Wizz Air confirms 20th base in Kosice, Slovakia

Wizz Air plans to open its 20th operating base in Kosice, Slovakia, on 14 September 2015 with a new Airbus A320 based there.The A320 will fly on two new routes, Kosice–Doncaster Sheffield and Kosice–Milan Bergamo, which represents a 50% year-on-year capacity at Kosice. In total, Wizz Air will offer 11 weekly flights on 3 routes from Kosice, hoping its expansion in Slovakia will fuel the local job market in the aviation and tourism sectors.József Váradi, Wizz Air’s CEO, commented, “This announcement underlines Wizz Air’s commitment to Slovakia. We started our operations in Slovakia just 18 months ago and have already carried over 130,000 passengers on our Kosice and Poprad routes. Slovakia will be the 12th country in which we have established base operations. We look forward to bringing more low fares and attractive routes to Slovakian consumers and their visitors.”

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