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Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, announces a new route from Vienna to Eilat in Israel. From today on Austrian customers can purchase the tickets starting from just 29.99 EUR* to this unique destination on

Starting operations on 17th of November 2018 the new service to Eilat will be the first direct connection from Vienna and will be operated twice a week during the winter season. Eilat is Israel’s most southern city, a busy port and popular resort at the northern tip of the Red Sea. The city’s beaches, coral reefs, nightlife and desert landscapes make Eilat a popular destination for international tourists – especially during Winter time.

In addition to the new route, responding to the increasing demand for Wizz Air services and genuinely low fares, four long awaited routes from Vienna will start to operate earlier. The connections from Vienna to Catania (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal), Nice (France) and Kutaisi (Georgia) are brought forward by up to three months and are also on sale from today on.

Sorina Ratz, Acting Head of Corporate Communications at Wizz Air said: “Continuing our investment in Austria, we are pleased to announce for our Austrian customers a new and unique destination, with fares as low as 29.99 EUR* to the sunny resort of Eilat, Israel. Furthermore, today we are also announcing for our Austrian passengers the early commencement of our services to Catania Lisbon, Nice and Kutaisi. We remain committed to our Austrian customers and we are looking forward to bring even more opportunities and provide truly affordable air travel.”

Commitment to Austria

WIZZ is the pioneer of a new travel era in Austria, bringing truly affordable fares and services, maximum choice for its customers and an easy online booking system. Wizz Air will finally allow Austrian customers to travel to a wide range of destinations at genuinely low prices, with Wizz Air’s great value flights including some exciting and off-the-beaten-track destinations and offering the possibility of truly memorable experiences. WIZZ offers now from Vienna Airport services to 31 destinations to 22 countries across Europe and beyond.

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 103 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 600 routes from 25 bases, connecting 142 destinations across 44 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of more than 4,000 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 30 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company was recently named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renown annual publication that recognizes the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry. 


* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges    


For more information:

Sorina Ratz; Wizz Air Group;

Anna Kalina; UNIQUE relations;

Follow us on Twitter: @wizzair


Notes for Editors:


  • All flights operated on Airbus A320 aircraft, with 180 seats and A321 aircraft with 230 seats
  • New Airbus A321 deliveries started in November 2015
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