germany), Santorini and Mykonos (Greece).

THE NEWEST WIZZ AIR’S ROUTES FROM BUCHAREST

Route Operating days Launch date Fares from**
Bucharest – Hamburg Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 9 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139
Bucharest – Copenhagen Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Bergen Tuesday, Saturday 8 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Memmingen/Munich West Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Cagliari Elmas Thursday, Sunday 13 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Santorini Thursday, Sunday 9 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139
Bucharest – Mykonos Tuesday, Saturday 11 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139

 

Wizz Air expands in Serbia, establishes a new base in Russia

Wizz Air has announced an expansion of its Serbian operations, adding one new Airbus A321 aircraft to the Belgrade base as well as converting the other two based aircraft to Airbus A321 from August 2020. The new aircraft will join the fleet in July 2020, which will grow the local Belgrade fleet to three aircraft.

In July 2020, Wizz Air will launch 9 new routes from Belgrade to: Hamburg, Cologne, Friedrichshafen (Germany), Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Milan Malpensa (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal), Barcelona El Prat (Spain), Oslo Sandefjord Torp (Norway), Turku (Finland).

The first Wizz Air flight from Serbia departed in 2010. Belgrade was one of the first airports in the SEE region for Wizz Air with flights to Dortmund and London. Since that moment Wizz Air has constantly expanded its operations, bringing opportunities through affordable travel and has welcomed over 5 million passengers in Serbia. With the latest expansion of its Serbian fleet, in 2020 Wizz Air will have 3 based aircraft in Serbia, employing more than 70 customer-oriented crew, who deliver excellent service on each WIZZ flight. Wizz Air now offers 28 routes to 16 countries from 2 Serbian airports: 23 routes from Belgrade and 5 routes from Niš. The conversion of the entire Belgrade fleet to A321 operations would mean an annual capacity of 1,31 million seats on sale from Belgrade.

 


WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM BELGRADE:

DESTINATION DAYS STARTS FARES FROM**
BELGRADE – Friedrichshafen Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 16 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Brussels Charleroi Thursday, Sunday 16 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99
BELGRADE – Hamburg Monday, Wednesday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Cologne Monday, Wednesday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Turku Monday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99
BELGRADE – Milan Malpensa Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Lisbon Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 57.99 / EUR 29.99
BELGRADE – Barcelona El Prat Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Oslo Sandefjord Torp Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99

* Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in FY2019 (57.2 gr/km/passenger)

** One-way price, including administration fee. One carry-on bag (max: 40x30x20cm) 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.

In other news, the carrier is establishing its first base in Russia. The company will start new routes from St. Petersburg to new destinations, including Salzburg, Stockholm, and Malta.

Finally the airline will open its 7th base in Romania: Bacău to London and Rome and to the sunny Larnaca and Catania.

Wizz Air prolongs the suspension of its Polish operations

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Wizz Air has announced that, as a result of the extension of the travel restrictions imposed on all foreign flights to and from Poland, the airline prolongs the suspension of all its routes to the country until June 6, 2020.

Wizz Air is celebrating its 16th anniversary.

In other news, Wizz Air is opening a new base in Lviv in July 2020 and will connect this beautiful city to 5 new destinations directly. The company will also offer new routes from Kharkiv to Tallinn and Berlin.

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Wizz Air announces six new routes from London Luton

Wizz Air, despite the COVID-19 crisis in the United Kingdom, has announced six new routes from London (Luton).

The Hungarian carrier will launch a new route from LTN to Faro, Portugal on June 18, four Greek islands in early July and Marrakesh, Morocco in October.

Wizz Air reopened its LTN base on May 1.

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Wizz Air to reopen its Timișoara base

Wizz Air has made this announcement:

Wizz Air has announced that is ready to reopen its base in Timișoara starting from  May 1, 2020 and related measures for health and well-being when checking in and on board. This is subject to authority’s decision to lift or extend the current flight restrictions to and from Romania. If the restrictions will be kept, the base reopening will be postponed accordingly.

