The new services are to the Israeli seaside resort of Eilat (Ovda), the gateway to the French Alps in Grenoble, Verona in Italy and Tromsø in Norway, famous as one of the best spots for viewing the Northern Lights.
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 Holdings has reported net profit grew 22.1 per cent to a record €275 million for the full year ended March 31st, 2018. The figure includes results form both the airline and tour operator.
Wizz Air has announced the launch a new route between Doncaster Sheffield and Debrecen in Hungary. Flights will begin on December 16th and will operate on Tuesdays and Sundays.
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.
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.
Wizz Air UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wizz Air Holdings, has been granted an air operator’s certificate and operating licence by the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority.
Wizz Air has launched two new routes from its London Luton base following the arrival of two new Airbus planes. Flights to the Slovakian capital Bratislava will operate daily, while flights to the Italian port city of Bari will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays until April 18th, before increasing to four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Wizz Air has begun the biggest operational ramp-up in the company’s history. Over the next 17 weeks a total of 21 aircraft will be allocated to its European bases, supporting 700 additional weekly departures.
Wizz Air has announced further expansion at its London Luton base, with the allocation of an additional Airbus A321 aircraft to its fleet in 2018. This addition brings the total number of aircraft allocated at London Luton to eight and the total investment to US$860 million, the carrier claims.
Wizz Air has announced that it carried a record number of passengers in 2017. At the same time, the carrier expanded its operations significantly, placed its largest-ever aircraft order, launched a part-sponsored training scheme for aspiring pilots and introduced a number of enhancements to its customer experience.