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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. […]

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Wizz Air’s Cash Showed an Improvement Despite Covid-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although it has been a challenging year for airlines, Wizz Air has increased its cash balance. As of March 31st, 2020, it reported a balance of €1,496.3 million. On March 31st, 2021, a year later, it was €1,616.6 million, which is an impressive 8% improvement. It evidences the operator’s ability to tackle any long-term difficulties. […]

Wizz Air Launches 143 New Routes This Summer
Wizz Air Launches 143 New Routes This Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Unlike most airlines, Wizz Air has been expanding rapidly during the pandemic and is now adding 143 new routes. Routes to and from Italy and Greece are the most popular. In total, with additional routes added, Wizz Air will have 207 routes to and from Italy and 83 to and from Greece. You can find […]

Indigo Partners Sells Wizz Air Stock Worth $555.56 million
Indigo Partners Sells Wizz Air Stock Worth $555.56 million

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air’s largest shareholder, American equity firm Indigo Partners LLC, has sold a portion of its Wizz Air shares for $555.56 million. As a result, the shares of Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air have dropped by 6.5%. This move has resulted in Indigo Partners owning a mere 8.5% of Wizz Air, down from 17.5%. The […]

Wizz Air Opens Its 41st Base and Adds 9 New Routes from Sarajevo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air has announced it is opening a new base in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. With the new base’s establishment, the airline launches nine new routes to seven countries from Sarajevo, beginning May 2021. The single Airbus A320 will be based in Sarajevo and support nine new destinations to Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Gothenburg, […]

15 January – Inaugural Flight of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UAE’s newest national airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will launch its operations in mid-January, completing its inaugural flight from Ab Dhabi to Athens. The airline delayed its initial plan to penetrate the Asian market last summer due to the unforeseen pandemic event and its destructive impact on air travel demand. However, currently, the airline […]