Friday, 17 May 2019

Wizz opens its 25th base - Krakow in Poland

Wizz Air, officially opened its newest Polish base in Krakow last week, the 25th base in the continuously growing Wizz network.  The budget carrier will allocate 3 Airbus A321 aircraft to Krakow in May, August and September 2019 this year.

The airline offers 18 low-fare new routes from Krakow to 15 countries,  the three allocated aircraft will support the start of operations of new services from Krakow to the following popular destinations offering the possibility of truly memorable experiences: Bari, Billund, Birmingham, Catania, Doncaster, Eindhoven, Keflavík, Kharkiv, Kiev, Kutaisi, Larnaca, London, Nice, Oslo, Rome, Tel Aviv, Turin  and Turku.

Krakow is the 5 Wizz Air base in Poland besides  Warsaw, Katowice, and Gdansk and Wroclaw. As a part of the constant development, the airline is expanding its network in Poland. The base establishment at Krakow Airport represents a major investment for the firm.

During the opening celebration in Krakow, Stephen Jones, Executive Vice president and Deputy CEO at Wizz Air, said:  "We are delighted to celebrate the official opening of our new WIZZ base in Poland at Krakow Airport. This month marks an important milestone in our Polish operations. In addition to the opening of this new base we have started twelve new routes and are very excited about the further six to commence in August and September. The establishment of our local operations, its dynamic development, as well as today's event highlight our commitment to Poland, our very first market where we started our operations 15 years ago. By September over 120 employees will be flying our passengers from Krakow to 18 destinations in 15 countries while creating jobs for more than 550 people in associated industries. We are convinced that our Polish passengers will appreciate the convenient flight schedules, the easy online booking system and the wide range of tailor-made travel possibilities Wizz Air offers. WIZZ’s mission has always been to make air travel affordable for more people than ever before and with that, we stimulate the aviation and tourism industries of the communities we serve.”

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