Gdansk / Wroclaw, 19 July 2016: Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced further expansion of its route network from Poland. From 1 November Wizz Air will start operating a new route from Wroclaw to the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv with two weekly flights, while from 14 January a new weekly WIZZ service will connect Gdansk with Grenoble in France. Tickets one the new routes are already on sale at wizzair.com starting at only EUR 19.99 / PLN 79 *.
Kyiv is the 8 destination Wizz Air offers low-fare flights to from its Wroclaw base. The new route is expected to strengthen business relations between Poland and Ukraine as well as stimulate tourism and hospitality sectors in both countries.
Following Warsaw, Gdansk is the second WIZZ base in Poland the airline connects with Grenoble. Located in southeastern France, Grenoble is a popular destination among winter sport lovers, who can enjoy the region’s excellent cuisine and effervescent nightlife while spending an active yet relaxing holiday in the beautiful Alps.
With its newest Wroclaw and Gdansk services, Wizz Air now offers a total of 133 routes to 24 countries from its 8 Polish airports, providing affordable access between the country and the rest of Europe and beyond for both business and leisure travelers. The newest WIZZ services connect Poland with such exciting destinations as Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Reykjavik in Iceland, Porto in Portugal or Alghero on the island of Sardinia.
Some 800 Wizz Air colleagues in Poland look forward to welcoming ever more passengers on board WIZZ’s Polish flights, which this year will support more than 4,500 jobs in associated industries throughout Poland**.
WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM POLAND:
Wroclaw – Kyiv
19.99 EUR / 79 PLN
Gdansk - Grenoble
29.99 EUR / 119 PLN
Gabor Vasarhelyi, Communications Manager at Wizz Air said: “Following the recent celebration of the 45 millionth Poland WIZZ passenger, we are thrilled to deliver again great news to our Polish customers. Our low fares now connect Wroclaw with the capital and largest city of Ukraine, Kyiv and Gdansk with the ‘capital of the Alps’, Grenoble, and we are sure these services will be as popular as the other 131 in our ever growing Poland route network. Seats on the newest WIZZ routes are already on sale from just PLN 79 / EUR 19.99 * at wizzair.com. Our friendly Polish crew looks forward to welcoming you on board a WIZZ flight with a smile!”
* one-way including taxes and non-optional charges
** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year