Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, celebrates the 11 millionth passenger flying through Katowice Airport. The 11 millionth passenger, Magdalena Mozgała, arrived in Katowice with her family on Wizz Air’s flight from Bourgas. Upon arrival, Mrs Mozgala was presented by representatives of Wizz Air and Katowice Airport with a PLN 200 voucher for the Aelia Duty Free** at Katowice and with a return flight voucher from Wizz Air.
Wizz Air’s Daniel de Carvalho said: “We are delighted to welcome our 11 millionth passenger here at Katowice. Our growth in Katowice and Poland is driven by happy consumers, such as Mrs. Mozgala, who enjoy our great service and our incredible low fares. The important milestone of 11 million passengers carried here at Katowice is also a reason to thank the airport for their professionalism and to remind our customers that we now offer 21 exciting routes from Katowice with fares starting from just 39PLN.***”
"This was a great surprise for me! It is my second flight on Wizz Air and it will be unforgettable to me. I want to say thank you to the crew who looked after me so well and I hope to fly again soon,” said the passenger, Magdalena Mozgała.
“We congratulate Wizz Air for this excellent milestone. Today, from Katowice Airport, Wizz Air has an extensive network of destinations in Europe. The celebration of 11 million passengers from one airport is a reason for pride. We are confident that further cooperation between Katowice airport and Wizz Air will develop successfully, to the common satisfaction of passengers,” said Cezary Orzech, spokesperson of the Upper Silesian Aviation Group, which manages Katowice Airport.
Wizz Air offers 21 international low-cost routes from Katowice. In total, Wizz Air now offers 90 routes from 8 Polish airports. Wizz Air constantly develops its network from Poland and the Silesian region. Recently, the carrier announced the inauguration of new routes from Katowice. Starting from late October, passengers can fly to Glasgow in Scotland and to Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Picture: “The entire Wizz Air crew who operated the flight, Monika Krzykawska, Marketing Manager Katowice Airport and Paweł Wojda, Katowice Airport Director accompanied by the 11 millionth Wizz Air passenger at Katowice, Magdalena Mozgała.”
*Source: Innovata, on the basis of scheduled departing seat capacity for the year ended 31 March 2014 (“FY 2014”) 1. Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is a region comprised of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
** Aelia Duty Free is a Fly Silesia program partner
***One way price including taxes, non-optional charges and one small cabin bag