Wizz Air announced plans to open a new air base in Iasi during next summer, offering five new routes to Bologna, Catania, Larnaca, Roma and Tel Aviv. This base will be the company’s 23rd and will have an A320 aircraft allocated.
Iasi, where Wizz already operates flights, will be sixth airport with a Wizz base. The new aircraft will increase to eight the number of routes served from Iasi and seat capacity will triple to 265,000 in 2016.
The five new routes will operate with a frequency of two flights per week, except for Iasi-Bologna, which will be operated three times per week. Popular flights from Iasi to London and Milan will be increased.
Wizz Air offers a total of 106 routes from Romania, to 16 countries, from six airports.
Wizz Air is a low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, which operates a fleet of 64 A320 and A321 Airbuses. It offers more than 390 routes from 22 bases, which ensures the connection between 115 destinations in 39 countries. The company employs 2,600 aviation professionals and has had 16.5 million passengers in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.