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Wizz Air Adds Two Airbus A320neos to Tirana Base, Starts Flights From Kukës International Airport

Wizz Air will add two new A320neos to their Tirana base and launch new service to Friedrichshafen and Rimini. The carrier will also start new operations to and from Kukës to Vienna, Memmingen/Munich West, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.

Wizz Air Airbus A320neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Friday (February 4, 2022), Wizz Air announced the addition of two new Airbus A320neos to their Tirana, Albania base, and the launch of new service from Tirana to Friedrichshafen and Rimini. The airline will also start operations to and from Kukës International Airport in Albania to Vienna, Memmingen/Munich West, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. Wizz Air originally launched operations in Albania in 2017, and has since carried over 500,000 guests over four years. With the additional aircraft, Wizz’s Tirana base will have a fleet of eight modern, young, state-of-the-art aircraft by summer 2022. With the six new routes, the carrier will now offer service on 42 routes to 13 countries from Albania.

Speaking at Friday’s press conference, Wizz Air’s Chief Executive Officer, József Váradi, said,

“Today brings great news for Albanian travellers and those who wish to visit the country. We are announcing more aircraft in Tirana, more travel opportunities with adding Kukës to Wizz Air’s network, more low fare routes, as well as more jobs, and our support to ramp up tourism in Albania. Our modern aircraft, as well as our enhanced protective measures, will ensure the best possible conditions for travellers while operating the lowest environmental footprint. We look forward to welcoming passengers on board with great service, while we strive to become Europe’s greenest choice for air travel.”

Wizz Air's New Routes From Tirana and Kukës - Courtesy Wizz

Budapest, Hungary-based Wizz Air serves over 150 destinations across 44 countries and operates an all Airbus A320 Family fleet of 150 aircraft, with an average age of 5.0 years. Wizz Air is the largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in Central and Eastern Europe offering over 700 routes from 45 bases. During FY 21 (ending March 31, 2021) the airline served approximately 10.2 million guests. Wizz Air offers superior guest service at exceptionally low fares. The company is an investment-grade credit rated airline which trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WIZZ.

Source: Wizz Air


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