The FINANCIAL — Wizz Air announced on January 5 its first service connecting Osijek with Basel in Switzerland.
The low-fare route will commence on 19 May 2017, with two weekly frequencies, on Mondays and Fridays. Basel city, famous for its historic landmarks and well-known for its over 40 museums it is a great destination for all our Croatian travelers. Tickets are already on sale on wizzair.com with low-fares from only EUR 19.99.
Demonstrating WIZZ commitment to the region, Osijek is becoming the second Croatian airport within the ever-growing WIZZ network, next to Split airport, providing low-fare services to 3 countries – London Luton in UK, Warsaw in Poland and Basel in Switzerland. The new route will connect the two countries, boost bi-directional tourism and establish an important link for trade and business between Switzerland and Croatia, according to Wizz Air.
With today’s announcement Osijek is becoming the 134th destination that is connected to WIZZ’s ever-growing low fare network. WIZZ’s operations in Europe and beyond provide affordable services across 40 countries. In the past 12 months ending on 30 November 2016 Wizz Air carried more than 22.4 million passengers stimulating the local job market in aviation, hospitality and tourism sectors and supporting over 16,800 jobs in associated industries. At Wizz Air, a team of approximately 3,000 aviation professionals are welcoming on board of one of the 74 aircraft, including 11 of the ultra-efficient brand new state-of-the-art 230-seat Airbus A321.
Sorina Ratz, Communications Manager of Wizz Air, said: ”Today’s announcement further enhances our commitment to our customers and our interest to create more opportunities for Croatians. Starting 19 May, Osijek will be our 134th destination on WIZZ’s ever-growing map, a city rich in cultural, sports and entertainment events. Our first service from Osijek, will connect the city with Basel in Switzerland. Home to 40 museums and famous for the architectural and historical landmarks, Basel will be the perfect destination for both our leisure and business travelers. Convenient schedule and low fares make it an ideal destination for a weekend break as well as for a shorter trip to discover this beautiful region. Our dedicated crew looks forward to welcoming all passengers on board of our young fleet with a WIZZ smile!”