September 17, 2014 11:24 AM ET


Company Overview of Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd.

Company Overview

Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd. provides passenger air transportation services to and from Central and Eastern Europe. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Budapest, Hungary. It has operating bases in Gdansk, Poznan, Katowice, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland; Budapest, Hungary; Sofia, Bulgaria; Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Tirgu Mures, and Timisoara, Romania; Vilnius, Lithuania; Kyiv, Ukraine; Belgrade, Serbia; and Prague, Czech Republic.

BUD International Airport Building 221

Budapest,  1185


Founded in 2003


36 6 90 181 181


36 1 777 9444

Key Executives for Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Chief Commercial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd. Key Developments

Wizz Air to Start Operating from the City of Iasi in Northeastern Romania Later in 2014

Wizz Air said it will start operating from the city of Iasi in northeastern Romania later this year and will add a new Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet flying from the Bucharest base in 2015. The company said it will start flying from Iasi to Italian cities - Treviso and Milan on December 20 and March 31, respectively, as well as to London Luton as of June 14. Iasi will be the eight Romanian airport the company operates on. Wizz Air will also start flying from Bucharest to Italy's Pescara and Sweden's Stockholm Skavsta on July 27 and will launch a summer route to Heraklion in Greece on June 20. The new routes will bring to 97 the total number of destinations Wizz Air offers from Romania. The company will also increase the frequencies on 22 existing routes.

Wizz Air Announces Expansion in Budapest

Wizz Air announced further expansion in Budapest. From 15 May 2015 the airline will deploy a ninth Airbus A320 aircraft, and open new services to Lisbon and Maastricht starting on 30 March and 15 May, respectively. Wizz Air will also add 17 extra flights to many of its existing routes.

Wizz Air Announces Expansion in Poland

Wizz Air announced further expansion in Poland. The airline will deploy 2 new aircraft in Katowice and Poznan, bringing its fleet in Poland to 18 Airbus A320, representing 25% capacity growth in 2015 year-on-year. The 5th Katowice and 2nd Poznan based aircraft will be delivered on 29 March on 21 May, respectively. Wizz Air also announced 5 new services starting in early 2015 from Gdansk to Molde (Norway) and Frankfurt Hahn, from Katowice to Belfast, from Poznan to Malmo and from Lublin to Stockholm Skvasta. With these new services Wizz Air is now offering a combined total of 103 routes to 47 destinations from its 7 Polish airports. The airline has also increased frequencies on some of the most popular routes across its Polish network. Wizz Airs major expansion in the capital city and the Polish regions will further stimulate the job market in the aviation and tourism sectors with more visitors now able to travel to Poland on Wizz Airs low fare services. Tickets on Wizz Airs newest routes as well as the entire summer 2015 schedule from Poland are already on sale and can be booked at starting from PLN 39.

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