Wizz Air has opened its first UK base at London Luton Airport. Wizz will base one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport, increasing operations to 42 routes from Luton, including three new services to Tel Aviv, Prishtina and Kutaisi.
Wizz Air has promoted Diederik Pen to the roles of chief operations officer and executive vice president with the airline. He will take up the positions at the start of April.
Wizz Air has announced that it will open its 28th base on in June this year, at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom. The eastern European carrier will base one new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport.
Welcoming over 800,000 visitors last month, an all-time January high, Budapest Airport today celebrates another route announcement with home-based carrier Wizz Air. Boosting the Hungarian gateway’s links to Germany, the ultra-low-cost carrier has confirmed the launch of a daily service to Frankfurt, as of December 15th.
Wizz Air has closed another outstanding year with record passenger numbers and further expansion of its network. The airline carried 23 million passengers in 2016, representing a 19 per cent passenger growth, year-on-year.
Wizz Air today started operating its new service from London Luton to Suceava in Romania. The newest WIZZ route is operated four times per week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Wizz Air currently offers 76 routes to 37 destinations in 14 countries from nine major UK airports, and just this week celebrated carrying 30 million passengers on UK routes since it launched its’ first route, from London Luton to Katowice, back in 2004.
Budapest Airport has celebrated its resumption of seasonal services with Varna, the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Having operated the route previously in 2013, Wizz Air returns with a twice-weekly flight to Bulgaria’s main tourist destination following a significant growth in Bulgarian market popularity.
The Hungarian airline Wizz Air has launched a new service from Berlin Schönefeld to Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The flight departs from Berlin Schönefeld every Wednesday and Sunday at 13:25 and flies direct to Dracula’s home country. The return flight is on the same day at 12:00 and lands in Berlin at 12:55.