Wizz Air, the largest low fare – low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced at a press conference today that it would enter the Serbian market by opening two new routes from Belgrade, as early as Summer 2010. The initial network will include services to Dortmund and London Luton from 12 June and 24 July respectively.
|Dortmund ||3 times a week ||12 June |
|London Luton ||3 times a week ||24 July |
All the flights are on sale on wizzair.com with promotional fares starting from as low as EUR 24.99 (one way, all inclusive).
György Abrán, Chief Commercial Officer of Wizz Air said: “We are delighted to extend our service offering to the Serbian passengers, who can now enjoy our low fares coupled with excellent travel experience all along their journey. Wizz Air has been proving its commitment to the region by opening new bases and routes and growing the fleet of our brand new Airbus A320 airplanes. The Serbian market has a good development potential and we are looking forward to exploit it. We look forward working together with all parties to address the regulatory constraints and cost of logistics in order to unleash the full growth potential Wizz could deliver.”
Velimir Radosavljevic, General Manager of Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade said: “Considering that the strategic orientation for the Belgrade „Nikola Tesla” Airport is to recognize and meet the demands of our users, whether passengers or airlines, it is my pleasure to announce that we have succeeded to bring to Serbia yet another low cost airline, to the benefit of Serbian citizens.
At the same time, and co-operating with the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development and the Tourist Organization of Serbia, we would like to have as many foreign tourists as possible. It is our wish for Belgrade and Serbia to be recognized as a destination offering a new picture of hospitality, and able to meet the wishes and needs of different categories of our foreign guests.
Belgrade “Nikola Tesla” Airport will do anything - and as we can see in the past couple of months, on the average, one airline per month is arriving - to open the market and make free competition possible. We wish to make air travel readily