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Wizz Air connects Kosice with Cologne

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

wizzair welcomeWizz Air has a new route from Kosice to Cologne, in Germany. The new service will commence on 25 June, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, on Thursdays and Sundays, during the summer season, and on Mondays and Fridays, during the winter season.

Passengers planning their holiday or a weekend getaway to this great destination, can already book their tickets on wizzair.com from only EUR 19.99*.

Starting June, WIZZ passengers from Kosice can discover Cologne's fascinating history, iconic Dom and beautiful architectural buildings. For those willing to extend their trip in Germany, the Rhine River provides a vital link for some of the region's highlights: Düsseldorf, with its great nightlife and fabulous shopping, and Bonn, the hometown of Beethoven.

Wizz Air started its operations in Slovakia from Kosice in 2013 and since then has continuously invested in its ever-growing network, offering now five routes to three countries, bringing more lowest-fare travel opportunities for its customers. In 2015, Kosice airport became the 20th WIZZ base with one based new Airbus A320 aircraft and 42 local crew employees. Wizz Air started operations from Poprad and Bratislava airport in 2014 and 2016, respectively, further expanding its low-fare network from Slovakia.

Michael Tmej, CEO of Košice International Airport, said: “Opening of the Cologne route is a real milestone not only for the airport, but also for the city and whole Eastern Slovakia. This route will provide a vital link for both leisure and business travelers on both ends. I would like to thank all our stakeholders for the support and also a big THANK YOU to Wizz Air for the excellent cooperation.

Renáta Lenártová, Košice vice-mayor and chairman of the board of Košice Tourism: “Direct air link wuth Germany is another proof that international interest in Košice is increasing. I believe that thanks to this route we will attract a lot of tourists. In addition, thanks to this route our partner city of Wuppertal is now much closer to us than ever before, as it is only 45 minutes driving time from the Cologne Bonn Airport.”

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