Wizz Air is going to place its third aircraft in its Kyiv base and to launch flights from the Ukrainian capital to Lisbon, Tallinn, and Berlin, as well as between Kharkiv and Katowice. The airline has announced this in its press release dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the company’s entrance to the Ukrainian market, Interfax-Ukraine reports.
“In 2018, the corporation expects to double the volume of its operations in Ukraine,” the acting head of the Corporate Relations department at Wizz Air Sorina Ratz claimed.
Furthermore, Wizz Air intends to boost the weekly frequency of flights to seven cities, adding another 24 flights weekly.
The company’s decision to relocate its third A320 Airbus to Kyiv is expected to create 100 new jobs at the Ukrainian airport.
Flights from Kyiv to Lisbon will launch on 21 June and will take place every Tuesday and Saturday. Beginning on the same date, flights between the Ukrainian and the Estonian capitals will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
One flight per day will connect Kyiv and Berlin starting from 1 July. Moreover, beginning on 20 June, flights between Kharkiv and Katowice will be serviced every Wednesday and Sunday.
WizzAir Hungary Ltd is a Hungarian low-cost airline established in 2003 and headquartered in Budapest. As of 2018, the airline operates a fleet of 100 aircraft, connecting 139 destinations throughout the globe.