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Wizz Air to open its 7th base in Italy at Venice, adds new routes to Jordan

Wizz Air has announced the opening of its seventh Italian base, at Venice Marco Polo Airport.

With 2 Airbus A321neo aircraft in one of Italy’s most important aviation markets, and with the launch of 4 new domestic services and 12 international destinations to 9 countries, Wizz Air continues to grow its Italian offer in order to provide passengers with a wide variety of destinations.

Wizz Air started flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from Italy on its over 200 routes.

The establishment of Wizz Air’s newest base in Venice Marco Polo airport, which follows the opening of six bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo, Bari, Naples and Rome Fiumicino) of the airline in Italy within just one year, underpins Wizz Air’s commitment towards the country.

The 2 Airbus A321neo aircraft will support the operations of 16 routes to Cagliari, Naples, Lamezia Terme, Lampedusa, Casablanca, Reykjavik, Mykonos, Santorini, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Palma de Mallorca, Tallinn, London Luton, Tel Aviv, Prague, Sharm el Sheikh. Wizz Air’s extensive Venice network will support local tourism, bring more capital to the region as well as connect Venice with 3 new and exciting, currently unserved destinations such as Reykjavik, Tallinn and Fuerteventura. Wizz Air already operates 10 services from Venice Marco Polo airport to Catania, Tirana, Chisinau, Skopje, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Timisoara, St. Petersburg and Kyiv Zhulyany.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM VENICE MARCO POLO

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE*  STARTS
VENICE – CAGLIARI Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – NAPLES Daily 19.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – LAMEZIA TERME Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – LAMPEDUSA Wednesday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 6 March 2022
VENICE – CASABLANCA Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR 4 March 2022
VENICE – REYKJAVIK Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR 2 April 2022
VENICE – MYKONOS

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 1 April 2022
VENICE – SANTORINI

 

Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 2 April 2022
VENICE – PALMA DE MALLORCA

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 1 April 2022
VENICE – FUERTEVENTURA

 

Thursday, Sunday 29.99 EUR 3 April 2022
VENICE – TENERIFE

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR 31 October 2022
VENICE – TALLINN

 

Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR 4 March 2022
VENICE – LONDON LUTON Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 14.99 EUR / 12.99 GBP 3 March 2022
VENICE – TEL AVIV Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 79 ILS 2 April 2022
VENICE – PRAGUE Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.99 EUR / 259 CZK 1 April 2022
VENICE – SHARM EL SHEIKH Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR / 35.99 USD 1 November 2022

 

* 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 company has also announced new routes from Amman to Rome, Milan, Vienna and Budapest.

In addition, the airline will also fly from Aqaba to Rome, Vienna, Budapest and Bucharest.

Wizz Air expands in Sarajevo with 7 new routes

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a second aircraft to its Sarajevo base. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December 2021, enabling the start of 7 new routes from Sarajevo to Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg (Germany), Venice (Italy), Billund (Denmark), Malmo (Sweden), Oslo (Norway) as well as the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing Copenhagen, Dortmund, Gothenburg Landvetter, Stockholm Skavsta, Memmingen/Munich West routes.

Wizz Air started operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina in May 2013 and has carried 1.5 million passengers.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM SARAJEVO

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
SARAJEVO – FRANKFURT Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – VENICE Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – BILLUND Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 17 December 2021
SARAJEVO – COLOGNE Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR / 58.99 BAM 15 December 2021
SARAJEVO – HAMBURG Thursday, Sunday 29.99 EUR / 58.99 BAM 16 December 2021
SARAJEVO – MALMO Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – OSLO Wednesday, Sunday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 15 December 2021

 

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM SARAJEVO

DESTINATION Frequency increase
SARAJEVO – COPENHAGEN 3 → 4
SARAJEVO – DORTMUND 3 → 4
SARAJEVO – GOTHENBURG LANDVETTER 2 → 3
SARAJEVO – STOCKHOLM SKAVSTA 2 → 3
SARAJEVO – MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST 2 → 3

 

* 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.

