Wizz Air

Founded in September 2003, Wizz Air is a Hungarian low-cost airline that serves more than 150 destinations across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. With a fleet totalling nearly 140, the company has two main subsidiaries: Wizz Air UK and Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. The firm exclusively operates an all-Airbus fleet comprising A320-200s, A320neos, A321-200s, A321neos and a single A330-200F.

Wizz Air UK reveals four-aircraft flypast plans in Wales

To mark its arrival in the country, the low-cost carrier is planning to make a big entrance

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi begins operations

The airline has recently revealed routes to Athens and Thessaloniki with more to follow in the coming months

Riga Airport reports 74% drop in passenger numbers

Although passenger traffic steeply declined, the number of cargo flights almost doubled last year

Wizz Air reveals fourth UK base

Continuing its rapid expansion in the British market, the Hungarian budget airline unveils its next airport base

Why Wizz Air A321 aborted take-off at V1

An AAIB report finds that pitot probes had become blocked by something the size of a grain of rice…

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Celebrates Maiden Aircraft Milestone

New UAE subsidiary of the European low-cost carrier takes delivery of its first aircraft, marking a major step ahead of its October launch

Wizz Warns of Capacity Growth Freeze

The European low-cost carrier says travel restrictions imposed around its network could force a slow-down in its anticipated capacity ramp-up

Wizz Air unveils second UK base

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced the location of the second base for its Wizz Air UK subsidiary, the group’s British-registered and based carrier.

Wizz Air’s First Abu Dhabi Destinations Revealed

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced five new routes connecting Europe with Abu Dhabi, the first of its new UAE subsidiary. The airline is planning to launch services to Budapest and Bucharest from June and Cluj-Napoca, Katowice and Sofia in September.

Wizz Air Resumes Luton Operations

Wizz Air has today (May 1) restarted operations at its London/Luton base despite ongoing restrictions associated with COVID-19. The low-cost carrier has resumed services to 22 destinations from the gateway for passengers whose journeys are deemed necessary.