WizzAir raises traffic on Ukrainian flights by almost 65% in 2017
Hungarian low cost airline WizzAir in 2017 transported more than 685,000 passengers to/from Kyiv and Lviv, which is 64% more than in 2016, according to a press release from the company.
"The first international flight of WizzAir departed from Kyiv to London in 2008. Since then, the company remains faithful to Ukrainian passengers, offering more and more interesting opportunities to meet their demand. The airline contributed to the development of the local labor market in aviation and tourism, as well as creation of 515 jobs in related industries," the report says.
The company said the second aircraft was delivered to the WizzAir base in Kyiv in August 2017, the third one will replenish the fleet of the airline in June 2018. Thanks to the resumption of flights from Kharkiv in 2018 and the launch of eight new flights throughout the year, the company will offer its passengers 29 low cost routes from Ukraine to ten countries.
"This year the company will provide 1.1 million seats on its Ukrainian flights, which are already on sale. This figure contains a 60% increase over the previous year," the press release said.