Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air will launch twelve new services to nine countries from Krakow, including routes to London Luton and Doncaster Sheffield, starting from April.
The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and connects UK passengers to one of Ukraine’s major cultural and scientific hubs.
Wizz Air has become the latest carrier to be hit by the rising price of fuel, downgrading its forecast for full-year profits. The European carrier also pointed to a summer marred by air traffic control strikes and congested airports for the cut.
Wizz Air has celebrated the first flights on six new routes from three UK airports and the first flights under Wizz Air UK’s own W9 IATA code.
Wizz Air has announced its new baggage policy which guarantees all passengers to bring one free carry-on bag into the aircraft cabin on all flights from November 1st.
Wizz Air has appointed Joel Goldberg to the newly-created position of chief digital officer. Goldberg, currently senior director technology, Europe for Nike, will take up his position on October 1st.
As Wizz Air continues to open new eastern European destinations to British travellers, Breaking Travel News here visits Cluj-Napoca, the second largest city in Romania, to see what is on offer
Wizz Air has further expanded its London Luton base with the allocation of a ninth A321 Airbus aircraft and the launch of two new routes to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and Ukraine’s second largest city, Kharkiv.
Wizz Air has seen profits fall from €61 million to €52 million in the three months to the end of June. The Hungarian airline blamed the 14 per cent slump on air traffic controller strikes, with the amount it has been forced to pay out in delay and compensation costs trebling to €9 million.
International Airlines Group, Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air have submitted complaints to the European Commission against France as its air traffic controllers’ strikes restrict the fundamental principle of freedom of movement within the EU.
Wizz Air has launched a new route from Birmingham Airport to Cluj International Airport in Romania, with seats on sale now.