Wizz Air to expand Italy operation with new Rome base | News

Wizz Air has confirmed it can open a new base in Rome, providing 32 new companies to 19 international locations.

The service mentioned that is the most important variety of routes ever introduced in a single go.

The airline will base 4 Airbus A321neo plane at Rome Fiumicino airport in July.

The new companies, which embody two UK routes from Rome to London Luton and Liverpool John Lennon, will complement the 25 routes already working from Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino airports.

Wizz Air began flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from Italy on its over 200 routes.

The institution of Wizz Air’s latest forty third base in Rome Fiumicino follows the opening of 4 bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo and Bari) in Italy prior to now 12 months.

Not solely will the opening of this new base in Rome carry extra financial progress to the area, however it can additionally create over 100 new direct jobs with the airline and over 1,500 jobs in related industries, the airline mentioned.

Routes on provide from Rome embody flights to Tel Aviv, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Prague and Tallinn.

Speaking on the press convention in Rome Fiumicino, George Michalopoulos, chief business officer of Wizz Air Group, mentioned: “I’m delighted to announce our latest base in Rome Fiumicino Airport.

“In the final 12 months we’ve got allotted 17 based mostly plane to Italy, and can proceed to make investments out there, doubling our presence within the subsequent three years by launching additional working bases and new home and worldwide routes.

“Our model new A321neo plane in addition to our enhanced protecting measures will guarantee the absolute best sanitary situations for travellers, whereas working with the bottom environmental footprint.”


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