ADVERTISEMENT

Wizz Air opens base in Venice

Transport

Discount airline Wizz Air announced the opening of its seventh Italian base, at Venice Marco Polo airport this week.

The airline will base two Airbus A321neo planes at the airport and offer flights to four destinations in Italy and 12 in nine other countries, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

The establishment of Wizz Air’s newest base in Venice Marco Polo airport follows the opening of six bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo, Bari, Naples, and Rome Fiumicino) in the past year.

Robert Carey, president of Wizz Air Group said, “I am delighted to announce the establishment of Wizz Air’s base at Venice Marco Polo airport. This is another important milestone for Wizz as well as for our passengers in the region. With our 16 new services to nine countries, building on our existing 10 services to seven countries, we are demonstrating our continued commitment to Italy as we grow both our domestic and international Italian network." 

"The two new, modern, and environmentally sustainable, and 50% less noisy Airbus A321neo aircraft will make sure that Wizz Air protects the gems of Venice and the neighboring areas. Our crew can’t wait to welcome the first passengers onboard our aircraft with a smile," he added.

Wizz Air started flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from the country.

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Average age of coronavirus patients declining Analysis

Average age of coronavirus patients declining

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor... Parliament

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor...

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead Appointments

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead

Budapest airport shuttle bus service expanded City

Budapest airport shuttle bus service expanded

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.