On Wednesday, Wizz Air announced that it will expand the number of flights from the Hungarian capital on nine popular routes, with a total of 14 new flights per week, to meet increased demand. Furthermore, from the beginning of October, the Egyptian resort city of Sarm es-Sejk will be directly accessible from Budapest twice a week, reports Index.
According to the announcement, in addition to Abu Dhabi, Hurghada, Madeira and Tenerife, Alicante, Madrid, and Milan will also be more easily accessible from Budapest.
Wizz Air will offer more flights than ever to these destinations every week.
The number of flights to Basel and Keflavík will also be increased.
The condensed flights and the new route will be available for booking fromOctober 6, with tickets now available via the Wizz Air website and app.
To meet the growing demand, the company is constantly expanding its fleet. In August it was announced that Wizz Air has signed a contract for 75 additional A321neo family aircraft. Wizz Air operates exclusively Airbus aircraft: its fleet currently consists of 185 aircraft from the A320 and A321 aircraft family. With the latest order, the airline will have 434 of the largest narrow-body Airbus aircraft, while including the A320 family models, bringing the total to 484 new aircraft in the fleet.
Wizz Air’s success and the growing demand is also reflected in the numbers. According to a previous statement from the airline, in the first half of its 2023 financial year, which ended last September, Wizz Air’s earnings increased from €164.3 million to €217.8 million, and revenue from €880.4 million to €2.194 billion. Passenger traffic rose from 12.5 million to 26.5 million and the load factor from 75.3 percent to 86.9 percent.
In fact, according to a new statement, the airline was chosen by 51.1 million passengers in the financial year ending March 31, 2023.
Via Index, Featured image via Facebook/Wizz Air