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Wizz Air (W6)

Wizz Air is a Hungarian low cost airline with attractive low prices that offers services from London Luton to Budapest, Warsaw, Kiev, and Bucharest, among others. Outside of Europe, Wizz Air offers cheap flights to Dubai, Israel, Turkey and Georgia. Operating in a similar way to Ryanair, Wizz Air services smaller, secondary airports to be able to reduce their costs and ticket fares.

Identity Card

  • IATA code: W6
  • Number of serviced cities: 97
  • Main hub: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD)
  • Alliance: ELFAA (European Low Fares Airline Assoc.)
  • Fleet: 53

History of Wizz Air

The idea of the first low-cost airline to operate out of Hungary was conceived in June of 2003 by a group of six people. In only three months, the airline was ready to fly. On May of 2004, the airlines first cheap flights to Katowice took off from Budapest. Today Wizz Air operates from 11 bases in the surrounding region of Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, and Czech Republic. In their first year of operation Wizz Air carried almost 1.4m passengers. Wizz Air offers a simple service which includes ticket-less travel, using the services of smaller, secondary airports, single-class aircrafts with leather seats, no arranged seating system, and catering on demand for an extra payment. Their aircrafts seat 180 passengers.

Travel with Wizz Air: practical information

  • Onboard services

    • Meals: Offered is the possibility of purchasing drinks and snacks including croissants, coffee, long drinks, sandwiches, etc.
    • Entertainment: Bring your own reading material or electronic devices.
  • Baggage Allowances

    • Cabin: 1 piece per passenger weighing a maximum of 10kg and be no larger than 42 x 32 x 25cm. In addition one may carry a coat, reading material, etc.
    • Checked: All baggage is subject to a fee per bag and per passenger. Pay online to receive a discounted price as the airport fees to check baggage are hefty.
    • Excess: 0-5kg is €5/€75 at the airport, 5-10kg is €30 online/€150 at the airport, 10-20kg is €80 online/€300 at the airport, 20-35kg is €140 online/€525 at the airport.

Discounts and Special Offers

Infants can travel at the fixed rate of €25 on the laps of their accompanying adults.

Contact:

Website: www.wizzair.com
Telephone: 0904 475 9500 (65p/min)
Departure cities: London, Liverpool, Budapest, Bucharest, Birmingham

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20% Off ALL Flights To and From the UK With Wizz Air!
5 October 2016

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30 September 2016

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17 October 2012

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Wizz Air revises their carry-on luggage rules
24 July 2012

Wizz Air becomes the lowest of the low cost, introducing a new carry-on luggage scheme that will set passengers back an additional 10 Euros at the airport if their bags aren't small enough.

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Latest news from Wizz Air

Wizz Air launches new flights Sibiu – Dortmund
10 July 2014

Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central Europe, announced a brand new route from Sibiu to Dortmund in Germany, launching on October 26th, 2014. The route will start by operating twice a week. Dortmund is the second route […]

Wizz Air launches inaugural flights to Alicante
17 June 2014

Wizz Air promised to help Budapest Airport grow and it’s doing just that as it launches its 34th service from BUD this week to Alicante. The first flight took off on June 14th and will operate seasonally during the summer […]

Wizz Air celebrates 10 years in the skies!
20 May 2014

Wizz Air, a large low cost airline based in Central and Eastern Europe celebrated its 10th anniversary and held special celebrations at London Luton Airport, where the airline’s journey began. The first Wizz Air flights took off in 2004 from […]

Electronic devices now permitted in Wizz Air cabins
4 February 2014

Wizz Air now confirms that passengers are permitted to use Portable Electronic Devices like mobile phones, e-readers and tablets on all flights. These devices can be used at all times during the flight, even during take-off and landing but passengers […]

Priority boarding on Wizz Air for an annual fee
20 January 2014

Wizz Air has launched a brand new Privilege Pass which will offer passengers unlimited priority boarding and free larger cabin bags for a one-off annual fee. These kinds of services are usually charged separately but frequent flyers will be tempted […]

Wizz Air sees massive expansion in 2013
14 January 2014

Wizz Air has announced that 2013 was a massive year for the low cost airline. It carried 13.5 million passengers, up 12% from the previous year with an average load factor of 86%. In 2013 the airline’s fleet was 45 […]

Wizz Air makes Lviv in Ukraine third base
23 September 2013

Wizz Air’s Ukraine chapter has announced that Lviv will become the airline’s third base in the country which will open April 30th in 2014. The base will be home to one Airbus A320 aircraft which will operate five new routes […]

Wizz Air adds fourth A320 to Warsaw, boosting flights
6 September 2013

Wizz Air has decided to move an additional aircraft to Warsaw Chopin Airport which means that new flights to Corfu and Crete will take off starting next June. The airline is aiming for 1.4 million seats from Warsaw as it […]

Wizz Air launches 3 new routes from Luton
19 August 2013

Wizz Air has introduced three new routes departing from London Luton Airport, starting this fall. Craiova is Romania’s 6th largest city with a ton of art galleries and museums. Donetsk, in Ukraine, is known for its planetarium and parks. Finally, […]

Wizz Air to offer low cost flights to Moscow
31 July 2013

Low cost airlines are heading to Russia! easyJet was the first with cheap flights to Moscow this year and Wizz Air is next. The Hungarian airline will fly from Budapest to Moscow five times per week starting September 23rd. It’s […]