Posted on: 05 August 2019 by Glenn Sands
Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines has announced that it will begin flights from Edinburgh airport. Four routes to popular city break destinations have now been confirmed.
From December, the airline will connect Scotland’s capital with Warsaw and Gdansk, Budapest and Bucharest. These new services will see and increase in the capacity of 250,000 seats on Wizz Air’s Scottish routes in 2020.
Owain Jones, MD, Wizz Air UK said: “We’re delighted to announce more opportunities for our Scottish customers to experience Wizz Air’s low-fares on new routes connecting Edinburgh with some of Central and Eastern Europe’s most dynamic cities, flying on-board one of Europe’s youngest, most efficient aircraft fleets. Offering unique cultural, architectural, gastronomic and nightlife experiences, our customers travelling to Budapest, Bucharest, Gdansk and Warsaw will also enjoy fantastic value-for-money – making pounds stretch further. The Wizz team looks forward to welcoming customers old and new on-board our ultra-efficient fleet of Airbus aircraft very soon.”
Gordon Dewar, CEO of Edinburgh Airport stated: “We are delighted to be welcoming Wizz Air to Edinburgh and adding four new routes to the destinations map at Scotland’s busiest airport. We know there is a large Polish diaspora within our neighbouring communities in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife, but we also know people in Scotland have a thirst for travel so having Wizz onboard at Edinburgh is very exciting for us. Offering choice to our passengers is what we aim to do as it is that choice which enriches our knowledge of other countries and cultures while also taking Scotland to the world. Tourism plays such a crucial part in Scotland’s economy and it’s important that we look to broaden our horizons in the most sustainable way possible and demonstrate the fantastic offering that our country has.”