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Wizz Air opened its Austrian base at Vienna Airport

Wizz Air opened its Austrian base at Vienna Airport. The low-cost-carrier deployed one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft to the new base and will soon start of operations of five new services from Vienna to the popular destinations: Valencia, Rome Fiumicino, Malta, Bari and Tel Aviv.

The base establishment at Vienna represents a major investment in Austria by WIZZ, creating more than 200 direct jobs with the airline by 2019. With a total investment of $ 570 million***, in the upcoming 9 months the airline will continue to increase its operations at Vienna International Airport to become the second largest carrier in Austria in 2019 with a local fleet of 5 new Airbus aircraft, operating a network of 30 routes from Vienna to 22 countries and offering in total more than 2.2 million seats/ year. Expanding its operations, Wizz Air’s local team in Vienna will continuously increase, the next recruitment sessions being scheduled on 21 June in Vienna.

“We are proud to celebrate the opening of a new WIZZ base in Austria at Vienna Airport. Wizz Air’s first flights from Vienna started in April and, now we are inaugurating another 5 new services” said George Michalopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer at Wizz Air at a press conference in Vienna “By 2019, our new base operations at Vienna will create more than 200 local jobs with WIZZ and the new destinations added to the network mean even greater choice for WIZZ’s Austrian passengers to discover Europe at truly low fares through a network of 30 routes to 22 countries.“

“This year Wizz Air is substantial adding impetus to growth at Vienna Airport. The new base and the wide network with up to 30 bookable destinations from Vienna by 2019 strengthen the role of Vienna as a flight hub and generate value creation. Above all, the diverse flight offering to Eastern Europe as well as to Central European and vacation destinations provide attractive travel options to business travellers and holidaymakers. Cities such as Eindhoven, Danzig, Tuzla, Cluj, Valencia, Kutaissi, Ohrid, Niz, Billund, Bergen, Kharkiv and Malmö are completely new destinations that can be reached from Vienna thanks to Wizz Air”, says Julian Jäger, Joint CEO and COO of Flughafen Wien AG.

WIZZ is the pioneer of a new travel era in Austria, bringing truly affordable fares and services, maximum choice for its customers and an easy online booking system. Wizz Air will finally allow Austrian customers to travel to a wide range of destinations at genuinely low prices, with Wizz Air’s great value flights including some exciting and off-the-beaten-track destinations and offering the possibility of truly memorable experiences.

With currently more than 33 flights departing from Vienna every week, the airline offers fares from as little as 19.99 EUR** on wizzair.com to Austrian passengers and their visitors.

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