Wizz Air to launch Sofia, Bulgaria, service in November

Wizz Air to launch Sofia, Bulgaria, service in November

Wizz Air will launch a new service from Budapest to Sofia, beginning November 1st.

The service between the Hungarian and Bulgarian capitals will run three days a week.

With the new routes, Wizz Air now offers low fare flights from Budapest to 48 destinations in 23 countries and flights from Sofia to 29 destinations in 15 countries.

Wizz Air is also expanding its base fleet in both cities to continue to serve growing passenger numbers.

Sofia will get its sixth base aircraft in March, while the fleet in Budapest will grow to ten aircraft by this summer.

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Networkwide, Wizz Air saw a 22 per cent increase in the number of passengers carried in 2015, up to 19.2 million from 15.8 million in 2014.

The number of passengers in Bulgaria topped 1.36 million in 2015 while 2.9 million passengers passed through Hungary’s two base airports in Budapest and Debrecen.