WizzAir to increase number of seats on Ukrainian flights by 45% in 2019
Hungarian low-cost airline WizzAir plans to provide 2.5 million seats to passengers flying to and from Ukraine in 2019, which is 45% more than in 2018.
This was reported by EVP and Deputy CEO at Wizz Air Stephen Jones at a press conference in Kyiv on Thursday.
The company also plans to invest about $400 million in the development of aviation and tourism in Ukraine, to increase the fleet of aircraft to four, to provide a route network of more than 120 flights a week. The airline also plans to increase the number of local employees to more than 140 people.
Wizz Air is the largest low cost airline in the Central and Eastern Europe. It offers flights from 142 airports in 44 countries. Its fleet consists of 100 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 planes at 25 bases in 14 countries.