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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.

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Wizz Air expands in Poland

Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, started operating new routes from Poland.

With several flights a week Wizz Air connects Warsaw with Podgorica, Katowice with Podgorica, Santander and Castellon, as well as Gdansk with London Gatwick.

Currently Wizz Air offers flights on 169 routes to 74 destinations from 9 Polish airports, providing affordable access for all types of travellers across Europe and beyond.

Wizz Air’s first Polish flight took off on May 19, 2004 from Katowice to London Luton and since then, the airline has become one of the top carriers in Poland. Wizz Air is constantly expanding its offer with further travel options at low fares for an increasing number of passengers. In 2018, Wizz Air carried 9.3 million passengers.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM POLAND

Departure Destination Days Starts Fares From*
Katowice Castellon Mondays, Fridays 17 June PLN 129/ EUR 29.99
Katowice Santander Tuesdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 129 / EUR 29.99
Katowice Podgorica Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
Warsaw Podgorica Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 189 / EUR 44.99
Gdansk London Gatwick daily 15 June PLN 39 / EUR 9.99

In other news, Wizz Air last week started a new low-fare service from its Serbian base in Belgrade to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport in France.

Lyon is the third French destination Wizz Air operates flights to from Belgrade, next to Paris Beauvais and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. Service to Lyon started on June 15, 2018 and is operated on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Finally Wizz Air on June 17 launched a new route to Memmingen/ Munich West, the first low fare connection from Suceava to Germany.

The new route operates three flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Photos: Wizz Air.

Indigo Partners to add 50 Airbus A321XLRs to its airline fleets

Indigo Partners and three of its airlines will acquire 50 of the new Airbus A321XLR long-range, single-aisle jetliners. The Memorandum of Understanding includes new orders for 32 A321XLRs and the conversion of 18 existing A320neo family orders.

Indigo Partners LLC, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is a private equity fund focused on worldwide investments in air transportation. Indigo has major ownership stakes in four low-cost airlines, including Frontier Airlines (U.S.), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary). The four carriers now operate a combined 295 Airbus planes and, with the new commitments, have 636 on order.

Twenty of the A321XLRs will be allocated to Wizz Air, 18 to Frontier, and 12 to JetSMART.

Airbus announced the launch of the A321XLR at the Paris Air Show. Derived from the A321neo, the A321XLR is the longest-range single-aisle commercial jetliner ever, capable of flying routes up to 4,700nm with unbeatable fuel efficiency. With a range previously found only in twin-aisle aircraft, A321XLR will enable airlines to exploit new route opportunities with low operating costs, reduced environmental impact, and provide passengers with a comfortable travel experience.

Images: Airbus.

Wizz Air expands in Vienna with a sixth aircraft

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXR (msn 7647) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946626.

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in the middle of December, enabling the start of six new long-awaited services from Vienna to Alicante, Bremen, Chisinau, Naples, Oslo and Porto and the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing Eindhoven and Tel Aviv routes.

Wizz opened its Austrian base in Vienna International Airport in June 2018 and after only one year of successful operations, the airline announced further expansion, growing its fleet to six Airbus aircraft. Together with these six new services Wizz Air now offers 38 routes to 23 countries from Vienna.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM VIENNA

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Chisinau Monday, Friday 28 October 2019 EUR 19.99
Oslo Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 16 December 2019 EUR 19.99/ 209 NOK
Alicante Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 17 December 2019 EUR 19.99
Bremen Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 17 December 2019 EUR 14.99
Naples Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 17 December 2019 EUR 19.99
Porto Wednesday, Sunday 18 December 2019 EUR 19.99

Wizz Air celebrated its 15th anniversary in May.

In other news, Wizz Air will become the biggest airline at London Luton Airport this summer.

The carrier will also add a new route from Vilnius – to Eilat in Israel.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXR (msn 7647) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946626.

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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

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.

Wizz Air aircraft slide show:

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