Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new route from Vilnius. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden. The route will commence on 26 March and operate two times a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Besides Bari, Grenoble, Nice, Reykjavik and Warsaw, Gothenburg is the 6th destination Wizz Air has added to its ever-growing Lithuanian network in 2016. WIZZ now offers 30 routes to 15 countries from its three Lithuanian airports, Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga.
Wizz Air’s first Vilnius flight took off in 2011 and since then, the airline has become the leading carrier at Vilnius Airport. In the first 11 months of 2016, WIZZ carried over 1,1 million passengers on its low fare routes to and from Lithuania. Throughout the country, Wizz Air’s operations this year will support more than 800 jobs** in associated industries.
Seats on Wizz Air’s new Vilnius route are already on sale and can be booked from 14.99 EUR / 139 SEK on wizzair.com.
During the period from 14 July until 15 August 2017, when the runway of Vilnius Airport will be under construction, all Wizz Air flights including the newly launched service to Gothenburg will be operated from Kaunas Airport.
WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTE FROM VILNIUS
|Destination||Days||Starting date||Fares from*|
|Gothenburg||Wednesday, Sunday||26 March||14.99 EUR / 139 SEK.|
Gabor Vasarhelyi, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, said: “2016 has been a memorable year for WIZZ in Lithuania: we celebrated our 5-year anniversary in Vilnius, started operations from two additional Lithuanian airports, Kaunas and Palanga and added several exciting destinations to our network. Today we are thrilled to deliver more great news to our Lithuanian customers as we will start flights from Vilnius to Gothenburg. We are confident that our customers will appreciate this low-fare connection to the second largest city of Sweden and this route will be as popular as the other 29 in our Lithuanian network. Our friendly crew looks forward to welcoming you on board one of our new Airbus A320 aicraft with a smile!”
*one-way, including taxes and non-optional charges
** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year
SOURCE: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.