Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, today operated the maiden flight of its new Skopje service to Paris Beauvais which took off at 5.45 p.m. with 119 passengers on board. The new route is now operating 2 times a week, on Mondays and Fridays on one of the airline’s new Airbus A320 aircraft.
This route has long been awaited by consumers who now can travel between Macedonia and France at very low air fares. Indeed, Paris is a popular destination for Macedonians. Franco-Macedonian commercial exchanges grew by 20% from 2012 to 2013, indicating a strong potential and interest for a direct air route. Seats on the new Skopje-Paris Beauvais route begin at just MKD 2’499 / EUR 39.99** and can be booked on wizzair.com.
With 3 other routes from Skopje to Brussels Charleroi, Cologne and Frankfurt Hahn starting this week, Wizz Air’s route network in Skopje now consist of a total 14 routes.
Tamara Mshvenieradze, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, said: "We are encouraged by the great response from Macedonian consumers who are really embracing Wizz Air’s low fares in an unprecedented scale as already over 700,000 passengers have booked Wizz Air flights on our Macedonian routes. Wizz Air is committed to providing air routes at unbelievable low fares to Macedonian consumers and their visitors, now offering 14 routes. Today we celebrate our new route to France and look forward to many bi-directional passengers on this attractive route.”
**one way price including taxes, non-optional charges and one small cabin bag