Wizz Air jets into Catania from Memmingen, its second-largest German airport
Wizz Air began Memmingen to Catania today, 28 October, its first destination in Western Europe from the German airport. The 1,233-kilometre service operates twice-weekly.
Today’s first return trip is operated by a 239-seat A321neo, which is routing Chisinau – Memmingen – Catania – Memmingen – Chisinau.
With Catania starting, Wizz Air now has 22 routes from Memmingen, with Sibiu, Timisoara, Sofia, Kiev, and Skopje its top routes this year by seat capacity, OAG data shows.
Wizz Air had 878,000 seats at Memmingen in 2019, with a 55% share of the airport’s capacity. Memmingen is now the ULCC’s second-largest airport in Germany after its new base at Dortmund.
Talking to anna.aero, Marcel Schütz, Memmingen’s Aviation Director, said: “We are happy that Wizz Air took its first step into Western Europe from Memmingen. This shows the potential Wizz still has from the airport. A great partner in good and bad times, growing success together!”