Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today started operating from Frankfurt Airport. The maiden flight took off to Sofia with 180 passengers on board. The newest WIZZ route will operate daily, as well as the recently announced Budapest service, which will commence in December. Seats on Wizz Air’s Frankfurt routes can be booked on wizzair.com with fares starting from as low as EUR 29.99*.

By adding Frankfurt Airport to its growing route network, Wizz Air now connects 141 destinations across 42 countries providing millions of passengers with reliable air traffic operations, very low fares and a friendly, consumer-oriented service. In 2016, Wizz Air carried 2,7 million passengers on its German routes, which represents a 22% growth and supports 2,000 local jobs** in aviation, transportation, hospitality and tourism industries.

With its new Frankfurt services, WIZZ now offers 80 low-fare routes from 11 German airports.

Gabor Vasarhelyi, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, said: “We are thrilled to be starting operations from Frankfurt Airport, the eleventh WIZZ airport in Germany. Wizz Air now connects Frankfurt with Sofia with a daily service and will shortly launch a second route to another dynamic Central-Eastern European capital, Budapest. Whether travelling on business or leisure, we are sure savvy customers will find our low fares attractive and enjoy our excellent onboard service. We look forward to continuing our fruitful partnership with Frankfurt Airport as we bring more low fares to Germany!”