Wizz Air announces three new routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania

THREE NEW ROUTES ANNOUNCED FROM TEL AVIV

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today three new low-fare routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania. The new services will have a convenient schedule with two flights weekly and will bring Israeli travelers even more truly affordable opportunities to visit Europe. Passengers planning their holiday to any of the new destinations, can book their tickets on wizzair.com from only ILS 154*.

Wizz Air, always looking for opportunities that can accommodate the strong growth of its low-fare network, has already announced seven new routes to six countries in Europe, starting in 2017 from Tel Aviv. Furthermore, the popular route from Tel Aviv to Budapest will be operated with 10 frequencies a week starting from 29 October, while the connection to Romania’s capital, Bucharest will have 6 weekly frequencies a week, from 17 June and daily flights starting 19 September. Proving its commitment to the Israel market, Wizz Air offers 800,000 seats on sale in 2017 on 16 routes to nine countries available from Tel Aviv airport, which represents a 70% increase year-over-year. The low-fare travel opportunities created by WIZZ in Israel will further stimulate the tourism industry and boost the trade and business links between the countries.

Bringing the first WIZZ low fares to Israel in 2012, with today’s announcement Wizz Air is becoming the largest LCC airline in Israel*. Operating a fleet of brand new Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft the average age of which is 4 years, in only five years the airline has carried more than 1.2 million passengers traveling to and from Israel.

In 2016, nearly 418,000 passengers have enjoyed WIZZ’s low fares, easy booking system and excellent on-board service to and from Israel, supporting 310 indirect jobs*** in airport operations, transportation, hospitality and tourism industries. Since the first WIZZ flight from Tel Aviv to Budapest in 2012, the airline is continuously looking to bring more travel opportunities that can best meet its Israeli customers’ needs, offering now a total of 17 low-fares routes to nine countries across Europe from Tel Aviv and Eilat airports, including the upcoming services from Tel Aviv to London-Luton and Varna, starting in June and July respectively. 

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM TEL AVIV

 

Destination

Days

Starts

Fares from**

Lublin, Poland

Tuesday, Saturday

17 June 2017

ILS 154

Craiova, Romania

Monday, Friday

19 June 2017

ILS 179

Kosice, Slovakia

Monday, Friday

during summer schedule

Wednesday, Sunday

during winter schedule****

23 June 2017

ILS 154

WIZZ AIR’S INCREASED FREQUENCIES

Destination

Increased frequencies

 flights/ week

Bucharest, Romania

6 from 4

Starting 17 June

Daily

Starting 18 September

Budapest, Hungary

10 from 7

Starting 29 October

Owain Jones, Chief Corporate Officer at Wizz Air, said:

We are thrilled to be adding today three new European destinations to Wizz Air’s low-fare network. WIZZ’s new services to Lublin, Kosice and Craiova will be operated twice a week, further stimulating bi-directional tourism between the countries and creating more truly affordable travel opportunities for our Israeli customers. Starting today, our Israeli passengers can discover 17 exciting destinations across 9 countries in Europe from Tel Aviv and Eilat airports through WIZZ’s network with fares starting from as low as ILS 129. We remain committed to the country and we look forward to bringing more positive news in the future.”  

 

* Based on departing seat capacity

** One way including all 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.

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