Wizz Air further expands in Vienna

Vienna Airport
Vienna Airport from the air traffic control tower. Photo: © Stanislav Doronenko

European Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced that it will add six new routes from its Vienna base in 2019. Moreover, the airline will base an additional Airbus A321 aircraft at the airport.

The new Airbus A321 will enable the start of six new services from Vienna to Alicante, Bremen, Chisinau, Naples, Oslo and Porto. Additionally, Wizz Air will increase the frequencies of its existing Eindhoven and Tel Aviv routes.

Wizz Air opened its base at Vienna Airport in June 2018. At the moment, the airline has six Airbus A321 based in the Austrian capital and offers 32 routes to over 20 countries. In addition to the Hungarian carrier Wizz Air, other low-cost airlines have established bases at Vienna Airport in recent times, including Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings Europe, Ryanair-owned Laudamotion and IAG-held Level.

Wizz Air, together with its subsidiary Wizz Air UK, operates an all-Airbus fleet of more than 100 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft across Europe. The low-cost carrier has additional A321ceo, as well as A320neo family aircraft on order. Its order book includes over 250 outstanding orders for Airbus aircraft.

Read more: Wizz Air took delivery of its first Airbus A321neo in March.