To help passengers and crew travel safely and worry-free, Wizz Air has introduced several additional security measures to support physical distancing during boarding and enhanced cleanliness on board. As part of the measures to protect the health of customers and crew, customers should check-in and make any purchases online, such as paying for additional bags, to reduce non-essential interaction at the airport.

Throughout the flight, cabin crew will be required to wear masks and gloves and will distribute sanitising wipes to each passenger. Onboard purchases are allowed and suggested to be made by contactless payments, to minimize physical contact.

Wizz Air will continue its stringent daily cleaning schedule, with the entire aircraft being disinfected overnight, following official guidelines.

From May 2020, flights from Timișoara to Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Paris Beauvais (France), Barcelona El Prat (Spain), Dortmund, Frankfurt Hahn (Germany), Rome Ciampino (Italy), London Luton (UK) will be resumed subject to no further restrictions.

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Wizz Air prolongs its suspensions

Wizz Air has announced that several routes to and from Romania remain suspended.

The routes to France and Germany are suspended until May 3.

The routes to Netherlands, Switzerland and UK are suspended until April 30.

For flights to and from the Republic of Northern Macedonia, the airline prolongs the suspension of all its routes to the country until May 16.

The measures are due to the extension of the travel restrictions imposed by Romanian authorities on all flights from Romania to these countries in the efforts to limit the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wizz Air suspends routes from Romania

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today that has suspended its routes between Romania and Great Britain, Switzerland and The Netherlands starting from the April 5 until the April 18.

The measure is due to new travel restrictions imposed by Romanian authorities on all flights from Romania to these countries in the efforts to limit the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result of the restrictions from Romania and all over Europe, the routes to Belgium, Austria, Spain, France and Germany remain suspended until the April 30.

Passengers with bookings affected by flight suspensions will be automatically informed via e-mail, in case the customers booked directly on wizzair.com or via the airline’s mobile app. 120% of the original fare will automatically be uploaded to the customer’s WIZZ account, with the amount to be used in the next 24 months for the purchase of Wizz Air products and services.  Passengers can also opt for a cash refund – which will take longer to complete – and will be informed about the necessary steps for a bank transfer or transfer to a bank card in a separate e-mail. In this case, customers will be eligible for only 100% of the original fare. Passengers who made their bookings via travel agencies – including online travel agencies – should get in touch with the company from which they purchased their tickets.

Wizz Air sincerely apologizes for the disruptions the travel ban could bring to the customers and assures that safety and well-being of its passengers and crew remains the airline’s top priority.

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Wizz Air suspends flight from Romania to the United Kingdom

Wizz Air has made this announcement:

Wizz Air has announced on April 5 that has suspended its routes between Romania and Great Britain, Switzerland and The Netherlands starting from the April 5 until the April 18. The measure is due to new travel restrictions imposed by Romanian authorities on all flights from Romania to these countries in the efforts to limit the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result of the restrictions from Romania and all over Europe, the routes to Belgium, Austria, Spain, France and Germany remain suspended until the April 30.

 

Wizz Air cuts about 60% of its flights to Italy

Wizz Air has announced that due to the decreasing trend in demand on its Italian routes caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus it has realigned its flight schedule resulting in significant cancellations on specific routes to Northern Italy between March 11 and April 2 2020, during this period around 60% or total Italian capacity has been cut.

AFFECTED ROUTES (WEEKLY FREQUENCIES)

