Wizz Air commenced flights between London Luton and Lviv on 1 May, with the Ukrainian airport greeting the arrival of the ULCC’s latest service to the city with a classic route launch cake. Seen cutting the sweet sensation showstopper are: Andriy Moskalenko, Deputy Lviv Major for Development Issues; Tetyana Romanovska, Director General of Lviv Airport; and Roman Kokotaylo, Acting Director of the Department for Roads, Transport and Communication of the Lviv Regional State Administration. Flights on the 1,714-kilometre sector will operate three times weekly.
- Wizz Air commenced its latest route from London Luton (LTN) on 1 May, a 1,714-kilometre connection to Lviv (LWO) in Ukraine, the carrier’s second route to the Eastern European country from its UK base after Kiev Zhulyany. The ULCC will operate its newest service three times weekly using its fleet of A320s, with the city pair not expecting to face any direct competition this summer. From W18/19, competition between Lviv and London will be added courtesy or Ryanair, with Europe’s largest low-cost operator planning to link Lviv with London Stansted from 2 November. With the launch of flights from Luton, it now means that Wizz Air offers six routes from Lviv, with the UK capital connection joining existing services to Berlin Schönefeld, Dortmund, Gdansk, Katowice and Wroclaw. See how Lviv Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.