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Wizz Air launches Carbon Offsetting Scheme

Wizz Air has launched a carbon offsetting scheme as part of its wider commitment to reducing emissions, enabling passengers to calculate their flight’s environmental impact and offset the carbon emissions thereof. The scheme, in partnership with climate-focused technology company, CHOOOSE, provides passengers with the option to offset their journey by supporting trusted, high impac...

The expansion of Wizz Air Latvian operations

Wizz Air announced massive expansion of its Latvian operations, adding one new Airbus A320 aircraft to the Riga base. This will enable the start of seven new routes from Riga to Bergen in Norway, Birmingham in United Kingdom, Billund in Denmark, Hamburg in Germany, Reykjavik in Iceland, Stockholm Skavsta in Sweden, Trondheim in Norway and one new route from Tallinn in Estonia to Bergen i...

Wizz Air operations in Belgrade restarted

Wizz Air has reopened its Belgrade base on 1 June 2020 with routes to some of the most popular destinations in Europe: Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Hanover, Memmingen/Munich West, Dortmund (Germany), Malmo, Stockholm Skavsta, Gothenburg Landvetter (Sweden), Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (Switzerland), Eindhoven (Nederlands), and London Luton (UK). To help passengers and crew travel safely an...

New WIZZ AIR base in Lviv

Wizz Air announced  a new base in Lviv opening on 1 July 2020, which will be the second and the newest WIZZ base in Ukraine. The airline will base one Airbus A320 aircraft at Danylo Halytskyi International Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air will start seven new services to Billund in Denmark, Tallinn in Estonia,  Lisbon in Portugal,  Hamburg in...

Wizz Air selected Pratt & Whitney GTF engines to power an additional 166 Airbus A320neo

Pratt & Whitney and Wizz Air announced selection of the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to power an order of 166 Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The order consists of 90 aircraft from Wizz Air’s 2016 selection, an additional 56 Airbus A320neo family aircraft and 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. This brings Wizz Air’s combined total order to 276 GTF-powered A320neo family...

First in Europe - Wizz Air to pioneer ACARS over IP with SITAONAIR

Wizz Air has become the first carrier on the continent to deploy SITAONAIR’s pioneering, airline-integrated ACARS over IP service, using terrestrial cellular networks. This development comes as the airline extends its longstanding relationship with SITAONAIR for its AIRCOM® Cockpit Services. The ACARS over IP service, using terrestrial cellular, is delivered in partnership...

Wizz Air to connect London to Moscow and St Petersburg

Two news Wizz Air UK services from its London Luton base announced -  to Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, and Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg  Flights on the Moscow route will launch on 1 October 2019 and operate daily. The St Petersburg route, on which Wizz Air UK will be the sole British operating carrier, will also launch on 1 October 2019 and operate daily....

Further Wizz Air expansion in Poland

Wizz Air announced its new international low fare route from Olsztyn Mazury Airport to Bremen, Germany. The newest WIZZ service will be operated with two weekly flights (Wednesdays and Sundays). Seats on the new route are already on sale and can be booked on wizzair.com or Wizz Air’s free app from as low as PLN 39*. Bremen is a major cultural and economic hub in the northern reg...