Wizz Air announces 11 new routes for next summer including first services to Aarhus and Stavanger

Gdansk’s Lech Walesa ought to be proud of Wizz Air’s CEO Jozsef Varadi who now launches three routes out of the northern Polish airport named after him, adding two new destinations. The airline now has a destination network that covers large parts of Europe.

Wizz Air this week announced a total of 11 new routes that are planned to start next summer. There are four new routes each to and from Poland and Romania, two involving Serbia and one in the Czech Republic. In total the new routes will generate an additional 25 weekly rotations, roughly the equivalent of about one and a quarter aircraft’s worth of flying.

There are two new destinations for the airline; Aarhus in Denmark and Stavanger in Norway. This will also be Wizz Air’s first foray into the Danish market. The airline now lists a total of 68 airports in its on-line booking tool. The 11 new routes are:

Start date From To WF Comment
27 Mar 11 Poznan (POZ) Barcelona (BCN) 2
27 Mar 11 Brno (BRQ) Rome (FCO) 2 Second BRQ route after London Luton
27 Mar 11 Bucharest (BBU) Bari (BRI) 3 Third route to BRI after Budapest, Prague
29 Mar 11 Gdansk (GDN) Stavanger (SVG) 3 First route to SVG
29 Mar 11 Gdansk (GDN) Gothenburg (GSE) 2 Route re-launch
29 Mar 11 Gdansk (GDN) Aarhus (AAR) 2 First route to AAR
29 Mar 11 Belgrade (BEG) Brussels (CRL) 2
29 Mar 11 Tirgu Mures (TGM) London (LTN) 3 Second TGM route after Budapest
29 Mar 11 Bucharest (BBU) Alicante (ALC) 2 Second ALC route after Cluj Napoca
3 Apr 11 Belgrade (BEG) Gothenburg (GSE) 2
4 Jun 11 Cluj Napoca (CLJ) Larnaca (LCA) 2 Second LCA route after Bucharest
Source: Wizz Air
WF – Weekly Frequency

According to OAG schedule data for the first week of December Wizz Air is currently operating 169 routes, with eight more expected to launch before the end of the end of the month. The airline’s busiest airports by weekly departures are London Luton (123), Budapest (80), Katowice (75), Bucharest Baneasa (69) and Warsaw (64). Other than London Luton, Wizz Air’s next busiest airports in Western Europe are Dortmund (47 weekly departures), Milan Bergamo (36) and Rome Fiumicino (30).


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