WIZZ AIR LAUNCHES 4 ROUTES TO DUBAI
Budapest, Kiev, Bucharest and Sofia low cost services starting from 28 October
Dubai, 3 April 2013: Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced that it will start services to Dubai World Central Airport from Budapest (Hungary), Bucharest (Romania), Kiev (Ukraine) and Sofia* (Bulgaria) starting from 28 October 2013.
Wizz Air now connects over 30 countries with its state of the art fleet of 40 Airbus A320 aircraft, and consumers trust Wizz Air since its start of operations in 2004 as a customer minded airline with hundreds of low fare routes on offer. Wizz Air’s very low fares paired with a friendly and reliable service have been appealing for over 50 million passengers.
The UAE has displayed one of the most impressive developments in the world over the past few decades to become the most wanted tourism destination. Wizz Air will be the first European low fares airline operating to Dubai and a launch customer for Dubai World Central. The Dubai World Central Passenger Terminal will open in October for scheduled passenger flights and is planned to become the city’s main airport hub until the mid 2020s, when with five runways and a capacity of 160 million yearly passengers it will be the largest airport infrastructure in the world. Flights on Wizz Air’s new Dubai routes are already on sale and can be booked immediately on wizzair.com with incredible fares starting from just €74.49**.
WIZZ AIR’S LOW FARE FLIGHTS TO DUBAI:
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Tue, Thu, Sat
Tue, Thur, Sat
Speaking in Dubai today, József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air, said: “Today is a great day for Wizz Air as we are announcing our entry to the UAE with rock bottom air fares that will boost tourism and create many new jobs. Flying between Europe and Dubai for as low as €74.49 is truly unprecedented. Wizz Air is pleased to be the launch customer and the first European low fares airline operating at Dubai World Central. I expect Wizz Air will carry at least 250,000 passengers on our UAE network in the first year of operations. I anticipate we will announce more exciting routes and more low fares to Dubai as we move forward with our expansion plans."
* flights to Kiev, Bucharest and Sofia are subject to regulatory approval
** one way price including taxes; bookings in local currencies