Wizz Air, one of Europe's fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Ukraine, today celebrated the start of operations from Kharkiv International Airport along with the commencement of the new service to Dortmund. The newest WIZZ connection launched with a convenient schedule on Thursdays and Sundays and fares from just EUR 39.99*/ UAH 1099*, create exciting opportunities for Ukrainian travelers to discover this beautiful region of Germany.

As part of WIZZ’s greatest expansion phase to date, the airline inaugurates Kharkiv as the newest destination in its ever-growing network, bringing truly affordable air travel services to the Ukrainian customers and its visitors. Continuing its investment and further diversifying its network from Ukraine, WIZZ will commence 2 other routes from Kharkiv to Katowice in June and to Vienna in November.

As the pioneer of lowest-fare air travel in Ukraine and across Europe, the airline is looking to respond to the increasing demand for its low fare tickets and great travel experience by increasing its offer from Ukraine to 30 routes to 11 countries. Overall, in 2018 the third modern aircraft A320 will be allocated to the local WIZZ base in Kyiv, and 9 new routes are commencing across the country bringing new travel opportunities from Lviv, Kyiv and Kharkiv. WIZZ

”Today we are marking an important milestone in our European expansion by starting operations from Kharkiv International Airport and inaugurating the first route to Dortmund. As already announced, we are further increasing and diversifying our network with 2 other services starting later this year to Katowice and Vienna. The convenient schedule of our flights, the easy online booking system in wizzair.com and maximum flexibility of our product will, for sure, meet all Ukrainian passengers’ needs” said Sorina Ratz, Acting Head of Corporate Communications at Wizz Air. “Wizz Air remains committed to its mission of making air travel affordable for more people than ever before, by bringing new opportunities to discover Europe to its customers. We aim to stimulate traffic and tourism industry with the lowest fares, contribute to the economies of the communities we serve and remain committed to offer our passengers the best value travel.”

“We are delighted to have Wizz Air back with us, 3 new routes are already announced for 2018, and we are sure that Wizz Air route network will be expanded further. We are glad that the first route the airline launches today will be to Germany as this is the country where we have the largest passenger flow among EU countries. Now Kharkiv citizens and citizens from Eastern part of Ukraine will have more affordable travel opportunities to fly to Germany without a need to change the flights,” stated Vladimir Vasilchenko, General Director of Kharkiv airport, managed by New Systems AM, DCH group of Aleksandr Iaroslavskiy.

WIZZ continues to grow throughout Europe while remaining committed to enhancing its customers’ experience and so, earn the trust and loyalty of its customers who enjoy a fantastic service onboard one of Europe’s youngest fleets. Between March and July 2018, 21 aircraft are allocated to its European bases, supporting 700 additional weekly departures and the commencement of 70 new services across the network. The current expansion of WIZZ until summer 2018 represents an investment of more than $ 2 billion and 700 aviation professionals are joining WIZZ team to contribute to the growing success of the company. Eager passengers looking to find all about WIZZ’s journey around Europe and about the great expansion, milestones and routes that will be celebrated, can follow #WIZZaroundEurope and encounter many fun surprises and contests on the airline’s Facebook page.