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Wizz Air Announces New Seasonal Base in Bourgas With One Based Aircraft and Seven Routes

Wizz Air will operate a seasonal Base at Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria between June 12th and September 12, 2021, with one based Airbus A320 and seven new routes, with service to Dortmund, Eindhoven, Kyiv, Liverpool, Poznan, Tel Aviv and Turku.

Wizz Air Airbus A321 Closeup - Courtesy Wizz Air

On Thursday (February 11, 2021), Wizz Air announced the opening of a new seasonal base at Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria. The base will operate from June 12th through September 12, 2021, and will house one aircraft, with service to seven destinations including Dortmund, Tel Aviv, Kyiv, Liverpool, Poznan, Tel Aviv, and Turku. Wizz Air has offered to service to Bulgaria since 2005 with their first flight from Sofia to Budapest. Over the past 16 years, the airline has carried over 16 million guests to and from Bulgaria. To celebrate the new base, Wizz has launched a sale with fares starting at only 48.99BGN/€24.99, with over 200,000 seats on sale from Bourgas in 2021. In today’s announcement, Wizz Air’s Senior Communications Manager, Andras Rado, said,

“I am delighted to announce the establishment of a temporary summer base in Bourgas, as we see the demand across Europe to travel to the beautiful Bulgarian seaside during the summer holiday season. Today’s announcement underpins our dedication to developing our presence in Bulgaria, and offering more affordable travel opportunities, while keeping ourselves to the highest standards of our sanitizing protocols. Our state-of-the-art aircraft as well as our enhanced protective measures will ensure the best possible sanitary conditions for travelers. Wizz Air operates one of the youngest and most economically efficient fleet of aircraft with one of the lowest environmental footprints in Europe. I’m convinced that Wizz Air will make a positive impact on Bulgaria’s economic development and the ramp up of its tourism industry.”

Wizz Air Announces New Summer Seasonal Base at Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria - Courtesy Wizz Air

Budapest, Hungary-based Wizz Air serves 155 destinations across 45 countries and operates an all Airbus fleet of 134 A320 and A320neo Family aircraft, with an average age of 5.4 years. The company has the largest order book for 268 A320neo Family aircraft which will enable the company to reduce its environmental footprint by 30 percent by 2030. Wizz Air is the largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in Central and Eastern Europe offering over 700 routes from 41 bases. During FY 20 (ending March 31, 2020) the airline served approximately 40 million guests. Wizz Air offers superior guest service at exceptionally low fares and trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WIZZ.

Source: Wizz Air


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