March 15, 2021| 304 0

Looking East: What’s Behind Wizz Abu Dhabi’s Asian Expansion?

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced its first-ever flights to Asia, which will feature in its 10-strong route network this May. With massive gaps remaining in the schedules of its first four aircraft, many more routes will be announced soon. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced its first-ever flights from the United Arab Emirates capital to Asia, with two …

March 7, 2021| 278 0

In Photos: The Wizz Air UK Wales Flyover

After writing about the upcoming opening of Wizz Air UK’s new base in South Wales yesterday, we thought we would follow it up with some photos of the amazing flyover. To celebrate the carrier’s new maintenance facility at Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wizz Air decided to arrive in style. Four of the budget airline’s Airbus A321s departed Luton Airport (LT …

March 6, 2021| 301 0

Wizz Air UK Plans Special Wales Flyover As It Continues To Expand

Ahead of opening its first base in Wales, Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air’s UK-registered subsidiary plans to make a big entrance by flying the jets low over Cardiff, Newport, and Swansea to let the public know that Wizz Air has arrived. Wizz Air will fly four Airbus narrowbody airliners low over the Welsh countryside on Saturday before bringin …

March 2, 2021| 300 0

IndiGo Sells 8 Airbus A320neos To BOC Aviation For Leaseback

Indian low-cost giant IndiGo has signed a sale-and-leaseback agreement with BOC Aviation for eight new A320neos. The planes will be delivered in the second half of 2021 and feature CFM engines. Let’s find out more about this deal. Key move IndiGo is no stranger to leasing aircraft, with most of its 284 aircraft fleet acquired through leasing deals. T …

February 9, 2021| 328 0

Wizz’s Sarajevo base to impact Croatia Airlines, Air Serbia

Wizz Air announced its 41st base in Sarajevo last week with plans to station an Airbus A320 aircraft in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital from May 20. It will result in the launch of nine new routes and the addition of 250.000 seats in and out of Sarajevo this year. However, Wizz Air’s expansion is expected to have an impact on both Croatia Airlines …

February 4, 2021| 288 0

Wizz Air ready for “transition year” amid EX-YU expansion

Wizz Air has said 2021 will be a “year of transition” as restrictions ease, although expects most will stay in place during the first quarter of the year. It comes as the budget carrier announced its fourth base in the former Yugoslavia, in Sarajevo, which will launch on May 20, as well as expansion elsewhere, with two new routes each to commence f …

February 4, 2021| 274 0

EU Concerned About Austria’s Minimum Air Fare Policy

The European Commission has expressed concerns over the Austrian government’s policy of a €40 minimum price for airline tickets. The EU executive is expecting more detail on the new measures that potentially violate the bloc’s air service regulation and could engage in dialogue with the Austrian authorities. Airlines are free to set fares, EU policy …

January 15, 2021| 288 0

Exclusive: Wizz Air CEO Outlines Expansion Plans Amid Abu Dhabi Launch

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commenced services today with its first flight to Athens, Greece from Abu Dhabi, UAE. With this highly-anticipated launch, Wizz Air CEO József Váradi spoke with Simple Flying about what to expect from this new venture. The executive sees plenty of room for development and is already thinking ahead about aircraft additions and des …

January 14, 2021| 257 0

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Keen To Launch Tel Aviv Flights

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has revealed plans to add a third route to its network. Launching tomorrow with two routes to Greece, the airline will next begin flying to Tel Aviv, Israel, from mid-February onwards. With this addition, the new airline is joining the growing list of carriers making the most of the newly forged peace deal in the Middle East. Wizz …

January 7, 2021| 307 0

Wizz Air Follows Ryanair With UK Flight Schedule Cuts

As the UK enters another strict lockdown, Wizz Air has followed Ryanair’s example and is making dramatic changes to its flight schedule. The airline revealed today that its January schedule is undergoing some serious cuts. Schedule changes Just this morning, Ryanair announced that it would be slashing flights during the UKs third national lockdown. N …

January 3, 2021| 264 0

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi –  What To Expect From The New Airline

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is now just under two weeks from its inaugural flight. The Hungarian budget carrier is hoping to replicate its European success in the Middle East by offering ultra-low-fares on popular routes. Here’s what to expect from the airline’s newest project. First flight Originally slated to launch in October, Wizz Air decided to push back …

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