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Wizz Air announces 7 new routes in Poland

Wizz Air today announced 7 new routes from and to Poland and the third aircraft at the Krakow base:

Wizz Air will fly from Gdansk to London Gatwick, and from Krakow to:

Rome Fiumicino
Tel-Aviv
Eindhoven
Birmingham
Keflavik (Reykjavik)
Turin

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Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József Váradi, CEO Wizz Air and Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer.

The new generation aircraft is powered by two Pratt & Whitney GTF engines and features the widest single aisle cabin with 239 seats in a single class configuration and offers operators maximum flexibility, fuel efficiency and low operating costs.

Wizz Air is an all Airbus operator, with more than 100 A320 Family aircraft operating all around Europe with 261 more to be delivered. With 184 of the larger A321neo aircraft on order, Wizz Air is the largest Airbus customer worldwide of the type.

Photos: Airbus.

Wizz Air announces two new routes from Kiev

Wizz's 2016 "Budapest - Canadidate City Olympic Games 2024" promotional livery

Wizz Air has announced two new routes from Kiev (Kyiv) to Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece. The low-fare connection Kyiv-Athens is commencing on May 21 with 2 weekly frequencies, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, while flights on a route Kyiv-Thessaloniki are commencing on May 20 and will be operated 2 times per week, on Mondays and Fridays.

With these two new routes connecting Ukraine with Greece, Wizz Air is now offering a total of 45 routes to 13 countries from 3 Ukrainian airports in 2019.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTE FROM KYIV

Destination Operating Days Starts Fares From*
Athens Tuesday, Saturday 21 May EUR 19.99 / UAH 609
Thessaloniki Monday, Friday 20 May EUR 19.99 / UAH 609

In other news, the airline will also start flying from Gdansk to Bodo from May with 2 weekly flights.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYG (msn 5539) (Budapest-Candidate City Olympic Games 2024) MST (Karl Cornil). Image: 945726.

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Wizz Air expands in Kutaisi, Georgia with six new routes

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWB (msn 4246) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 945385.

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a third Airbus A320 aircraft to its Kutaisi base as well as the start of six long awaited new services from Kutaisi, Georgia to Eindhoven, Bari, Copenhagen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Tallinn and Charleroi. 

Wizz started operations from Kutaisi International Airport in 2012 and after 7 years of successful operations, and only 8 month after allocating its second aircraft to the Kutaisi base, the airline announced further great expansion at its Georgian base by allocating a third Airbus A320 aircraft in August 2019.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM KUTAISI

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Eindhoven Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99
Bari Thursday, Sunday 1 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99
Copenhagen Monday, Friday 2 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99
Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Monday, Friday 2 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99
Tallinn Wednesday, Sunday 4 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99
Brussels – Charleroi Wednesday, Sunday 4 August 2019 GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99

* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWB (msn 4246) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 945385.

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Wizz Air announces a new route from Tirana to Memmingen, Germany

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWF (msn 3562) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 943580.

Wizz Air has announced a new route connecting Tirana, Albania with Memmingen, Germany.

Commencing on September 1, 2019, the newest Wizz service will be operated with two weekly frequencies, on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Tirana, located only one hour from the Ionian Sea has been improving for decades regarding culture, economy and tourism. The city, which has been invaded by numerous empires through history has historic remains from the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire– therefore visitors can get a full picture of the European history in the Balkan throughout ages.

Memmingen in southern Germany is known for its picturesque old town with many courtyards, castles and palaces. Offering visitors a great number of interesting and unforgettable experiences – from environment friendly green areas to fascinating architectural gates and towers – Memmingen is an ideal getaway for those who would enjoy an active travel during a long weekend.

This new route is the second direct Wizz Air connection between Albania and Germany – as the Tirana-Dortmund route started operating in October 2018, providing affordable access for all types of travellers across Europe.

Wizz Air now offers a total of 4 low-fare routes to 3 countries from Tirana International Airport Nene Tereza and 18 destinations in 11 countries are directly available from Memmingen, providing affordable access for all types of travellers across Europe.

