Wizz Air announced today the allocation of a third Airbus A320 aircraft to its Kutaisi base as well as the start of six long-awaited new services from Kutaisi to Eindhoven, Bari, Copenhagen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Tallinn and Brussels-Charleroi. The new low fare routes are already on sale on wizzair.com starting as low as GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99*.
WIZZ started operations from Kutaisi International Airport in 2012and after 7 years of successful operations, and only 8 months after allocating its second aircraft to the Kutaisi base, the airline announced a further great expansion at its Georgian base by allocating a third Airbus A320 aircraft in August 2019. The new aircraft represents another $101 million investment into the Georgian aviation market and will contribute to the creation of over thirty new direct jobs with Wizz Air. Johan Eidhagen, Chief Marketing Officer of Wizz Air announced the start of six new routes commencing on 1 August 2019, together with which WIZZ offers now 27 routes to 18 countries.
WIZZ, the pioneer of low-fare air travel across Europe and in Georgia, is continuously expanding its network by bringing affordable travel opportunities combined with great onboard experience between Kutaisi and the rest of Europe. In 2018 the airline has carried 643,000 passengers on its Georgian routes, representing an 88% year on year growth. The six new routes announced today will bring an additional 98,000 seat capacity to the airline’s Georgian network, totalling over one million seats on sale in 2019. WIZZ’s fast-growing operation in the country will further stimulate the local economy, by increasing employment in Georgia’s aviation and tourism sectors and supporting more than 750 jobs in the associated industries*** in 2019.
WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM KUTAISI
|New routes||Frequency||Start date||Fares from*|
|Eindhoven||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday||1 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
|Bari||Thursday, Sunday||1 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
|Copenhagen||Monday, Friday||2 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
|Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg||Monday, Friday||2 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
|Tallinn||Wednesday, Sunday||4 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
|Brussels – Charleroi||Wednesday, Sunday||4 August 2019||GEL 56.99 / EUR 19.99|
“Wizz Air, Georgia’s number one low-cost airline, continues its strong growth and creates ever more opportunities for its travellers to discover Europe and beyond at the lowest fares. Today we announced new investments in our Kutaisi base, by allocating a third Airbus A320 in August 2019. In addition, WIZZ network from Kutaisi will be diversified with 6 long-awaited routes to the Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, France, Estonia and Belgium. Our continuous growth in Kutaisi further strengthens Wizz Air’s commitment to Georgia, the city and the airport of Kutaisi, as well as stimulate the tourism and hospitality sectors in Georgia. We are now offering 27 routes to 18 countries from Kutaisi. We welcome all eager travellers to discover these and other great European destinations while enjoying WIZZ’s low fares and great on board experience” said Johan Eidhagen, Chief Marketing Officer of Wizz Air.
* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges
*** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year
JAN 31, 2019, 17:00