Wizz Air expands in North Macedonia

Wizz Air launched two new routes from Skopje this week, with the carrier adding two new German routes to Bremen and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden. As a celebration of the new services, Skopje Airport baked a route launch cake.

Wizz Air Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden

Wizz Air commenced flights between Skopje and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden on 19 March. The carrier will operate the 1,297-kilometre sector twice-weekly (Tuesdays and Saturdays). To celebrate the new route, the crew members of the first flight received a 250g pack of the new and exclusive airport coffee called “take off”, which is roasted for the airport by Cofea Adoro. Pictured with the crew is Eric Blechschmidt, Director Aviation, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport (centre). According to OAG Schedules Analyser data, the route will face no direct competition.

Wizz Air Bremen

Wizz Air launched flights to Bremen from Skopje on 20 March. Posing with the crew of the first flight is Sebastian Maurans, Head of Sales, Bremen Airport (third left). Flights will operate twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays).

  • Wizz Air expanded its operations from North Macedonia this week, starting on 19 March with new routes from Ohrid (OHD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) and Skopje (SKP) to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB). Both of these routes will operate twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, with the 1,086-kilometre link to Italy being flown using A320s, while the 1,297-kilometre sector to Germany will be operated using A321s. A third route was launched the following day, with the ULCC linking the capital of North Macedonia with Bremen (BRE). The 1,558-kilometre link will be operated using a mixture of the carrier’s A320s and A321s twice-weekly, with rotations on Wednesdays and Sundays. None of the three routes launched this week will face direct competition.

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