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Wizz Air cracks into the Krakow market

Wizz Air Krakow

Wizz Air launched its first operations to Krakow on 4 April, beginning services from London Luton, while a route from Kiev Zhulyany was inaugurated the following day. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to mark the occasion. By the end of the S19 season, the carrier will have three aircraft stationed at the airport, operating a total of 18 routes.

  • Wizz Air launched its first operations to Krakow (KRK) on 4 April, with the carrier expected to base its first aircraft at the Polish airport on 1 May. The airline’s first route to Krakow was a route from London Luton (LTN), a 1,42-kilometre route it will initially operate five times weekly using a mixture of A321s and A320s, with the frequency increasing once more capacity is added to the Krakow base. A route from Kiev Zhulyany (IEV) was inaugurated the following day. Overall, the carrier will have three A321s stationed in Krakow by the end of the S19 season, adding another 16 routes over the course of the summer, namely Bari, Billund, Birmingham, Catania, Doncaster Sheffield, Eindhoven, Kharkiv, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Nice, Oslo Gardermoen, Reykjavik/Keflavík Rome Fiumicino, Tel Aviv, Turin and Turku. Along with adding Krakow to its network, Wizz Air has introduced a three new links from Gdansk (GDN) and one from Bucharest (OTP).
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition
02-Apr Gdansk (GDN) Bremen (BRE) A320 (2)  
Kutaisi (KUT)  
Bucharest (OTP) Memmingen (FMM) A321 (3)  
04-Apr Gdansk (GDN) Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) A320 (7) Norwegian (9), SAS (4)
London Luton (LTN) Krakow (KRK) A321 (5) easyJet (4)
05-Apr Kiev Zhulyany (IEV) A320 (4)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 16 April. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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