The route starts on 2nd of July, 2019 and is operated with Airbus 320-200 aircraft.
– This is very good news! The year 2018 has been excellent for Turku. We have had new route openings this year with Wizz Air and we are delighted to deepen our cooperation. Direct route to London extends the network from Turku considerably and serves both business and leisure travellers, says Jani Jolkkonen, Senior Vice President of Airport Network at Finavia.
– We are thrilled to be announcing our fourth low-fare service from Turku airport today. We believe that a route to one of the most visited cities in the world is long-awaited by our Finnish customers. London is a global hub for business, tourism and innovation and our low-fare connection will provide affordable and easy access to all categories of travellers. We thank Turku Airport for our fruitful communication and our professional crew is looking forward to greeting many passengers on board our young fleet, says Tamara Vallois, Head of Communications at Wizz Air.
The route is very important for Turku from the point of view of tourism. London and other new route openings are expected to boost tourism in Turku. Turku Airport provides a smooth customer experience and interesting destinations at a competitive price.
– This is fantastic news for Turku and we are very happy about it. Turku is actively developing the economic growth in southwest Finland and the direct route between London and Turku serves the needs of the entire business sector in the region. We are sure that it interests and benefits both the existing companies and companies that are seeking growth in the Turku region, says Minna Arve, the Mayor of Turku.
Wizz Air launched a new route from Turku to Kaunas, Lithuania, on 9 November. The route is operated twice a week on Mondays and Fridays.
On May 2019, Wizz Air will launch a new route to Krakow, Poland. The route is operated twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays. The inaugural flight to Krakow will be on the first of May, 2019 and the tickets are now on sale.