LONDON – Low-cost airline Wizz Air (W6) has announced that it will open a new base in Russia in September. The airline has one Airbus A320 in St.Petersburg, serving five routes in five countries. St. Petersburg will be the first base in Russia for the airline.

Newly created routes


The new routes will reach five countries including Sweden with Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) south of the capital, Norway with Oslo (OSL), Denmark with Copenhagen (CPH), Malta with Luqa (MLA), Austria with Salzburg (SZG) and England with London Luton (LTN).

In Eastern Europe, W6 will fly to five countries including Lithuania with Vilnius (VNO), Hungary with Budapest (BUD), Romania with Bucharest (OTP), Bulgaria with Sofia (SOF) and Slovakia with Bratislava (BTS).

In addition, direct flight connection is expected for countries such as Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, Poland, and Spain.

About Wizz Air


Wizz Air is a Hungarian low-cost airline with its head office in Budapest. The airline serves many cities across Europe, as well as some destinations in North Africa and the Middle East.

It has the largest fleet of any Hungarian airline, although it is not the flag carrier, and currently serves 44 countries. As of 2018, the airline has its largest base at Budapest Airport with over 60 destinations. In 2019 the airline transported 39.8m passengers.

The carrier is continuously looking for opportunities to expand its network and provides low-cost air transport. W6 is committed to achieving the lowest cost base in the Central and Eastern European region and airport choice has a crucial impact.

This is why the airline flies to a mix of primary, secondary, and regional airports, providing friendly and fast customer service at low costs, which are reflected in WIZZ fares.

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