Posted on: 13 November 2013 by Mark Howells
Wizz Air has announced that its 19th base – Craiova (Romania) in July 2014 with one based aircraft, a new Airbus A320 aircraft which will be delivered in Craiova on 23 July 2014.
The new aircraft will support operations of a total of six Craiova routes and increase seat capacity in the first 12 months of based operations to over 260,000 seats.
Wizz Air announced more weekly flights on the existing services to Milan Bergamo (from 2 to 3 a week) and London Luton (doubling from 2 to 4 a week), and announced four new routes to Barcelona, Bologna, Dortmund and Rome Ciampino.
The Bologna and Rome Ciampino services will operate on Wednesdays and Sundays from 23 July; the Dortmund flights will be on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 24 July; and flights to Barcelona will operate on Mondays and Fridays from 25 July.
"Wizz Air’s commitment to Romania is underlined by its latest investment in the Oltenia region. We launched our very first flight from Craiova in May 2013 and I am thrilled to announce a new base at Craiova with one based aircraft from July next year,” said György Abrán, chief commercial officer at Wizz Air. “We hope the new routes will be highly popular among consumers, stimulate job growth and benefit the tourism and aviation sectors as we look forward to bringing more low fares to Romania.”