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Air traffic control strikes hit profits at Wizz Air

Air traffic control strikes hit profits at Wizz Air

26 July 2018 Airline News

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.

Wizz Air opens base in Vienna, Austria

Wizz Air opens base in Vienna, Austria

15 June 2018 Airline News

Wizz Air has opened its Austrian base at Vienna Airport with one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft. The newly allocated aircraft will support the start of operations of five new services from Vienna to the popular destinations: Valencia, Rome Fiumicino, Malta, Bari and Tel Aviv.

Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

Wizz Air reaches 30 million passenger milestone

9 May 2018 Airline News

Wizz Air has reported a new passenger record, with more than 30 million passengers carried in the past rolling 12 month-period. The same time, the low-cost carrier has seen its operations across Europe increase by 24 per cent compared to the previous year.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Wizz Air

Breaking Travel News investigates: Wizz Air

3 May 2018 Focus

As the first Wizz Air flight takes off under its newly issued UK operating licence, Breaking Travel News here takes a closer look at the Hungary-based carrier. Having grown from its roots in eastern Europe, it is now seeking its place among the largest airlines on the continent, chief executive József Váradi tells editor Chris O’Toole.