Wizz Air offers students chance to win unlimited travel on WIZZ network for one year


BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it has launched the first WIZZ Youth Challenge, an international case study competition for university and college students. The competition provides a fantastic opportunity for the next generation of managers to gain professional experience by addressing a real-life business issue. The main prize of the competition is unlimited travel on the WIZZ network for one year.

Students possessing an active BA/BSc or MA/MSc student status at a university or college can register for the aviation and marketing related competition until 5 April 2017 by fully completing the application form available at https://wizzair.com/en-gb/wizz-youth-challenge and sending it to wizzyouthchallenge@wizzair.com.

All registered teams will receive the case study, as well as the detailed guideline and background materials, on 7 April 2017 and will need to submit their response by 21 April 2017. The teams with the best case studies will be selected by the WIZZ internal assessment team and invited to participate in the live final organized in Budapest on 18 May 2017. The finalists will present their case studies to the WIZZ Youth Challenge jury board, consisting of the members of Wizz Air’s executive management team as well as external experts.

The members of the winning team will enjoy one year of unlimited travel on the WIZZ Network, currently offering more than 500 routes from 28 bases and connecting 138 destinations across 40 countries, while the 2nd and 3rd teams will receive free return tickets from the airline.

More information on the WIZZ Youth Challenge is available at https://wizzair.com/en-gb/wizz-youth-challenge.

Owain Jones, Chief Corporate Officer at Wizz Air said: “As the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, Wizz Air is proud of the opportunities it has created for people – whether it’s the opportunity for our customers to experience great quality air travel at the lowest fares or the opportunity for our talented, dedicated WIZZ team members to develop their careers with one of Europe’s fastest-growing airlines.  That’s why we are delighted to launch the WIZZ Youth Challenge, providing an outstanding opportunity for the next generation of managers to test their skills and knowledge while gaining real professional experience and having exposure to and receiving feedback from the senior industry executives. Wizz Air is committed to supporting students passionate about aviation and management and we’re looking forward to meeting the best teams at the live final in Budapest.”

SOURCE: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.