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.
Wizz Air has called on the European Commission and all other stakeholders to bring an end of the current waiver from the 80-20 use-it-or-lose-it rule for airport slots.
As part of the collaboration, the low-cost carrier and Gemma Collins will provide UK passengers with post-lockdown holiday inspiration, just in time for the summer travel season.
The joint-venture - established between holding company ADQ and low-cost carrier Wizz Air Holdings - has just received national carrier status from the government of the United Arab Emirates.
Wizz Air has celebrated the arrival of its first scheduled flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The flight from Budapest landed in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to be followed shortly by a new route from Bucharest.
Known for its diverse ecosystems and landscape of mountains, pine forests and sandy beaches stretching over 60 kilometres, Gran Canaria is often referred to as a ‘miniature continent’.
The Airbus A320neo incorporates the latest technologies in aviation and offers significant environmental benefits, with nearly a 50 per cent reduction in noise footprint.