Tag: Wizz Air

Wizz Air Reopens Its Summer-Seasonal Burgas Base

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air has reopened its summer base at Burgas, on the Bulgarian Black Sea. The base opened last year and is one of a minority of airports at which European airlines station aircraft and crew for a few months in the summer season. The departure of Wizz Air flight W64211 that left Burgas on June […]

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Wizz Air and Airbus Collaborate on Hydrogen Aircraft Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air will investigate the possibility of ultra-low-cost hydrogen-powered operations as part of the collaboration. It will give the airline a better understanding of how flying a zero-emission hydrogen aircraft may benefit its long-term economic plan. “At Wizz Air, we stay ambitious with our expansion plan to deliver on our mission to make travel accessible […]

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Wizz Air Reports 540% Passenger Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air reported a considerable rise in passenger numbers for April as air travel continued to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The budget airline carried over 3.62mln passengers in April, a surge of 542% from the same month last year, with capacity jumping 355.7% to 4.34mln seats. The load factor that measures the percentage of […]

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Wizz Air’s UK Cabin Crew See Biggest Ever Pay Rise

Reading Time: < 1 minute From 1 April, junior flight attendants having less than 9 months’ experience will receive a minimum of £18,000, with target-related bonuses up to £23,450. Cabin crew with more than 10 months’ experience will earn £20,480 and will be able to add another £6,000 to their pay packet if they hit targets. Senior cabin crew will […]

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Wizz Air Declared the Most Sustainable Airline in Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to independent ESG analyst Sustainalytics, Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has been declared Europe’s most sustainable airline. The airline scored a 25.0 ESG Risk Rating, the lowest amongst all European carriers. Wizz Air CEO, Józef Váradi, said, “We are proud to be in this prestigious industry-leading position which confirms Wizz Air’s sustainability efforts. Having been […]

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Wizz Air Acquires Gatwick Slots from Norwegian Air Shuttle

Reading Time: < 1 minute Low-cost airline Wizz Air has bought a portfolio of take-off and landing slots at Gatwick airport from Norwegian Air Shuttle. The Hungarian carrier has acquired 15 daily slot pairs from Norwegian. It will use the slots to build its network of short-haul flights from the UK as part of an aggressive expansion plan that has […]

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Airbus Has Got a Massive Order for 255 A321 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has received an order for 255 additional A321neo Family aircraft under a joint Indigo Partners agreement: Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines. The firm order was signed at the Dubai Airshow. This order brings the total number of aircraft ordered by the Indigo Partners’ […]

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Wizz Air Decided to End Its Pilots’ Temporary Pay Cuts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air has announced it would reverse the pay cuts imposed on its pilots due to the Covid-19 crisis. From October 1st, pilots will be receiving the same remuneration as they had before the pandemic. In addition, the airline will be hiring 800 cabin crew and 200 new pilots by the end of the year. […]

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Wizz Air Will Require Compulsory Crew Covid-19 Vaccinations

Reading Time: < 1 minute From December 1st, Wizz Air will require its flight and cabin crew to be vaccinated. The airline is making this move ‘in light of research which demonstrates their effectiveness as the best available form of protection against COVID-19.’ In a statement, Wizz Air said, “As governments increasingly mandate evidence of vaccinations for crews as part […]

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New Chapter for Aviation: The Industry Is Recovering

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pain from the Covid-19 crisis has been felt by all aviation industry players that were forced to take drastic measures, as layoffs, fleet cuts, restructuring, etc., to stay in the game. As a result, the pilot profession, which had always been a marvel, all of a sudden started raising more questions than giving answers. […]