Wizz Air, Romania’s largest airline, celebrates this February its ninth anniversary of its Timisoara base, during which more than 4 million passengers have enjoyed the company’s low fares, a press release informs.
”As the hometown airline of Timisoara, Wizz Air is always looking to expand its network and support the development of the west part of the country region by providing truly affordable travel opportunities always paired with excellent on-board service. Today, we have a local team of 70 employees, 2 allocated aircraft and a great offer for our customers to discover 16 destinations across Europe and beyond. We stay dedicated to the Banat region and to our passengers and we are looking forward to even greater results together with Timisoara International Airport,” Sorina Ratz, Acting Head of Corporate Communications at Wizz Air said.
Last year, Hungary-based low-cost airline carried almost 700,000 passengers on its Timisoara routes and supported over 500 local jobs in associated industries in the region.
In February 2009, Timisoara became Wizz’s 10th base in the network and the third in Romania. With two aircraft allocated, an investment of almost USD 202 million and a local team of more than 70 employees, Wizz Air low fare network from Timisoara offers now 16 routes to 8 countries, including several great destinations in Northern Italy, like Bari, Milan Bergamo, Venice Treviso or connections to some of Europe’s most popular cities like London, Valencia or Paris Beauvais.
Last year, Wizz has launched a new route to Tel Aviv, the first connection between Timisoara and a city outside Europe.
The company’s officials announced that all WIZZ Discount Club members planning their holidays until end of May to any of the 146 routes to 21 countries available on Wizz Air’s Romanian network, as well as any the 145 destinations within WIZZ’s network, including the exciting winter sun destinations to Dubai, Tenerife, Larnaca, Tel Aviv, Lisbon or Malaga, will qualify for a discount of up to 20 percent. For those planning a city break in the upcoming weekends or a romantic getaway, WIZZ network offers plenty of exciting destinations in 44 countries across Europe and beyond.