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Wizz Air Opens 28th Base In Varna

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today celebrates the major milestone of opening its 28 base in Varna, Bulgaria. The airline has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at Varna Airport, starting six additional low-fare routes from its second Bulgarian base to Dortmund and Munich Memmingen in Germany, Eindhoven in The Neth...

Wizz Air Holding: Record Q1 Profitability On 18% Passenger Growth

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or “the Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe1, today issues an unaudited interim management statement for the three months to 30 June 2016 (“first quarter”, “Q1” or “Q1 F17”). RECORD Q1 PROFITABILITY AND STRONG BALANCE SHEET  Total revenu...

Wizz Air Strikes $2.5 Billion Engine Deal With Pratt & Whitney

Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that, following a competitive selection process, it has agreed with Pratt & Whitney to equip its 110 Airbus A321neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan engines. Deliveries of the A321neo will start in 2019. The agreement also covers an additional 90 A321neo aircraft over...

Wizz Air Opens Its Iasi Base

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Romania’s largest airline today celebrates the opening of its newest Romanian base in Iasi. The airline is initially deploying one Airbus A320 aircraft to be based at Iasi International Airport operating five new routes from Iasi to Larnaca, Bologna, Tel Aviv, Catania and Rome Ciampino starting from 1 July. Already...

Wizz Air Announces Budapest - Porto Route

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Porto commencing on 4 September with two weekly flights on Wednesdays and Sundays. Wizz Air started operating flights from Budapest to Lisbon in March last year and Portugal quickly became one of the favorite destinations from Budapest for business and leisure travelers. In May thi...

Wizz Air Announces New Base In Sibiu And Adds Suceava To Romanian Network

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced it will begin base operations in Sibiu in August and launch four new routes from Sibiu International Airport. The company also announced it is adding Suceava as its newest Romanian destination, launching new service to London Luton. Already the largest airline operation in Romania, Sibiu will become Wizz Air&r...

Wizz Air Announces New Tel Aviv Route From Riga

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new Riga route to Tel Aviv that will be operated from 20 June 2016 two times a week, on Mondays and Fridays. The long awaited service from Wizz Air now allows people the opportunity to travel between Latvia and Israel on very low fares while enjoying excellent onboard service. With its newest route, Wizz Air...

Wizz Air enhances Budapest pilot training center

Central European budget carrier Wizz Air  is installing an advanced Airbus A320 family aircraft cockpit simulator at its crew training center in Budapest, which will be operational this summer. It will supplement Wizz Air’s full-motion simulator, giving the company added flexibility and allowing additional scheduling options to continue to meet the training requirements for Wizz Air&rsq...

Hungary Intends to Buy Up to 30 Russian Choppers for $490 Mln

According to Russia's Arms Trade Analysis Centre, Hungary is interested in purchasing 30 Russian helicopters. Hungary plans to buy about 30 Russian helicopters with the value of the contract expected to reach $490 million, a spokesperson for Russia’s Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (CAWAT) said Friday. "In February, Hungarian Pri...

2015 Set New Highs For Wizz Air

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, made great strides in calendar year 2015 and established itself as one of the best-performing ultra-low-cost carriers. Milestones for 2015 include a successful listing on the London Stock Exchange, a major brand refresh and livery update for its aircraft, a record aircraft order from Airbus at the Paris Air Show, and the entr...

Wizz Air Announces 3 New Routes From Budapest - Ibiza, Liverpool And Reykjavik

Wizz Air announced further growth of its low fare route network and launched three new services from Budapest to Liverpool and Reykjavik, commencing in March as well as a Budapest-Ibiza service commencing in June. With this announcement, Wizz Air is now expanding its Hungarian offer by connecting a 23rd country accessible with Wizz Air’s low fares – Iceland. Reykjavik is consid...

December 2015 Traffic Statistics: Wizz Air Grows Passenger Numbers By 22%

Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for December 2015. In December 2015, Wizz Air expanded its fleet to 65 aircraft with the arrival of its second brand new A321ceo to its Budapest base in Hungary. Wizz Air continues to expand its customer offering and network with the following announcements in December:...