Wizz Air received on Monday three new aircraft that will support flights operated from Bucharest, with increased frequencies on 20 existing routes, this expansion ensuring 1.2 million additional seats for Romanian passengers annually, the company informs through a press release, according to Agerpres.
All three aircraft began operating flights from Bucharest on October 3 and, to mark this important milestone, the first aircraft, coming from Valencia, Spain, was welcomed at the airport after landing.
„After the significant expansion announced in September, Wizz Air has consolidated its position as the largest operator in Romania, with 36 aircraft, but also from Henri Coanda International Airport, where it has 15 aircraft. The number of aircraft at the Bucharest airport will reach 17 by the end of this year. In addition, the additional aircraft will support the introduction of three new routes from Bucharest to Athens, Prague and Larnaca from December 2022. In total, Wizz Air now operates 67 low-fare routes to 20 countries in Europe and the Middle East, from Otopeni Airport, continuously investing in the development of the network”, the press release says.
The Wizz Air routes that will register increases in frequencies from Bucharest are: Bucharest – London Luton, Bucharest – Tel Aviv, Bucharest – Rome Fiumicino, Bucharest – Milan Bergamo, Bucharest – Paris Beauvais, Bucharest – Copenhagen, Bucharest – Barcelona, Bucharest – Brussels-Charleroi, Bucharest – Valencia, Bucharest – Madrid, Bucharest – Stockholm Skavsta, Bucharest – Eindhoven, Bucharest – Naples, Bucharest – Bologna, Bucharest – Seville, Bucharest – Birmingham, Bucharest – Dortmund, Bucharest – Lyon, Bucharest – Catania, Bucharest – Memmingen, Bucharest – Malmo, Bucharest – Lisbon, Bucharest – Sandefjord, Bucharest – Alicante, Bucharest – Hamburg, Bucharest – Nice, Bucharest – Zaragoza and Bucharest – Malaga.
Wizz Air, the fastest-growing and most sustainable ultra-low-cost airline in Europe, operates a fleet of 166 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of aviation professionals ensure superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 27.1 million passengers in the financial year 2022, which ended on 31 March 2022.
The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange with the abbreviation WIZZ.