Wizz Air announces 7th base in Poznan
4 new routes from Poznan:
Doncaster/Sheffield, Prestwick/Glasgow, Malmo/Copenhagen and Oslo
Wizz Air announced today that it would establish its 7th operating base in Poznan airport starting in January 2008. The airline also revealed the launch of four new routes from Poznan: Doncaster/Sheffield, Prestwick/Glasgow, Malmo/Copenhagen and Oslo-Torp (from 31 January 2008), complementing its existing services to London-Luton, Stockholm-Skavsta and Dortmund.
To start with Wizz Air will base one new A320 aircraft in Poznan and will employ a local crew.
The additional capacity will be put onto new routes as well as allowing frequency increases on existing routes.
Starting from 31 January 2008 Wizz Air’s route network from Poznan will be as follows:
|Doncaster/Sheffield - NEW!||31 January|
|Prestwick/Glasgow - NEW!||31 January|
|Malmo/Copenhagen - NEW!||31 January|
|Oslo-Torp - NEW!||31 January|
Tickets for the flights are already on sale on the airline’s website, wizzair.com or by calling the Wizz Air call centre on +48 22 351 94 99.
Regular one way fares to all the seven destinations start from as low as EUR 19,99 one way, including taxes and charges.
"Wizz Air continues to pursue its expansion strategy in Poland with the establishment of the Poznan base early next year following the developments in Katowice, Warsaw and Gdansk. The move is expected to create hundreds of local jobs and significant revenue uplift for the tourism industry in the region." - said József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air.
Wizz Air anticipates that it will carry approximately 300 000 passengers on its Poznan routes in 2008.