Wizz Air has confirmed it will open a new base in Rome, offering 32 new services to 19 countries. The carrier said this is the biggest number of routes ever announced in one go.
The low-cost carrier hopes many travellers will be booking now for a long-awaited holiday next year, with the airline offering a network of over 80 destinations from 12 UK airports.
From June 22nd, Wizz will operate flights twice weekly to the popular Mediterranean hotspot of Antalya, and from September 22nd, flights will commence three times a week to Rzeszow in Poland.
Wizz Air said it still had around €1,615 million on hand at the end of March, and was well placed to benefit from any recovery in the travel sector.
Shares in low-cost carrier Wizz Air fell by more than five per cent in early trading this morning as Indigo Partners said it would divest half of its stake in the airline.
Wizz Air has unveiled its flight schedule for the coming winter. A pre-sale is now open to members, while the tickets can be booked by the public from February 18th.
Wizz Air has announced a new connection between Luton and Sarajevo in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The carrier is also increasing frequencies on flights to Suceava, Athens, Reykjavik and Dalaman.
Wizz has reported a net loss of €116 million for the three months to December as the Covid-19 pandemic took a toll on aviation. The low-cost carrier saw profits of €21 million for the same period last year.
The new route, launching on February 12th, will create new opportunities for travellers and further diversify the tourism sector in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
The new routes, launching in the spring, offer connections between Doncaster Sheffield, Gatwick and London Luton and sunshine destinations in Turkey, Bulgaria, Spain and Greece.