Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrates 9 years of its Cluj-Napoca base, a press release informs. The Hungarian company starts its operations at Avram Iancu International Airport, in 2006.
Since the beginning of 2017, over 518,000 passengers traveled on WIZZ routes from Cluj-Napoca, showing an increase of over 45 percent compared to the same period in 2016. Passengers planning their holidays or a weekend getaway from Cluj-Napoca can now discover 35 destinations across 17 countries in Europe and beyond, including the newest sunny routes to Malta, Alicante, Larnaca and Malaga.
“Looking to provide the lowest fare possible, WIZZ is offering tickets from as low as RON 19, underlining its commitment to democratize air travel in Romania and further stimulate tourism and business relations between countries,” the release reads.
With 6 modern Airbus A320 aircraft, an investment of USD 594 million, and a local staff of 205 aviation professionals, the airline has increased its yearly seat capacity with 26 percent in 2017, offering in total of more than 1.9 million seats on sale on Cluj-Napoca routes.
“Wizz Air as the hometown airline of Cluj-Napoca, has earned the trust and loyalty of over 7.3 million since the beginning of its operations at Avram Iancu International Airport. Last year, over 1.3 million passengers have enjoyed WIZZ’s low fares, easy booking system and excellent on-board service, to and from Cluj-Napoca, supporting over 1,000 local on-site jobs in aviation and tourism industry,” low-cost airline says.