Central European carrier Wizz Air continues its network expansion – this time launch four new routes from Edinburgh airport.
Wizz Air Airbus A321 Birmingham Airport, Image, Economy Class and Beyond
The new routes will serve Edinburgh to:
- Warsaw, Poland from 1st November, operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday, Lead-in price: £16.99
- Gdańsk, Poland from 2nd November, operates Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Lead-in price: £16.99
- Budapest, Hungary From 2nd November, operates Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. lead-in price: £21.99
- Bucharest, Romania from 2nd November, operates Tuesday, Saturday. Lead-in price: £29.99
Lead-in fares start at £16.99 and scale upwards depending on availability , bundles, willingness to buy hand luggage and so on.
The airline also operates from Aberdeen and Glasgow airports too.
Wizz Air state these routes will create 250,000 seats between Edinburgh and Central Europe a year.
Owain Jones, Managing Director, Wizz Air UK said:
“We’re delighted to announce even more opportunities for our Scottish customers to experience Wizz Air’s low-fares on new routes connecting Edinburgh with some of Central and Eastern Europe’s most dynamic cities, flying on-board one of Europe’s youngest, most efficient aircraft fleets. Offering unique cultural, architectural, gastronomic and nightlife experiences, our customers travelling to Budapest, Bucharest, Gdańsk and Warsaw will also enjoy fantastic value-for-money – making pounds stretch further. The WIZZ team looks forward to welcoming customers old and new on-board our ultra-efficient fleet of Airbus aircraft very soon.”
Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport said:
“We are delighted to be welcoming Wizz Air to Edinburgh and adding four new routes to the destinations map at Scotland’s busiest airport. We know there is a large Polish diaspora within our neighbouring communities in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife, but we also know people in Scotland have a thirst for travel so having Wizz onboard at Edinburgh is very exciting for us.
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Connectivity remains the name of the game – even in Low Cost Carrier land.
With tourism being the primary driver of these routes, any business traffic will be welcome too.
It will be interring to see how many of these routes survive in the medium to long term.
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