Articles Tagged ‘Wizz Air’

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches ops with Athens service

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches ops with Athens service

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launched operations on 15 January after its first route took off.  There were more than 184,000 non-stop seats in the market in 2019.

Bumper route launches in the run up to Christmas 2020

Bumper route launches in the run up to Christmas 2020

Air Canada begins Toronto – Doha, American launches TWO routes from Daytona Beach, Wizz Air starts Gibraltar, and MANY more.

Wizz Air starts Luton - Funchal, its only route to Madeira

Wizz Air starts Luton – Funchal, its only route to Madeira

Wizz Air began Luton – Funchal, Madeira, on 15 December, replacing TUI which ended the route in 2019. London – Madeira will now have five airlines in 2021.


Wizz Air launches Rzeszów to Eindhoven; its eighth Polish route to the Dutch airport

Wizz Air launches Rzeszów to Eindhoven; its eighth Polish route to the Dutch airport

Wizz Air started Rzeszów to Eindhoven on 15 December, with Amsterdam the fifth-largest unserved market from the Polish airport.

Wizz Air rocks around the clock on new Luton to Gibraltar

Wizz Air rocks around the clock on new Luton to Gibraltar

Wizz Air began Luton to Gibraltar on 11 December, with the ULCC the only carrier until easyJet resumes it from 30 March. Back in 2011, the market had 147,000 seats.

Wizz Air announces Cardiff base; <i>all</i> 9 routes will have direct competition

Wizz Air announces Cardiff base; all 9 routes will have direct competition

With Cardiff becoming the fourth base for Wizz Air UK but with competition on all routes, we examine why it’s happening. There’s a clear opportunity.


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Tallinn had record 2019 and sees people wanting to travel

Routes Reconnected: Tallinn had record 2019 and sees people wanting to travel

With nearly 3.3 million passengers last year, Tallinn is now very keen to get more Croatia and Greece routes given surging leisure demand.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Hamburg talks to us about key unserved routes; Toulouse #1 in Europe

Routes Reconnected: Hamburg talks to us about key unserved routes; Toulouse #1 in Europe

Hamburg has won ‘Best Airport in Europe’ for 10-25m passengers for the fourth time. And with its very large and wealthy catchment, it sees big potential.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Wizz Air CEO: 13 new bases and 260 new routes since pandemic started

Routes Reconnected: Wizz Air CEO: 13 new bases and 260 new routes since pandemic started

Wizz Air CEO suggests more UK bases and a bigger focus on Italy as he insists “we must come out of the crisis as a stronger airline.”


<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> Nuremberg’s VFR dream as airport charges drop

Routes Reconnected: Nuremberg’s VFR dream as airport charges drop

London and routes with significant VFR demand, like Athens and Naples, are “no brainers”, Nuremberg says. Redesigned incentive scheme for S21 will help.

Wizz Air CEO: “a third of our network is brand-new”

Wizz Air CEO: “a third of our network is brand-new”

There are two things Wizz Air is doing differently to the industry during coronavirus, including big network diversification. How is it performing margin-wise? 

Ryanair has new top route this winter – Catania to Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair has new top route this winter – Catania to Rome Fiumicino

Ryanair has a new top route this winter. In fact, ALL of its top-10 routes are now in Italy, with the ULCC’s filed domestic Italy seats up by 140% a week.