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Wizz Air Announces Rome Base

Wizz Air announced today its 43 base in Rome together with the biggest number of routes ever announced at the same time. The airline will base 4 Airbus A321neo aircraft at Rome Fiumicino airport in July 2021. The 32 new services to 19 countries announced today, will complement the already operated 25 routes from Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino airports. Seats for the new routes can already be booked on wizzair.com or on the airline’s app from as low as EUR 19.99*

Wizz Air started flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from Italy on its over 200 routes. Wizz Air is dedicated to continue developing its network and making affordable travel accessible to an ever increasing number of people. With the experience of providing low fare high quality services in the past 17 years. The establishment of Wizz Air’s newest, 43 base in Rome Fiumicino, which follows the opening of four bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo and Bari) of the airline in Italy within just one year underpins Wizz Air’s commitment towards the country. Not only will the opening of this new base in Rome bring more economic growth to the region, but will also create over 100 new direct jobs with the airline and over 1,500 jobs in associated industries. The 4 Airbus A321neo aircraft will support the operations of 32 new routes to London Luton, Liverpool, Eindhoven, Sofia, Tel Aviv, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Zakynthos, Heraklion, Larnaca, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada, Alexandria, Kharkiv, Pristina, Antalya, Bodrum, Keflavik, Tirgu Mures, Constanta, Satu Mare, Dubrovnik, Split, Faro, Nice, Prague, Tallinn totalling 57 destinations from Rome in 2021. Today’s announcement will more than double Wizz Air’s seats on sale in Rome and will reach almost 4 million annual seats. Wizz Air’s extensiveRome networkwhich will support local tourism, bring more capital to the region as well as connect Rome with new and exciting, currently unserved destinations such as Liverpool, Keflavik, Hurghada, Alexandria, Tallinn, Pristina, Tirgu Mures, Satu Mare, Constanta, Faro, Fuerteventura, Antalya and Bodrum.

Together with today’s announcement Wizz Air launches its domestic Italian Wizz Air Discount Club. The 12 months membership provides travellers with a guaranteed discount from the ticket price of all Italian domestic Wizz Air flights above 14.99€, as well as a 2€ discount for WIZZ Priority(subject to availability). The Domestic Wizz Air Discount Club membership starts at only 19.99€ per year.

Wizz Air is an investment grade credit rated airline, with a fleet of an average age of 5.4 years comprising of the currently available most efficient and sustainable Airbus A320 and Airbus A320neo family single aisle aircraft. In line with the company’s sustainability actions, Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in FY2019 (57.2 gr/km/passenger). Wizz Air has the largest order book of over 250 aircraft of the state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo family which will enable the airline to further reduce its environmental footprint in Italy as well as across its entire network.

Wizz Air has introduced a new era of sanitized travel across its network, with enhanced hygiene measures to ensure the health and safety of passengers and crew.

Iuliia Tore