Articles Tagged ‘IEV’

Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier

On 21 November Wizz Air announced that it will begin its first-ever flights from Krakow Airport, commencing in 2019. It will base two A321s and open up 12 new routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the base details, and highlights some reasons as to why Wizz Air has made this move. 

Wizz Air whisks up 11 new routes for the start of the W18/19 season

Wizz Air whisks up 11 new routes for the start of the W18/19 season

Wizz Air launches 11 new winter routes between 28 and 29 October, including London Luton to Lisbon. 

Ernest opens its fourth and fifth routes to Kiev Zhulyany

Ernest opens its fourth and fifth routes to Kiev Zhulyany

Ernest launches a four times weekly service from both Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino.


Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia showcases its latest award – the Arch of Triumph

Salvador Bahia in Brazil won last week’s Arch of Triumph award for the impressive aqua performance that it laid on for Copa Airlines’ inaugural flight from Panama City. See which airport this week has attempted to match the results of Salvador Bahia and tried to break into the top 10 FTWA leaderboard.

LOT Polish Airlines launches second Ukrainian link from Bydgoszcz

LOT Polish Airlines launches second Ukrainian link from Bydgoszcz

LOT Polish Airlines inaugurates a twice-weekly service from the Polish Airport to Kiev Zhulyany.

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year

The leading airports of Ukraine are set to offer 20.79 million seats this year, up from a total of 17.80 million in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks at the which airports are seeing the greatest capacity advancements, the airlines adding the most seats, plus the country markets reaping the benefits of carrier expansion.


Wizz Air ramps-up route count from three bases

Wizz Air ramps-up route count from three bases

Wizz Air adds new destinations from its bases at Bucharest, Kiev Zhulyany and Vienna. 

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

UK airport breaks into Lisbon dominated top 10

With the Portuguese not only qualifying for the Round of 16 at the World Cup, but also claiming first, third and fourth spots on the Arch of Triumph 2018 competition leader board, it is good to see a newcomer to the top 10 this week, as 13 airports battle it out for global water arch […]

Wizz Air expands at three bases and adds Estonia to its network

Wizz Air expands at three bases and adds Estonia to its network

Wizz Air adds routes from Katowice, Kiev Zhulyany and Sibiu – also launches flights to Tallinn.


Ernest enters eight routes and two new country markets

Ernest enters eight routes and two new country markets

Ernest launches services from seven different Italian airports – includes first flights to Romania and Spain.

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air to open Vienna base with three based aircraft and 17 new routes; appears at first not to target easyJet or Eurowings

Wizz Air has announced that it will begin serving Vienna from April, with the base opening in June when it will station one A320, with two A321s joining the new operation from November. While the airline is planning 17 routes from Vienna, it appears its strategy is to avoid easyJet and Eurowings. 

Wizz Air's seasonality report – could do better; traffic to whizz past 28m passengers in 2017

Wizz Air’s seasonality report – could do better; traffic to whizz past 28m passengers in 2017

Wizz Air has added over nine million passengers to its traffic statistics in the last two years. Its loads have not just remained robust, they have continued to grow, outstripping its capacity increases over the last 12 months. We take a peek under the hood of the airline engine of Central and Eastern Europe.