Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’
Welcoming the return of a further five services with Wizz Air this last week, Budapest Airport now offers 55 destinations with its home-based airline. Witnessing the resumption of 85% of Wizz Air’s routes when compared with 2019, the Hungarian gateway continues to show robust recovery.
Ryanair continues to invest in the Swedish market by adding more destinations to Stockholm Arlanda and Göteborg Landvetter. These include Stockholm Arlanda to Barcelona, and Göteborg Landvetter to Kaunas. Meanwhile, Wizz Air continues to expand its network at Malmö Airport and increases service with a route to Sarajevo.
This week Budapest Airport re-opened four further important routes with home-based carrier Wizz Air, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Route of the Week prize. Welcoming the return of links to the cities of Basel, Malmo, Milan and Rome, the ultra-low-cost carrier has confirmed the initial re-introduction of another 1,440 weekly seats in early June.
Budapest Airport welcomed the return of Wizz Air’s flights to Malaga and Dortmund, on 21 and 23 May, respectively, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Route of the Week prize. Wizz Air has launched the operations as weekly services to both destinations for the remainder of May, already confirming a frequency boost in June to twice-weekly links.
As European airlines look to rebuild their networks and stimulate traffic, anna.aero looks at the largest markets in Northern Europe which were underserved by pan-European based low-cost airlines from the south of the continent pre-pandemic, with leisure being the market that is expected to rebound the quickest.
In recent weeks, Wizz Air has shown that it’s looking at the upcoming summer season with optimism, with planned base openings at Bourgas, Cardiff, Sarajevo and Palermo airports. anna.aero highlights the ULCC’s new services, competition and how many routes it is scheduled to operate in S21.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of its latest routes from Abu Dhabi to Almaty and Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, starting in mid-May 2021. Both new services will be operated twice-weekly, increasing Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s network to 15 routes.
Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.
With SkyUp to begin Łódź to Kyiv and Lviv – two of the Polish airport’s most-leaked markets – we chat with Łódź to find out where else is in the list.
Wizz Air is to open its second base in Bosnia and Herzegovina at Sarajevo. No routes have direct competition and its first aircraft is now fully allocated.
Air India begins first non-stop between Hyderabad and Chicago, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches with Athens service, and more.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi took off on 15 January. Based on mid-April and the first four aircraft, big schedule gaps remain; up to 16 new routes could be announced.