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

Wizz Air adds 6th Airbus A321 and four new routes at Tirana, Albania

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Tirana base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in December 2021, enabling the start of 4 new routes from Tirana to Liverpool in United Kingdom, Madrid in Spain, Billund in Denmark and Oslo Sandefjord Torp in Norway, as well as the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing routes to: Ancona, Verona (Italy), London Luton (UK), Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Paris Beauvais (France), Berlin, Hamburg, Memmingen/Munich West (Germany)

Wizz Air started operations in Albania in April 2017 and has carried over 0.5 million passengers during 4 years of successful operations. The airline will have an all Airbus A321 fleet in Albania as of the 2021 winter. Together with 4 new services, Wizz Air now offers 38 routes to 15 countries from Tirana.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM TIRANA

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
TIRANA – LIVERPOOL Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 10 December 2021
TIRANA – MADRID Wednesday, Sunday 29.99 EUR 12 December 2021
TIRANA – BILLUND Thursday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 9 December 2021
TIRANA – OSLO SANDEFJORD TORP Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR 11 December 2021

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM TIRANA

DESTINATION Frequency increase
TIRANA – ANCONA 2 → 3
TIRANA – VERONA 3 → 5
TIRANA – LONDON LUTON 12 → 14
TIRANA – BRUSSELS CHARLEROI 3 → 5
TIRANA – PARIS BEAUVAIS 2 → 3
TIRANA – BERLIN 3 → 4
TIRANA – HAMBURG 2 → 3
TIRANA – MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST 3 → 5

 

* 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.

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

In other news, the airline and associate airline have added new routes also from Vilnius and Abu Dhabi.

Wizz Air wants to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, today announced it is ramping up pilot recruitment across its network, with plans to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030. The airline has already trained over 150 additional pilots in order to fly over 100% of pre-Covid capacity this summer and aims to recruit over 300 more by the end of this year as it looks to meet its ambitious growth plans following the pandemic. Enthusiastic candidates who have always dreamed of a career in the sky can apply online here.

Pilots joining Wizz Air will have the opportunity to operate the airline’s constantly growing fleet of young, modern and sustainable Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft on over 800 routes, to 191 destinations in 49 countries. Wizz Air is committed to more than tripling the size of its fleet, with 500 Airbus aircraft expected in the next ten years, creating a wealth of opportunities for pilots looking for rapid career progression, a competitive salary, industry-leading training and development, an indefinite and secure contract, and a variety of flexible and fixed roster patterns.

Wizz Air welcomes applications from experienced captains and first officers as well as those with no flying experience at all, thanks to its Wizz Air Pilot Academy Program which gives aspiring pilots the opportunity to obtain a commercial pilot’s license. Besides intense pilot recruitment, Wizz Air continues to recruit cabin crew members across its 43 bases to meet its growth plans.

In other news, new routes:

Lanzarote from Rome or Milan, to Gran Canaria from Vienna or Bucharest, or to Billund from Cluj-Napoca.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi to Tirana or Sarajevo.

Wizz Air establishes its 6th Italian base in Naples

Wizz Air has announced its 6th Italian base, in Naples together with 18 new international and domestic routes.

The airline will base 2 Airbus A321 aircraft at Naples airport in August and September 2021. The 18 new services to 9 countries announced, will complement the already operated 8 routes from Naples Airport.

Wizz Air started flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from Italy on its over 200 routes. Wizz Air is dedicated to continue developing its network and making affordable travel accessible to an ever increasing number of people. With the experience of providing low fare high quality services in the past 17 years. The establishment of Wizz Air’s newest, 44 base in Naples follows the opening of five bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo, Bari and Rome Fiumicino) of the airline in Italy.

Speaking at the press conference in Naples today, George MichalopoulosChief Commercial Officer of Wizz Air Group said:I am delighted to announce Wizz Air’s newest base at Naples International Airport and the quadrupling of our capacity at the airportand the quadrupling of our capacity at the airport. Wizz Air’s 6 Italian base together with the basing of 2 Airbus A321neo aircraft and the addition of 18 new routes is a further testament to the airline’s firm plan to establishing itself as the most trusted and sustainable player among Italy’s top 3 airlines. It is a true honour to serve Italy’s third biggest city and support the ramp up of the local economy and the tourism sector.  Our brand new A321neo aircraft as well as our enhanced protective measures will ensure the best possible sanitary conditions for travellers while operating with the lowest environmental footprint. We look forward welcome passengers back on board with great service and a smile”

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM NAPLES

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
NAPLES – LAMPEDUSA Monday, Friday 24.99 EUR 30 July 2021
NAPLES – MILAN LINATE Daily,

Double daily as of September

19.99 EUR 30 July 2021
NAPLES – OLBIA Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 30 July 2021
NAPLES – TURIN Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9.99 EUR 15 September 2021
NAPLES – VERONA Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 9.99 EUR 16 September 2021
NAPLES – MYKONOS Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 31 July 2021
NAPLES – CHANIA Monday, Friday 24.99 EUR 30 July 2021
NAPLES – SANTORINI Wednesday, Sunday 24.99 EUR 1 August 2021
NAPLES – IBIZA Daily 24.99 EUR 30 July 2021
NAPLES – FUERTEVENTURA Wednesday, Sunday 34.99 EUR 15 September 2021
NAPLES – TENERIFE Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 34.99 EUR 16 September 2021
NAPLES – LONDON Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 29.99 EUR / 26.99 GBP 15 September 2021
NAPLES – TALLINN Monday, Friday 29.99 EUR 17 September 2021
NAPLES – PRAGUE Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 529 CZK 18 September 2021
NAPLES – TEL AVIV Wednesday, Sunday 34.99 EUR / 139 ILS 15 September 2021
NAPLES – CASABLANCA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 34.99 EUR 16 September 2021
NAPLES – REYKJAVIK Monday, Friday 39.99 EUR 17 September 2021
NAPLES – SHARM EL SHEIKH Saturday 39.99 EUR / 41.99 USD 18 September 2021

 

* 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.

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

Wizz Air announces 32 new routes from Rome to 19 countries

 

Wizz Air has announced a total of 32 new routes from Rome (Fiumicino) to holiday destinations in 19 countries. FCO will become the fifth base in Italy for the airline. Routes will start mostly in July with four based Airbus A321neos.

The new routes are:

London (Luton) starting on July 1, 2021

Liverpool starting on July 1, 2021

Eindhoven starting on July 2, 2021

Sofia starting on July 2, 2021

Tel Aviv starting on July 16, 2021

Casablanca starting on July 16, 2021

Marrakech starting on November 2, 2021

Mykonos seasonal starting on July 1, 2021

Santorini starting on July 1, 2021

Corfu starting on July 2, 2021

Zakynthos starting on July 15, 2021

Heraklion starting on July 16, 2021

Larnaca starting July 1, 2021

Fuerteventura starting on July 15, 2021

Tenerife Sur starting on July 3, 2021

Sharm el Sheikh starting on July 15, 2021
Hurghada starting on July 17, 2021
Alexandria starting on July 18, 2021
Kharkiv starting on July 18, 2021
Pristina starting on July 18, 2021
Antalya seasonal starting on July 15, 2021
Bodrum seasonal starting on July 18, 2021
Keflavik starting on July 16, 2021
Tirgu Mures starting on July 1, 2021
Costanta starting on July 2, 2021
Satu Mare starting on July 17, 2021
Dubrovnik seasonal starting on July 1, 2021
Split seasonal starting on July 2, 2021
Faro starting on July 4, 2021
Nice starting on July 2, 2021
Prague starting on July 2, 2021
Tallinn starting on July 2, 2021

Wizz Air expands in Italy

Wizz Air has announced a third aircraft in Catania with new routes to Turin, Santorini (July 3) , Heraklion (July 8), Prague (July 3), Tel Aviv (July 4) starting in July and Abu Dhabi on September 21.

This will bring the total number of routes from Catania to 29.

A new route will also link Brindisi with Milan (Linate) with six weekly flights and Santorini twice-weekly on a seasonal basis.

Wizz Air announces new summer routes

Wizz Air has announced the addition of five new low-fare holiday routes from Poland.

Wizz’s new exciting routes, which will be launched in summer 2021, offer connections between 3 Polish airports with 5 destinations. New amazing Greek Islands: Crete, Santorini are waiting for our Gdansk passengers while Kraków network widen of Split (Cratia) route and WIZZ offers now flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Thessaloniki and Preveza-Aktion, which is a airline’s newest station.

Wizz Air’s new holiday routes include five summer destinations from Poland. All routes will be lauched in June 2021. Wizz Air will operate twice weekly flights from Warsaw to Thessaloniki and Preveza-Aktion, two times weekly from Gdansk to the outstanding Greek island of Crete (Heraklion) and Santorini, additionally the airline will also start two-weekly flights from Krakow to Croatian city of Split.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM POLAND

ROUTE DAYS FARES FROM** STARTS
GDANSK – HERAKLION Wednesday, Sunday 179 PLN 13 June 2021
GDANSK – SANTORINI Monday, Friday 179 PLN 11 June 2021
KRAKOW – SPLIT Monday, Friday 179 PLN 11 June 2021
WARSAW-THESSALONIKI Wednesday, Sunday 179 PLN 13 June 2021
WARSAW-PREVEZA Monday, Friday 179 PLN 11 June 2021

 

** 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.

Wizz Air aircraft photo gallery:

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Wizz Air announces a new base at Palermo, the 4th base in Italy

Wizz Air has announced its 42 base in Palermo. The airline will base 2 Airbus A321 aircraft at Palermo airport in June 2021. Along with the establishment of the 4th Wizz Air base in Italy,

Wizz Air announced 7 new services from Palermo and 4 other domestic Italian services from Bologna, Brindisi, Pisa, Milan Malpensa and Catania from June 2021.