Wizz Air’s first Tirana flight took off in 2017 and since then, the airline has carried more than 135,000 passengers on its low fare routes to and from Albania.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTE FROM TIRANA

Destination Days Starts Fares From*
Memmingen Wednesday, Sunday 1 September 2019 EUR 19.99

 

*One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 HA-LWF (msn 3562) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 943580.

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Wizz Air continues to expand in Skopje, Macedonia

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYR (msn 6631) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 945266.

Wizz Air has announced today the allocation of its fifth Airbus A320 aircraft to its Skopje base in July 2019, as well as the start of eight long awaited new services from Skopje to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku and from Ohrid to Malmö, Milan Malpensa, Munich Memmingen and Dortmund.

The fleet expansion will also enable to increase the number of weekly flights on Wizz Air’s existing routes from Skopje to Gothenburg, Hamburg, Cologne, Malta and Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg.

Wizz Air started operations from Skopje International Airport in 2011, growing its fleet to four aircraft over 8 years.In June 2018, two of the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft have been upgraded to two Airbus A321.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM MACEDONIA

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Ohrid – Malmö Monday, Friday (until 13 September)

Wednesday, Sunday (from 18 September)

18 March 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Skopje – Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Tuesday, Saturday (until 29 June)

Wednesday, Sunday (from 3 July)

19 March 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Ohrid – Milan Malpensa Tuesday, Saturday (until 30 March)

Monday, Friday (from 1 April)

19 March 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Skopje – Bremen Wednesday, Sunday 20 March 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Ohrid – Memmingen Monday, Friday 1 July 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Ohrid – Dortmund Tuesday, Saturday 2 July 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Skopje – Larnaca Wednesday, Sunday 3 July 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99
Skopje – Turku Wednesday, Sunday 3 July 2019 MKD 1,169 / EUR 19.99

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON SKOPJE ROUTES

Destination Weekly Flights From Month
Gothenburg Landvetter 4x→5 July 2019
Hamburg 2x→3 July 2019
Cologne 3x→4 July 2019
Malta 2x→3 July 2019
Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg 7x→10 July 2019

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYR (msn 6631) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 945266.

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Wizz Air expands its Varna base in Bulgaria

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and the leading airline of Bulgaria, has announced further capacity expansion to its Varna network, allocating an additional Airbus A320 aircraft, adding 6 new routes and updating the frequencies of some of the airline’s existing routes.

The new Airbus A320 will be joining Wizz Air’s Varna fleet in July 2019.

With the arrival of the new aircraft in Varna Wizz Air’s Bulgarian fleet will grow to a total of 9 aircraft, with 2 based in Varna and 7 in Sofia. The fleet growth will increase Wizz Air’s capacity in Bulgaria further by 14% year on year, manifesting in both new routes and frequency updates.

Starting in July 2019, the newest Wizz Air routes will connect Varna with three exciting German cities. The beautiful port town of Hamburg, Cologne the gothic gem and the remarkable cultural hub Berlin are all among the airline’s newest direct routes from Varna. The romantic vibes of Paris, the exciting Mersey-side in Liverpool and the historical harbors and the colorful creativity in Copenhagen are now available for passengers travelling from Varna at Wizz Air’s genuinely low fares.

Wizz Air’s first Varna flight took off in 2007 and since then, the airline has become the leading carrier at Varna Airport. In the first eleven months of 2018, Wizz carried over 400,000 passengers on its low fare routes to and from Varna representing 48% year on year growth, while more than 2.8 million passengers to and from Bulgaria, which represents 17% increase compared to 2017.

Wizz now offers more than 500,000 seats on its 14 routes from Varna, while in total more than 3 million seats on 49 services to and from Bulgaria in 2019, as it aims to create more opportunities for Bulgarian travellers and their visitors to enjoy low fares and outstanding travel experience.

Wizz now offers 49 routes from three Bulgarian airports to 18 countries.

All images by Wizz Air.