Wizz air launches Belfast flights

Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe is to start new flights to Belfast from Katowice and Warsaw.The Katowice-Belfast and Warsaw-Belfast services will start from 29 May and 28 July 2007, respectively. The flights will be operated to Belfast International Airport, Wizz Air’s newest destination.

The new flights are already on sale with fares starting from as low as GBP 19 (including taxes and charges) on wizzair.com or through the Wizz Air call centre on +48 22 351 94 99.

József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air said: “We are delighted to offer another new destination to our customers. Passengers from Poland, who are already well familiar with Wizz Air, as the largest low cost carrier in the country will be able to fly to Belfast from Katowice as well as Warsaw. I am confident that all our new passengers from Belfast and the region will enjoy our low fares and excellent services when traveling to Poland for leisure or for business.”

“This news is only the first step of a series of new route openings from Poland. Shortly we will be announcing further new destinations as details of the extended Summer 2007 schedule.”

John Doran, Managing Director of Belfast International Airport said: “Eastern Europe represents a large growth market for direct air services from Northern Ireland and a market which until today has been completely unserved.”

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“We are delighted to welcome this exciting new development in services from Belfast International Airport; a move which begins to open up this challenging market and we look forward to growing direct services to Eastern Europe over the coming months.”
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