The FINANCIAL — Wizz Air is pleased to announce the launch of two new routes and the arrival of two brand new Airbus aircraft at its London Luton base.
Sunday 25 May 2018 will see the first flights take off from London Luton to two new destinations in Wizz Air’s growing UK network. Flights to the Slovakian capital Bratislava will operate daily, and flights to the Italian port city of Bari will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays until 18 April, before increasing to four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, according to Wizz Air.
Already the sixth largest airline operating from the UK, the new Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft joining the London Luton fleet reflect Wizz Air’s continued investment into its UK operations, creating additional direct jobs with the company. Wizz Air now has three aircraft based at London Luton, with a further five to be deployed by June 2018, increasing the number of local jobs to over 300. Wizz Air’s diversified London Luton network offers UK customers the opportunity to travel to 47 destinations in 23 countries with fares from as low as £14.99.
To celebrate the arrival of the two new aircraft, and as part of the #WIZZaroundEurope campaign one lucky passenger on the first flight operated by each new London Luton aircraft will win £1,000 of Wizz Air vouchers. The vouchers will be hidden under a randomly selected seat, giving the winner the opportunity to further explore the delights of Wizz Air’s far-reaching network. Those interested in finding out more about the biggest operational ramp-up in Wizz Air’s history, with 21 aircraft being allocated throughout its European bases supporting 700 additional weekly departures in 17 weeks, between March and July, can follow #WIZZaroundEurope on social media channels and find more fun surprises and contests online.
Owain Jones, Chief Corporate Officer at Wizz Air said: This is an exciting time for Wizz Air and its customers as we continue to expand our network across Europe. Our UK customers now have the opportunity to explore the fascinating cities and surrounding regions of Bratislava and Bari at Wizz Air’s lowest fares and travelling on one Europe’s youngest aircraft fleets. The arrival of two brand new aircraft at London Luton reflects our commitment to our UK operations as we continue on our mission to deliver the lowest fares to some of the most exciting destinations Europe has to offer. I know that the lucky customers who win the £1,000 Wizz Air vouchers on the first flights of the new aircraft will love exploring some of the hidden gems destinations that Wizz Air’s network has to offer.”