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Wizz Air CEO Jozsef Varadi (just like Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary and airport lobby ACI Europe) says Europe’s airline slot rules should not be changed to protect legacy companies, adding that if a carrier cannot operate their slots they should be made available to rivals.
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Wizz Air seeks US DOT approval for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit to launch cargo flights between the EU and the US with A330-200F owned by the Hungarian government.
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Wizz Air will operate two weekly flights from Podgorica to nine European destinations, including Rome Fiumicino and London Gatwick for the first time.
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Wizz Air signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of a further 102 A321s, comprising 75 A321neo and 27 A321XLR. Under certain circumstances, Wizz Air may acquire a further 15 A321neos. Airbus has also granted Wizz Air 75 A321neo purchase rights for deliveries in 2028-29, which have to be converted into a firm order by the end of 2022.
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Wizz Air announced the allocation of two new aircraft to its Tirana base, enabling the start of two new routes from Tirana to Friedrichshafen and Rimini. The airline will also start operations to and from Kukes to Vienna, Memmingen/Munich West, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.

In other news, Wizz Air loses one investor, AkademikerPension (Denmark), which is selling its stake in the carrier over alleged “human and labour rights abuses” towards its workers.
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American Airlines pilots’ union seeks to block the approval of an application by Wizz Air Hungary for a foreign air carrier permit, citing work conditions at the airline and competition concerns.
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Wizz Air Holdings plans to evacuate its four aircraft out of Ukraine when it is safe to do so. The aggregate Ukraine/Russia impact was 2% fewer network flights in February 2022 than originally scheduled, and WIzz expects March to see an impact of 7% on the network.
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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has launched a new route from Abu Dhabi to Mattala, Sri Lanka.
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Wizz Air announced three new routes that will connect Italy with Greece. Starting from June 2022, passengers can travel from the international airports of Rome Fiumicino, Bari and Naples to Skiathos.
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Wizz Air faces pushback from a handful of unions for US aviation workers who have asked the US DOT to deny the carrier’s request for a foreign air carrier permit over allegations of an “anti-union” corporate culture.
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Wizz Air UK celebrates the launch of 18 new routes from its base at London Gatwick. Four additional A321neos are to be based at the airport, along with the reopening of the Gatwick South Terminal.
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Wizz Air announced the allocation of its ninth aircraft to its Tirana base. The new A321 will join the fleet, enabling the start of three new routes from Tirana to Lyon, Nuremberg and Warsaw.

Wizz Air will add a new aircraft to its base in Cluj-Napoca. The new A321 will join the fleet from the beginning of August 2022, increasing the airline’s number of aircraft in Cluj-Napoca to seven and further expanding its operations.

Wizz Air will continue the expansion of its operations in Romania, adding a new aircraft to its base in Bucharest. The new A321neo will join the fleet in July 2022, increasing the number of aircraft from Bucharest to 12.
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Wizz Air UK launched its new base at Cardiff Airport with nine new routes to Europe and beyond.
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Wizz Air has acquired two additional daily slot pairs at London Luton, enabling the carrier to grow frequencies on six routes it operates from the airport.
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Wizz Air said demand for air travel has built up in recent weeks and will fly 30% more capacity than in 2019 between April and June 2022, and 40% more in the following three months.

Wizz Air (Hungary) will launch three new regular routes at Katowice Wojciech Korfanty International Airport during summer 2022, beginning 15 June 2022, to Ibiza, Madeira and Tirana.

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Wizz Air has allowed customers to book flights from the UK to Ukraine in July 2022 after suspending them at the start of Russia’s invasion.

Wizz Air launches new routes connecting Dubrovnik with Wroclaw and London Luton.
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Wizz Air is introducing a new route from Sarajevo to Saarbrucken on 14 June 2022.
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Wizz Air Holdings (UK) has signed an MOU together with Saudi Arabia to explore airline market development opportunities in the Kingdom, with the aim to eventually creating a subsidiary in the country.
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Wizz Air intends to file an application for its Maltese subsidiary to be granted an AOC with EASA and an Operating Licence with CAD. Wizz Air Malta aims to begin operations in October 2022 with Malta-registered aircraft.
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