Posted on: 27 October 2010 by Mark Howells
Wizz Air is to establish its 14th operating base in Vilnius, Lithuania, initially deploying one brand new Airbus A320 there from 16 April 2011.
Concurrently, Wizz Air will launch eight new routes from Vilnius. On 16 April it will begin services to Cork (2 flight/week), Stockholm Skavsta (3/week) and Rome-Fiumicino (3/week). The following day flights will start to London Luton (5/week), Doncaster-Sheffield (2/week) and Milan Bergamo (2/week). Finally on 18 April, services to Eindhoven (2/week) and Barcelona (2/week) will commence.
“We are extremely delighted to reach our next expansion milestone. The opening of the Vilnius base will allow many people to enjoy our truly low fares coupled with excellent Wizz travel experience,” commented Jozsef Varadi, chief executive officer of Wizz Air. “Beyond further enhancing the travel opportunities in the Lithuanian market, we will create hundreds of local jobs and significant revenue uplift for the local tourism industry.”