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Wizz Air Announces New Routes From Chisinau, Bucharest, Sofia, Varna and Krakow

In a series of announcements on Tuesday, Wizz Air announced the launch of new routes from Chisinau, Bucharest, Sofia, Varna and Krakow. From Chisinau, the carrier will serve Nice, Hamburg and Basel-Mulhouse and from Bucharest will offer flights to Vienna and Heraklion.


Wizz Air Airbus A321 - Courtesy Wizz Air

Yesterday (June 9, 2020), Wizz Air announced the launch of new routes from Chisinau, Bucharest, Sofia, Varna and Krakow. From Chisinau, the carrier announced new service to Nice, Hamburg and Basel-Mulhouse. The new routes have been added to enhance Moldova connections with France and Germany and complement existing routes to Paris-Beauvais, Berlin-Schönefeld, Dortmund and Memmingen/Munich West. In Tuesday’s announcement, Wizz Air’s Corporate Communications Manager, Paulina Gosk said,


“We are happy to announce new routes in our network to bring even more affordable travel opportunities for both business and leisure travelers in Moldova. To help passengers and crew travel safely and worry-free, we have implemented additional security measures to support physical distancing during boarding and enhanced cleanliness onboard. Our enhanced protective measures will ensure the most hygienic conditions of Europe’s greenest fleet.”

Wizz Air also announced new service from Bucharest to Vienna and Heraklion in Crete yesterday (June 9, 2020), bringing more opportunities for guests to visit Greece at low fares. Additionally, the carrier will now offer five weekly flights to Vienna from the Romanian capital, complementing existing service to Vienna from three other domestic Romanian airports including Cluj-Napoca, Suceava and Constanta.


Yesterday, Bulgaria’s leading carrier further announced two new routes with service between Sofia and Frankfurt and Varna and Prague. The Varna-Prague route will begin on July 16th and will be operated twice weekly on Thursdays and Saturdays, while the Sofia-Frankfurt service will begin on July 17th and operate on Mondays and Fridays. In Tuesday’s announcement on the launch of these routes, Wizz Air’s Corporate Communications Manager, Andras Rado said,


“We are excited to add Frankfurt and Prague to our ever-growing Bulgarian network. The WIZZ team is devoted to developing its presence in Bulgaria and we are delighted to deliver today the good news of launching two new wonderful routes. We are confident that Wizz Air’s ultra-low fares and great route network will contribute to the ramp up of Bulgaria’s tourism sector. Our enhanced protective measures will ensure the most sanitary conditions possible on Europe’s greenest fleet. We urge our passengers to snap up the lowest fares and book their WIZZ trip as soon as today on wizzair.com. Our friendly Bulgarian crew looks forward to welcoming you onboard one of our aircraft with a smile behind every safety mask!"


Finally, the carrier also announced on Tuesday new service from Krakow to Stockholm from July 16, 2020, which will operate three times weekly. In yesterday’s announcement, Wizz Air’s Corporate Communications Manager, Paulina Gosk, further stated,


“Krakow became Wizz Air’s base in Poland last year and has swiftly grown to an operation of 3 aircraft with 26 routes to 13 countries. As part of development, we are constantly expanding our network from the Malopolska region. Today’s announcement emphasizes our commitment to operating in Poland, which is historically our first market where we started operations 16 years ago. We constantly see the potential in popularity of Krakow both as a tourist destination as well as in the context of a business center and we hope to see many passengers onboard our ultra-efficient fleet.”

Wizz Air Announces New Routes From Chisinau, Bucharest, Sofia, Varna and Krakow

Budapest, Hungary-based 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 low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe and operates one of the youngest fleets in the world.


Source: Wizz Air

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