Country Route WEEKLY FLIGHTS
11-18Mar
WEEKLY FLIGHTS
18-25Mar
WEEKLY FLIGHTS 25Mar-2Apr
Albania Tirana – Milan Bergamo 0 0 from 7 to 2
Albania Tirana – Pisa 0 0 from 3 to 1
Austria Vienna – Bari from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1 from 5 to 1
Austria Vienna – Rome Fiumicino from 9 to 3 from 9 to 3 from 10 to 3
Austria Vienna – Milan Malpensa from 6 to 2 from 6 to 2 from 7 to 2
Austria Vienna – Naples from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1
Bulgaria Sofia – Milan Bergamo from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2
Bulgaria Sofia – Bologna from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Bulgaria Sofia Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Bulgaria Soia – Naples from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Bulgaria Sofia – Catania from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Bulgaria Varna – Milan Bergamo from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Georgia Kutaisi – Bologna from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Georgia Kutaisi – Rome Fiumicino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Georgia Kutaisi – Milan Malpensa from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1
Georgia Kutaisi – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Hungary Budapest – Bari from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 7 to 2
Hungary Budapest – Rome Fiumicino from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2 from 9 to 2
Hungary Budapest – Milan Malpensa from 13 to 4 from 13 to 4 from 13 to 4
Hungary Budapest – Naples from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1
Hungary Budapest – Bologna from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Hungary Budapest – Catania from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Hungary Debrecen- Milan Malpensa 2 weekly 2 weekly 2 weekly
Lithuania Vilnius – Milan Malpensa from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2
Latvia Riga – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Moldova Chisinau – Milan Bergamo from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2
Moldova Chisinau- Bologna from 4 to 2 from 4 to 2 from 4 to 2
Moldova Chisinau – Rome Ciampino from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2
Moldova Chisinau – Torino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Moldova Chisinau – Treviso from 4 to 2 from 4 to 2 from 5 to 2
Moldova Chisinau – Verona from 4 to 2 from 4 to 2 from 4 to 2
Montenegro Podgorica – Milan Malpensa from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Gdansk – Milan Bergamo from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Krakow – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Poland Krakow – Rome Fiumicino from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1 from 5 to 1
Poland Krakow – Milan Bergamo from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 4 to 1
Poland Katowice – Rome Ciampino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Warsaw – Milan Bergamo from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2
Poland Warsaw – Bologna 0 0 from 3 to 1
Poland Warsaw – Rome Fiumicino from 6 to 2 from 7 to 2 from 9 to 2
Poland Warsaw – Torino from 1 to 0 from 1 to 0 no flights
Poland Warsaw – Catania from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Katowice – Catania from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Warsaw – Verona from 1 to 0 from 1 to 0 from 2 to 1
Poland Warsaw – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Poland Warsaw – Naples 0 0 from 2 to 1
Poland Wroclaw – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Poland Krakow – Catania from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Cluj-Napoca – Milan Bergamo from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Cluj-Napova – Bologna from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Cluj-Napoca – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Cluj-Napoca – Rome Ciampino from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1 from 4 to 1
Romania Cluj-Napoca – Treviso from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Craiova – Milan Bergamo from 4 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Craiova – Bologna from 2 to 0 from 2 to 0 from 2 to 0
Romania Craiova – Rome Ciampino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Iasi – Milan Bergamo from 4 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Iasi – Treviso from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Bucharest – Milan Bergamo from 11 to 4 from 11 to 4 from 11 to 4
Romania Bucharest – Bologna from 6 to 2 from 6 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Bucharest – Bari from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Bucharest – Rome Ciampino from 10 to 3 from 10 to 3 from 10 to 3
Romania Bucharest – Catania from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1 from 4 to 1
Romania Bucharest – Naples from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Bucharest – Pisa from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Bucharest – Terviso from 6 to 2 from 6 to 2 from 11 to 4
Romania Suceava – Milan Bergamo from 4 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2
Romania Suceava – Bologna from 2 to 0 from 2 to 0 from 2 to 0
Romania Suceava -Rome Ciampino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Timisoara – Milan Bergamo from 5 to 2 from 5 to 2 from 7 to 2
Romania Timisoara – Bologna from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Timisoara – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Timisoara – Rome Ciampino from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Timisoara – Treviso from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Iasi – Bologna from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Bucharest – Torino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 3 to 1
Romania Iasi – Rome Ciampino from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1
Romania Iasi – Catania 1 weekly 1 weekly from 2 to 1
United Kigdom London Luton – Bari 0 0 from 2 to 0
Czech Rep Prague – Bari from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1 from 2 to 1

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