Wizz Air launched 7 new routes accompanied by the celebration of the two-year anniversary of its Iasi base and the deployment of a second aircraft to the local fleet. The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of the newest services available from Iasi to Billund, Brussels Charleroi, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Malmö, Paris Beauvais and Thessaloniki, as well the increased frequencies to 2 popular destinations from Iasi: Milan Bergamo and Tel-Aviv. In total, WIZZ schedule will have 20 additional weekly flights departing from Iasi.
With the 7 new routes, WIZZ’s local base operations are increasing with 49% in 2018, offering more than 550.000 seats on sale to 15 destinations in 11 countries, with ticket fares available from as little as LEI 69. The total investment in the Iasi base is exceeding $200 million and is further stimulating the local job market, employing a local team of more than 70 aviation professionals and supporting over 280 jobs on a yearly basis in the region in the affiliated industries.
In the first six months of 2018, more than 190.000 passengers traveled on board of the airline’s flights from Iasi, a 15% year on year growth that underlines the increasing demand for WIZZ services and its low fares.