Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has deployed seven more aircraft in Ukraine, increasing their total number from four to 11.
As the airline said at a press conference on Wednesday, five new aircraft are deployed in Kyiv (in addition to the three already based in Kyiv), and two more aircraft will receive a base in Lviv (in addition to one aircraft).
Wizz Air also plans to launch 12 new directions from Kyiv, nine from Lviv, three from Odesa and two from Kharkiv in 2021-2022.
In addition, Wizz Air will have four new countries on the map of flights with Ukraine – Spain, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
In total, the airline plans to service 117 destinations from Ukraine to 22 countries.
The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair launches flights from Lviv to Paphos (Cyprus) as part of the summer schedule since July.
This flight will be operated twice a week, the press service of the airline said on Thursday evening.
At the same time, due to regular changes in restrictions in connection with COVID-19, customers can postpone or change travel dates up to two times with zero commission until the end of October 2021, Sales and Marketing Manager for Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans at Ryanair Olga Pawlonka is quoted as saying in the press release.
There are currently no direct flights in this direction.