Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Wizz Air launches three new routes in Europe

Wizz Air launches three new routes in Europe

Wizz Air launched three new routes to Thessaloniki, Athens and Bodø.

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air flies 200 millionth passenger, but over 100 million have been transported since 2015; Q1 2019 traffic up 11%, load factor 2.0%

Wizz Air recently passed the milestone of carrying its 200 millionth passenger and 15 years of operation since its first flight in 2004. anna.aero looks at how the carrier has transformed in recent years, including its ever improving load factor, and which leading airports are seeing the fruits of the carrier’s success in 2019. 

Wizz Air advances growth from Krakow with first based aircraft

Wizz Air advances growth from Krakow with first based aircraft

Wizz Air launches eight new routes including six from its new Krakow base.


Airbus signs up as main title sponsor for the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run for fifth year running!

Airbus signs up as main title sponsor for the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run for fifth year running!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero are massively honoured, and delighted to announce, that Airbus has stepped up as the main title sponsor for the air transport industry’s leading 10km charity race for a fifth year running. This year’s race will be Saturday 31 August 2019 on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L.

anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier's new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joins LOT Polish Airlines, Lithuanian Airports and London City to celebrate carrier’s new link from Vilnius at The Shard

anna.aero joined Lithuanian Airports, London City Airport and LOT Polish Airlines at The Shard on Thursday 25 April to toast the carrier’s soon-to-launch route between the UK airport and Vilnius. With UK-Lithuania traffic growing 13% in 2018, the route comes at a time when demand between the countries is at an all-time high.

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw traffic jumps 17% in 2018 to over three million; welcomes 14% rise in passengers during Q1 2019; ULCCs dominate capacity

Wroclaw Airport handled 3.35 million passengers in 2018, a rise of 145% versus the levels encountered 10 years ago. anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Mohammad Bhimani looks at the airport’s recent traffic developments and new routes which have contributed to its successful growth over the last decade.


Wizz Air delights Dortmund with new Lithuanian link

Wizz Air delights Dortmund with new Lithuanian link

Wizz Air launches a twice-weekly link between Dortmund and Palanga – joins existing Vilnius service.

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus steals the show in Arch of Triumph Part I voting; Choose now from 30 arches and select your favourite Arch of Triumph – S19 Part II

Aarhus Airport stole the show in S19 Part I of the Arch of Triumph Public Vote, securing 71% of all ballots. With a further 30 entries in Part II of the S19 season launch voting, take a peruse through the global salutes and choose your favourite today. Vote now!

Wizz Air cracks into the Krakow market

Wizz Air cracks into the Krakow market

Wizz Air launches first two routes to Krakow from Kiev Kiev Zhulyany to London Luton.


Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I  – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

Vote for your favourite Cake of the Week – S19 Part I – 25 fantastic route launch showstoppers to choose from!!

The S19 season was launched on 31 March, and anna.aero is letting the reader be the judge of the much anticipated anna.aero Cake of the Week competition. Having been inundated with 25 route launch masterpieces, take a look through and choose your favourite to make sure it secures the prestigious title! 

Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe's leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

Turkish Airlines overtakes Lufthansa to become Europe’s leading flag carrier; Gibraltar fastest-growing country market in Q2 2019

With S19 starting this weekend, anna.aero has looked at Europe’s fastest-growing airlines and country markets during Q2 2019 to see who the big winners are. The main story is that Turkish Airlines has overtaken Lufthansa to become the continent’s leading flag carrier, with it now the third largest airline after Ryanair and easyJet.

Wizz Air expands in North Macedonia

Wizz Air expands in North Macedonia

Wizz Air links Ohrid to Milan Malpensa, and Skopje to Bremen and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden.