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Wizz Air

  • Country/Region: Flag of Hungary Hungary
  • Type: Low Cost
  • IATA: W6

Introduction to Wizz Air

Short but rich 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. Today Wizz Air offers over 500 routes from 27 bases in the region: Gdansk, Lublin, Poznan, Katowice, Warsaw and Wroclaw in Poland; Budapest and Debrecen in Hungary; Sofia and Varna in Bulgaria; Chisinau in Moldova; Bucharest,...

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Wizz Air To Ramp Up Ukraine Flying After Country Agrees to EU Open-Skies Treaty


After 15 years of negotiations, the EU and Ukraine have finally reached an agreement on a common aviation area.

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