After announcing new routes to Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport int he UK as part of its growth in Bucharest, Romania, and new base in Riga, Latvia, Central and Eastern European low-cost specialist Wizz Air has now announced plans to boost the frequency of its existing route from the Polish city of Wroclaw.
The budget carrier has introduced an extra 5,000 seats to its schedule to the Yorkshire airport for summer 2014 with the introduction of a third weekly rotation between April 17, 2014 and October 23, 2014.
Speaking to The HUB ahead of today’s official opening of this year’s Routes Europe forum in Marseille, France, Chris Harcombe, head of aviation development, Doncaster Sheffield Airport, said: “This has been a great couple of weeks for news about Wizz Air flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.”
“Following the announcement of new routes to Riga and Bucharest, we are delighted to announce extra capacity on the popular Wroclaw route increasing the service from two to three departures a week. Wizz Air continues to show great commitment to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, increasing the number of flights to destinations, improving travel times and adding new routes,” he added.
Since starting operations at Doncaster Sheffield Airport in 2006 with just three weekly services to Katowice in Poland, Wizz Air this summer will operate 22 flights per week to eight destinations - Riga in Latvia, Vilnius in Lithuania and Gdansk, Warsaw, Katowice, Poznan and Wroclaw in Poland and Bucharest in Romania. Over 1.4 million people have flown from Doncaster Sheffield Airport with Wizz Air to accommodate the growing interest in Central and Eastern European destinations and also to support the Central & Eastern European population living and working in Yorkshire.