Good news for Wizz Air customers: the airline announced plans to develop a new base at Katowice International Airport, including new connections to Belfast, increased destinations (including London and Scandinavia) and the addition of another Airbus A320 to its fleet.
Wizz Air, a Hungarian low-cost airline, has enjoyed increased interest and popularity in Poland and the company has now decided to offer a new connection between Katowice Airport and Belfast. The first flight on this route will take place on Tuesday, March 31st 2015; the connection will operate twice a week, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. On March 29th, the fifth 180-seat Airbus A320 will also be delivered to Pyrzowice.
Some changes will come into effect earlier: as of September 29th, passengers will be able to fly from Katowice to Glasgow, Scotland, twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays. During the winter season flights will take place on Wednesdays and Sundays.
The second connection to Maastricht-Aachen (Netherlands) will be launched on Tuesday, October 28th; flights will be offered on Tuesdays
With the expansion of the base in Pyrzowice, from March 29th, Wizz Air will increase its weekly flight frequency to the already supported routes: London-Luton (from 14 weekly flights to 18), Oslo-Torp (from 5 to 7), Doncaster Sheffield (from 4 to 5), Malmo (from 3 to 4), Stavanger (from 2 to 3), Bergen (from 2 to 3), Stockholm Skavsta (from 2 to 3).
During his latest press conference in Warsaw, József Váradi, Wizz Air CEO, said that ‘WIZZ’s ever expanding network and increasing frequencies on existing routes will certainly attract more passengers traveling on leisure or business. Our growth will generate over 1,400 jobs across Poland and boost tourism across the country.’