The Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has canceled all flights to Ukraine until March 27, the relevant information is contained in the airline’s booking system. According to it, the first flights available for sale to the company’s destinations from/to Ukraine are on Sunday, March 27.
Ticket holders before this date received an offer from the company to exchange them for flights with a later date, return the money or put them on an annual deposit for the purchase of tickets in the future with a 20% surcharge.
As reported, Wizz Air has suspended flights to Ukraine since February 24, when a full-scale Russian invasion of the country began. In addition, until March 4, the airline also refrains from flights to the capital of Moldova, Chisinau, instead performing them to the Romanian airport Iasi.
Wizz Air also said that it is working on the evacuation of its aircraft and employees with families from Ukraine.
According to Interfax-Ukraine, about three aircraft of the company remained at the Kyiv airport, which did not have time to take off from Kyiv on the morning of February 24.
Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has canceled 20 destinations from Ukraine in the winter schedule due to existing demand for them.
“Some flights to/from Ukraine have been canceled due to existing demand, the company’s capacity will be directed to other routes of the network,” the company told Interfax-Ukraine on Wednesday.
Wizz Air also added that passengers whose reservations have undergone changes will receive a notification with options for a full refund of the ticket price or receiving a 120% refund of the original fare credited as WIZZ credit.
Earlier, the media reported that Wizz Air canceled some flights from all cities of Ukraine, where it operates flights – Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia.
From Kyiv, from mid-January to March, Wizz Air will stop operating flights to Thessaloniki (from January 10 to March 9), Venice (from January 9 to March 11), Naples (from January 11 to March 27), Nuremberg (from January 9 to March 11) and Katowice (from 10 January to March 10). Flights from Lviv canceled to Milan (from January 14 to March 5), Naples (from January 10 to March 5), Rome (from January 10 to March 8), Vilnius (from January 10 to March 8), Memmingen (from January 10 to February 26), Bratislava (from January 11 to March 27) and Budapest (from January 17 to March 12). From Kharkiv – Rome (from January 13 to March 12), Vienna (from January 10 to March 8), and Dortmund (from January 4 to February 24). From Odesa – Abu Dhabi (from January 10 to February 9), and Budapest (from January 9 to March 26). From Zaporizhia – Wroclaw (from January 14 to March 27), Katowice (from January 15 to March 6), and Budapest (from January 11 to March 27).
Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air plans to hire more than 140 flight attendants in Ukraine over the next six months to operate at its bases in Lviv and Kyiv.
According to the company’s press service on Thursday, from November 5 to December 20, as part of the selection process for flight attendants, Wizz Air plans to organize Open Days in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Zaporizhia, Dnipro and Mykolaiv.
Earlier, Wizz Air signed an agreement of intent to cooperate with the National Aviation University of Ukraine in order to provide students with the opportunity to start a professional career after graduation.
As reported, Wizz Air plans to deploy seven more aircraft in Ukraine, increasing their total number to 11. Five new aircraft will be deployed in Kyiv (in addition to the three already based in the Ukrainian capital), two more aircraft will be supplied to a base in Lviv (in addition to one aircraft).
Wizz Air also announced the launch in 2021-2022 of twelve new destinations from Kyiv, nine from Lviv, three from Odesa and two from Kharkiv.
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 Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch flights on the Kyiv-Stockholm Skavsta (Sweden) route from December 16, 2021.
The press service of the airline said on Friday that the flights will be operated twice a week: on Thursdays and Sundays.
According to Wizz Air Internal Communications Manager Paulina Gosk, the launch of this flight will strengthen cultural and economic ties between Ukraine and Sweden.
There are currently no direct flights between cities.
Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced the resumption of flights on the Kiev – Budapest route from September 13, 2021.
“We are pleased to announce the resumption of flights on the Kiev – Budapest route. Thanks to it, the airline connects the capitals of Ukraine and Hungary and offers passengers affordable travel opportunities,” Internal Communications Manager at Wizz Air Paulina Gosk said.
Flights on this route will operate twice a week until the end of October and five times a week in November. Flights will take off from the Kyiv international airport (Zhuliany).
To ensure the safety and comfort of passengers and the crew during their flight, Wizz Air is implementing enhanced hygiene measures to maintain physical distancing and improve on-board cleanliness. In addition, passengers are encouraged to pay for all necessary services online before boarding (for example, to pay for additional luggage via the Internet).