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Wizz Air

  • Type: Low Cost
  • IATA: W6

Introduction to Wizz Air

Almost 20 Years of History

The plan to launch Wizz Air was conceived in June 2003 when six people with a wide range of airline expertise and successful track records teamed up with József Váradi, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. In just three months, Wizz Air was a registered company ready to fly. The first flight took off on the 19th of May 2004 from Katowice to London Luton.

Today, Wizz Air is a group of four airlines: Wizz Air Hungary (founded in 2003), Wizz Air UK (founded in 2017), Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (founded in 2020) and Wizz Air Malta (founded in 2022).

Wizz Air has 33 bases in 16 countries...

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