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Wizz Air launches Budapest-Bucharest route

Transport

LaMography

Hungarian low-fare airline Wizz Air yesterday (Wednesday) launched its first direct route between Hungary’s Budapest and Romania’s Bucharest, according to a press report issued today (Thursday).

(Photo: LaMography/Moni Lazar)

The first flight took off from Budapest with 151 passengers and returned to the Hungarian capital with 176 on board. The new scheduled flight will operate three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. 

Wizz Air, which says it has a staff of more 1,000 in the air and on the ground, has increased its capacity by 27% thus far this year. The carrier is planning to launch another seven new flights between now and next year to Fuerteventura, Sofia, Lanzarote, Faro, Hannover, Bergen and Lamezia Terme.  

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