Geneva, 29 May 2020: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces that from 1 July it will open four new bases deploying 11 aircraft and launching over 50 new routes to:
· Milan Malpensa, Italy: Five new based aircraft, 20 new routes
· Larnaca, Cyprus: Two new based aircraft, 11 new routes
· Lviv, Ukraine: One new based aircraft, five new routes
· Tirana, Albania: Three new based aircraft, 15 new routes
József Váradi, Wizz Air's Chief Executive Officer said:
"I am delighted to announce that Wizz Air is expanding its network in Albania, Cyprus, Italy and Ukraine. We see the potential to re-stimulate demand for low-cost travel and contribute to the vital recovery of tourism in these markets. With our new health and safety protocol designed to ensure that our customers and crew can fly safely, we are able to offer more affordable travel opportunities on our extensive network. Wizz Air's ultra-low cost business model and our strong balance sheet provide a significant competitive advantage in the current environment, while also making us a long-term structural winner in the aviation sector."