Wizz Air arrives in Berlin: The largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today launched operations from Berlin Schönefeld Airport

21.03.2016

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today launched operations from Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The first WIZZ flight from Berlin took off to the capital of Macedonia, Skopje, with 169 passengers on board.

Along with Skopje, Wizz Air recently announced two other low fare routes from Berlin, to Cluj, Romania and Kutaisi, Georgia. Each of Wizz Air’s three Berlin services will operate with two weekly flights. Tickets are available from only EUR 24.99* on wizzair.com.

By adding Berlin to its growing route network, Wizz Air now offers 420 routes connecting 119 destinations across 38 countries, while providing millions of passengers with reliable air traffic.

Wizz Air Routes from Berlin:

Skopje, Days: Tuesday, Saturday, Start: 21. March, Fares from EUR 24,99 
Cluj, Days: Wednesday, Sunday, Start: 3. July, Fares from: EUR 29,99
Kutaisi, Days: Monday, Friday, Start: 23. September, Fares from EUR 39,99

Gabor Vasarhelyi, Communications Manager at Wizz Air said: ”We are delighted to start flights from another prominent European capital, Berlin, which is the ninth German airport in our ever growing low-fare route network. We are confident that Berlin customers will enjoy visiting one of our three exciting South-European WIZZ destinations, Cluj, Kutaisi and Skopje that all have a striking landscape and excellent hiking opportunities to offer to its visitors. Seats on our Berlin routes are available from just EUR 24.99 on wizzair.com. Our friendly crew looks forward to welcoming you on board a WIZZ flight with a smile!”

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, currently operates a fleet of 66 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft and offers over 420 routes from 24 bases, connecting 119 destinations across 38 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of approximately 2,600 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 19.2 million passengers in 2015. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker: WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air was recently named 2016 Value Airline of the Year by the editors of Air Transport World, one of the leading airline trade magazines.

Notes for Editors:

  • All flights operated on Airbus A320 aircraft, with 180 seats and A321 aircraft with 230 seats
  • New Airbus A321 deliveries started in November 2015

For more information:

Gabor Vasarhelyi; Wizz Air Group; +36 1 777 9412

Twitter: @wizzair

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