TENTH ALLOCATED AIRCRAFT IN BUCHAREST, TWO NEW WIZZ DESTINATIONS FROM BUCHAREST
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s leading airline, announced a new allocated aircraft for its Bucharest base. The modern 230-seater Airbus A321 aircraft will support operations of two new routes commencing from Bucharest to Gothenburg, Sweden and to Nice, France. WIZZ passengers, eager to discover these destinations can already book their tickets on wizzair.com from just RON 129*.
WIZZ also celebrates today carrying 30 million passengers on its low-fare routes from Romania, since the very first flight from Romania, in 2006. The 30 millionth lucky passenger, travelling from Venice Treviso was greeted upon arrival at Bucharest with a complimentary WIZZ return ticket in honour of the occasion.
The new aircraft allocated to Bucharest base will be the fifth Airbus A321 in the Romanian fleet and will create 42 additional direct Romanian jobs with the airline. Along with the newest destinations available from Bucharest, from 2018 the new aircraft will allow Wizz Air to increase the number of weekly flights on the most popular routes from Bucharest to Billund, Geneva, Eindhoven, Paris Beauvais, Tel Aviv, Bari, London Luton and Barcelona.
Wizz Air, the pioneer of high quality and low-fares air travel in Romania since 2007, continues expanding its operations in the region and providing low-fare travel opportunities to even more customers. Since the beginning of 2017, over 1,587,000 passengers traveled on WIZZ routes from Bucharest, showing an increase of almost 40% compared to the same period in 2016, supporting over 1,200 local jobs** in associated industries. Passengers planning their holidays or a weekend getaway from Bucharest can now discover 47 destinations across 19 countries in Europe and beyond, with fares from as low as RON 39*.
Already the leading airline in Romania, Wizz Air remains dedicated to Romanian passengers and is constantly looking to expand its low-fare network from Bucharest for already more than a decade. With 10 modern Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft, an investment of more than $ 1 billion***, and a local staff of more than 360 aviation professionals, the airline has increased its yearly seat capacity by 23% in 2018, offering in total more than 4.2 million seats on sale on Bucharest routes. Since the beginning of its operations at Henri Coanda International Airport in 2007, Wizz Air has earned the trust and loyalty of over 15 million passengers traveling to and from the Romanian capital.