Wizz Air’s history in Italy dates back to 2004 when the first departed from Bergamo to Katowice.

The airline has carried 41 million passengers to and from Italy in the past 17 years. As part of Wizz Air’s expansion, the airline continues to increase its operations in Italy with domestic and international flights.

The 2 Airbus A321 aircraft will support the operations of eleven new routes connecting the following 10 cities: Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (Euroairport), Bologna, London Luton, Milan Malpensa, Pisa, Torino, Treviso, Verona, Brindisi, Cagliari.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM PALERMO

ROUTE DAYS FARES FROM** STARTS
PALERMO – BOLOGNA Daily 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
PALERMO – BASEL Tuesday, Saturday 24.99 EUR 1 June 2021
PALERMO – VERONA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
PALERMO – LONDON LUTON Monday, Wednesday, Friday 14.99 EUR 2 June 2021
PALERMO – PISA Daily 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
PALERMO – TORINO Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
PALERMO – TREVISO Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 9.99 EUR 2 June 2021

WIZZ AIR’S ADDITIONAL NEW ROUTES FROM ITALY

ROUTE DAYS FARES FROM** STARTS
BOLOGNA – BRINDISI Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 9.99 EUR 2 June 2021
PISA – BRINDISI Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
MILAN MALPENSA – CAGLIARI Daily 9.99 EUR 1 June 2021
CATANIA – PISA Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 9.99 EUR 2 June 2021

 

* 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.

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

Wizz Air announces a new base at Sarajevo, new routes from Cyprus and Oslo

Wizz Air has announced its 41st base in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The airline will base 1 Airbus A320 aircraft at Sarajevo airport in May 2021. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air announced nine new services to seven countries from Sarajevo starting from May 2021.

Wizz Air’s history in Bosnia and Herzegovina dates back to May 2013 when the first departed from Tuzla to Malmö. The airline has carried almost 3 million passengers to and from Bosnia and Herzegovina in the past 8 years. As part of WIZZ’s expansion, the airline continues to increase its operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina by 50% and remains market leader.

The Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of nine new routes to Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Gothenburg, London Luton, Memmingen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (Euroairport), Paris Beauvais.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM SARAJEVO

ROUTE DAYS FARES FROM** STARTS
SARAJEVO–DORTMUND Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 48.99BAM/

24.99EUR

20 May 2021
SARAJEVO–MEMMINGEN Thursday, Saturday 38.99BAM/ 19.99EUR 21 May 2021
SARAJEVO–COPENHAGEN Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 48.99BAM/ 24.99EUR/ 189DKK 20 May 2021
SARAJEVO–LONDON LUTON Monday, Friday 58.99BAM/

29.99EUR/ 27.99GBP

21 May 2021
SARAJEVO–BASEL-MULHOUSE Monday, Wednesday, Friday 58.99BAM/ 29.99EUR/ 21 May 2021
SARAJEVO–BRUSSELS-CHARLEROI Monday, Friday 38.99BAM/ 19.99EUR 21 May 2021
SARAJEVO–PARIS BEAUVAIS Tuesday, Saturday 48.99BAM/ 24.99EUR 22 May 2021
SARAJEVO–EINDHOVEN Wednesday, Sunday 58.99BAM/ 29.99EUR 23 May 2021
SARAJEVO–GOTHENBURG Wednesday, Sunday 58.99BAM/

29.99EUR/ 319SEK

23 May 2021


* 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 company also announced a new route from Tel Aviv to Larnaca.

The new route will be launched on March 30, 2021 with twice-weekly flights, which will increase to three flights from May 6, 2021. The new route will allow passengers from Israel to travel on WIZZ’s lowest fares to beautiful holiday destination – Larnaca.

*Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in the rolling 12 months to April 2020 (57.2 gr/km/passenger).

Wizz Air is also adding new route from Oslo this summer:

Wizz Air aircraft photo gallery:

Wizz Air aircraft slide show: