Posted on: 11 September 2014 by Mark Howells
Wizz Air has announced its plans to expand further in Romania, specifically in Bucharest and Iasi, following the launch of 13 new routes and additional based aircraft in Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara just a month ago.The airline will add one new aircraft in Bucharest, bringing its fleet in Romania to 17 Airbus A320s. This Bucharest-based aircraft – the ninth for the airport – will be delivered at the end of July 2015.Wizz Air also announced operations from Iasi airport, which will take the number of airports served by the airline in Romania to eight. The new services from Iasi will begin on 20 December with flights to Treviso. The next service will be to Milan Bergamo starting on 31 March 2015 with an Iasi–London Luton service set to begin on 14 June 2015.From Bucharest Wizz Air is adding routes to Pescara and Stockholm Skavsta next year, beginning on 27 July, as well as a summer route to Heraklion commencing on 20 June.John Stephenson, executive vice-president of Wizz Air, commented, "Today is another major step forward for Wizz Air in Romania. In just two months we have announced three new based aircraft, an additional airport, 20 new routes and 1.35 million additional seats in 2015. We are delivering more of our low fares and services to best meet the needs of the Romanian travelling public. Wizz Air's ever-expanding network and increasing frequencies on existing routes will certainly attract more passengers travelling on leisure or business. Our growth will support over 1,000 new jobs across Romania and boost tourism across the country."