Wizz Air has launched a carbon offsetting scheme as part of its wider plan to cut emissions. The system lets passengers to calculate the environmental impact of a flight and offset the emissions.
Wizz Ride is a new taxi and private transfer booking platform integrated into its existing mobile app. The debut comes in partnership with the business-to-business car rental provider CarTrawler.
As Wizz Air opens new bases at Gatwick and Doncaster Sheffield, Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, speaks to Owain Jones, UK managing director for the low-cost carrier, about how it is able to offer a ray of light amid unceasing darkness for the aviation sector
Low-cost carriers in Europe are reacting to a second wave of Covid-19 across the continent and the associated travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.
With the inaugural flights to Athens and Naples, today marks the official opening of the new base, which is one of three in the UK for the, alongside London Luton and Doncaster Sheffield.
During these uncertain times, passengers can use the map to check operating routes and relevant travel rules using a colour-coded system.
A joint-venture established between holding company ADQ and Wizz Air, the airline recently received national carrier status from the government of the United Aram Emirates.
The airline will allocate one Airbus A321 aircraft to the south London hub and launch four new routes to leisure destinations in Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta from October.
The carrier has recovered 77 per cent of its capacity year-on-year across its network and almost 100 per cent of its UK-based operation but argues it is prevented from expanding further at key airports.