3RD AIRCRAFT IN SKOPJE, 1 NEW AIRPORT AND 6 NEW ROUTES
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced further expansion in Macedonia. The airline will deploy a third Airbus A320 aircraft at its Skopje base from 29 June adding 5 new services from the Macedonian capital to Friedrischshafen, Oslo-Torp, Barcelona, Hamburg Luebeck and Nuremberg. Each new route will be operated twice weekly. The new aircraft will allow Wizz Air to increase the number of weekly flights on the existing routes from Skopje to Cologne, Gothenburg, Frankfurt Hahn, Malmo, Milan Bergamo and Paris Beauvais.
Wizz Air also announced operations from Macedonia’s second airport, Ohrid, which will take the number of airports in the WIZZ network to 110. The new service from Ohrid to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg will begin on 1 July and operate twice a week.
Wizz Air now offers a total of 20 routes to 10 countries from Macedonia.
WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM SKOPJE:
|Friedrichshafen||Mon; Fri||29 June|
|Oslo Torp||Mon; Fri||29 June|
|Barcelona||Tue; Sat||30 June|
|Hamburg Luebeck||Wed, Sun||1 July|
|Nuremberg||Wed, Sun||1 July|
WIZZ AIR’S NEW OHRID – BASEL MULHOUSE FREIBURG ROUTE:
|Wed; Sun||1 July|
FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING ROUTES FROM SKOPJE:
|Malmo||From 5 to 7||29 June|
|Gothenburg||From 3 to 4||29 June|
|Cologne||From 2 to 3||30 June|
|Frankfurt Hahn||From 2 to 3||30 June|
|Milan Bergamo||From 2 to 3||30 June|
|Paris Beauvais||From 2 to 3||30 June|
John Stephenson, Executive Vice President of Wizz Air, said: “Today’s announcement is great news for Macedonia. By expanding our Skopje fleet and adding Ohrid to our route network, we create more travel opportunities and a greater choice of destinations. This is expected to create more local jobs as well as further stimulate tourism in Macedonia. We expect that our 6 new services and the increased capacity on existing services will be welcomed by consumers as we bring more low fares to Macedonia.”