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Budget airline announces expansion of services between UK and Bucharest

9 May 2007

Wizz Air, a budget airline that operates in various eastern European countries, has announced an expansion of its services between the UK and Bucharest.

Holidaymakers and property investors from Liverpool be able to fly to Bucharest from John Lennon Airport from October 1st 2007 using Wizz Air, with services scheduled for three times a week.


Wizz Air plans London share listing-report

27 April 2007

Wizz Air, one of eastern Europe’s biggest budget airlines, plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, in a listing which could value it at up to 500 million pounds ($1 billion), the Daily Telegraph said on Wednesday.

A Wizz Air spokeswoman at the Budapest-based airline declined to comment on the report.

The float is planned before the end of the year and will include fundraising of up to 200 million pounds to finance the airline’s expansion, the newspaper said.

source: Reuters

Hungary Wizz Air carries 6 millionth passenger

5 April 2007

Wizz Air, the largest low fare-low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe carried six million passengers since its May 2004 launch, the airline has announced on Tuesday.

Within one year the carrier has doubled its passenger numbers and has outperformed its competitors.

The airline has targeted to carry the next one million passengers within only three months.


Whizz to Warsaw

25 October 2006

Low cost airline Wizz Air has launched flights to Eastern Europe from the North East.

The flights to Warsaw, capital of Poland, from Durham Tees Valley will start from 28 July 2007 and will operate three times a week.

John Stephenson, Chief Commercial Officer of Wizz Air said: “We are very pleased to start flying from Durham Tees Valley. The airport is ideally placed to serve a large population area including Newcastle and provides excellent connectivity to the neighbouring cities.”

source: n-e-life

Wizz Air rescues stranded Centralwings passengers again

16 October 2006

Wizz Air, the largest low fare – low cost airline in Poland offers free tickets to Centralwings passengers whose flights to and from Cologne were cancelled.

Passengers stranded as a consequence of Centralwings’ cancelling its Katowice-Cologne and Wroclaw-Cologne routes, can re-book on Wizz Air’s Katowice-Cologne or Wroclaw-Dortmund flights. On these routes Wizz Air increased the number of free seats offered (only taxes and charges equivalent to PLN 77 / EUR 19.98 to be paid) and extended the booking period until Oct 23, 2006. Wizz Air continues to be the leading carrier between South Poland and the Ruhr region with more than two flights daily.

New cheap flights from Convetry Airport

13 October 2006

Wizz Air has announced it is to become the second low-cost airline to operate from Coventry Airport with flights to Katowice in southern Poland from July 2007.

The carrier, which is the largest low-fare airline in central and eastern Europe and the second-largest airline in Poland, plans to run the flights three times weekly, transporting up to 50,000 passengers a year.

source: Leamington Spa Today

Wizz Air announces major expansion in Katowice

10 October 2006

Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low fare – low cost airline announced that it would significantly expand its operations from Katowice International Airport with the launch of 6 new routes in Summer 2007 and a major capacity increase of 50% versus 2006. The airline will also deploy an additional aircraft in its first and largest base, increasing local employment and contributing to the region’s economic development. The new Airbus A320 will be delivered in May 2007.

source: Easier