Fly to Chișinău with Wizz Air: New route from Schönefeld to the capital of the Republic of Moldova

30.03.17 11:01

The Hungarian airline Wizz Air continues to expand its range of destinations from Berlin-Schönefeld. As from today, the airline will fly every Thursday and Sunday to Chișinău. The flight time to the capital of the Republic of Moldova is about three hours. The city has now become the fifth destination to make it on Wizz Air’s itinerary from Berlin. The airline began flying from Schönefeld in March 2016. Its other routes are Skopje in Macedonia, Cluj-Napoca in Romania, Kutaisi in Georgia and Tuzla in Bosnia-Herzegovina. From 18th June, the airline will also start flying twice a week to Lwiw (Lemberg) in West Ukraine. All routes are served by Airbus A320 aircraft.

Chișinău – modern meets Soviet charm

Although Chișinău is one of Eastern Europe’s unknown destinations, it has a host of attractions to offer. In particular, culture lovers will enjoy a trip to the metropolis nestled within the interior of the Republic of Moldova. Aside from the national theatre and the state opera, the city is also home to ten other playhouses that host classical Russian drama and also deal with socio-political subjects affecting Eastern Europe. A visit to Chișinău is also a journey into the past. One example is the Boulevard Stefan cel Mare, which is located near the Arcul de Triumf, the city’s triumphal arch. Like many great streets in Chișinău, the Boulevard is lined with tall poplar trees, which were already gracing the city’s streets back in the days of Stalin. Numerous parks, such as Stefan cel Mare Park or Dendarium Park, offer respite and a chance to unwind.

The Republic of Moldova

Travellers to the Republic of Moldova can look forward to a destination far from the mass tourism treadmill. Centrally located, the city is the perfect starting point for discovering the historic and cultural diversity of the country. Caves, cloisters, ancient castles and untouched landscapes are just waiting to be discovered. The Republic of Moldova is also famous for its fine wines. In particular, Cricova, named after the city near Chișinău, is known amongst connoisseurs as a wine of exquisite quality. The city of Cricova is also home to an underground tunnel system, which houses the world’s largest collection of wine.

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 79 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 500 routes from 28 bases, connecting 138 destinations across 40 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of approximately 3,000 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 23 million passengers in 2016. 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 is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company was recently named 2016 Value Airline of the Year by the editors of Air Transport World, one of the leading airline trade magazines, as well as 2016 Low Cost Airline of the Year by the Center for Aviation (CAPA), a leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence.

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