Wizz Air announces a further massive expansion at Kutaisi, Georgia

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SEVEN NEW SERVICES TO SEVEN COUNTRIES

Wizz Air announced seven new services from Kutaisi to Paris, Prague, Athens, Barcelona, Rome Bucharest and Vienna. The new low fare routes provide countless opportunities for leisure and business travellers to plan their trip to these popular destinations with fares from just €19.99 / GEL 49.99.

WIZZ started operations from Kutaisi International Airport in 2012 and after 6 years of successful operations, as part of its great expansion across Europe, the airline introduces 7 new routes from Kutaisi across Europe. Further diversifying its low fare network from Kutaisi, WIZZ offers now 21 routes to 14 countries. The airline continues to invest in its local base by allocating the second modern Airbus A320 on 17 May, a further investment of $ 101 million**, and employing additional 36 local crew.

WIZZ, as the pioneer of low-fare air travel across Europe and in Georgia, is continuously expanding its network by bringing affordable travel opportunities between Kutaisi and the rest of Europe. In the first three months of 2018, 51% more passengers travelled with WIZZ on Georgia routes than in the same period of the previous year. WIZZ’s fast-growing operation in the country will further stimulate the local economy as it has done for the last decade, by increasing employment in Georgia’s aviation and tourism sectors and supporting more than 230 jobs*** in 2017.

This year, WIZZ offers more than 720 000 seats from Georgia in 2018, with a growth of 94% on a year on year basis, as the airline is looking to respond to the increasing demand for its low fare tickets and great travel experience.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM KUTAISI

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Paris Beauvais Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 17 May 2018 129.99 GEL
Prague Tuesday, Saturday 17 May 2018 99.99 GEL
Athens Thursday, Sunday 17 May 2018 99.99 GEL
Barcelona Monday, Wednesday, Friday 18 May 2018 129.99 GEL
Rome Thursday, Sunday 19 May 2018 129.99 GEL
Bucharest Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 3 July 2018 56.99 GEL
Vienna Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 15 Nov 208 79.99 GEL

 

“We are delighted to announce today our new WIZZ routes from Kutaisi to 7 European cities, as we continue to create ever more travel opportunities for our passengers. Our Georgian travellers can reach these popular European destinations, enjoying our convenient flight schedule and fares as low as GEL 49.99*. Emphasising our commitment to Kutaisi and Georgia, we are allocating another Airbus A320 aircraft to Kutaisi International Airport equalling $ 202 million of total investment creating additional 36 direct jobs. We are now offering 21 routes to 14 countries from Kutaisi. We welcome all eager travellers to discover these and other great European destinations while enjoying WIZZ’s low fares and great onboard experience” said Johan Eidhagen, Chief Marketing Officer of Wizz Air.

*One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

**http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/01/airbus-2018-price-list-press-release.html#media-list-document-document-all_ml_0

***ACI suggests the creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year

May 17, 2018, 17:00

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