Wizz Air Announces Expansion at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia With Four New Destinations
Wizz Air announced on Monday that they will be expanding their offering from St. Petersburg Russia’s Pulkovo Airport with the addition of four new routes. In June and July, the airline will launch service to Bucharest, Sofia, Vilnius and Bratislava.
Today, Wizz Air announced an expansion of their service from Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia with service to Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Bratislava (Slovakia). Tickets are available for purchase now for travel commencing in June and July 2020. Wizz Air launched operations in St. Petersburg in 2017 and has already carried over 200,000 passengers on their St. Petersburg routes. With the addition of four new routes announced today, the carrier will now offer ten routes to six countries from their Russian gateways. The rapidly growing LCC operates a fleet of Airbus A320, A321ceo and A321neo aircraft. Speaking at a press conference in St. Petersburg on Monday, Wizz Air’s CEO, József Váradi said,
“Today’s announcement underlines Wizz Air’s commitment to create more and more low-fare travel opportunities for Russian travelers. The four new European destinations from St. Petersburg to Bucharest, Vilnius, Sofia and Bratislava expand our network and provide an ever-growing choice of affordable travel to European destinations on one of the youngest and greenest fleets. Together with the recent simplifies e-visa process and the establishment of the seventh freedom above St. Petersburg it is becoming an even more attractive tourism destination. Wizz Air has a long-term strategic interest in the Russian market and we are looking forward to welcoming ever-more passengers on board our young and reliable fleet.”
Wizz Air serves 153 destinations across 44 countries and operates an all Airbus fleet of 120 aircraft including A320s, A321ceos and A321neos. The airline is the largest LCC in Central and Eastern Europe and operates one of the youngest fleets in the world.
Source: Wizz Air