Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomed its newest airline today with the arrival from Reykjavik of the first flight to and from Liverpool by new Icelandic low-cost carrier PLAY.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe have announced that they are to commence flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to the Southern Romanian city of Craiova from the end of March 2017.
This is the airline’s second new route to be announced this Autumn following the news that they will commence flights to Lublin in Poland in May next year and will be Wizz Air’s seventh destination from Liverpool, complementing the airline’s existing flights to Warsaw, Gdansk, Katowice, Riga, Budapest and Lublin.
The three times weekly service will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays commencing on 27th March 2017 and will be the only service outside of London to Craiova, taking the number of weekly departures by Wizz Air from Liverpool up to 20 from next Summer.
Craiova is an ideal short break destination with a strong focus on culture, filled with art, history and museums.
Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe with a network of over 450 routes, connecting 126 destinations across 38 countries. The airline operates a fleet of 72 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft and last year they carried over 110,000 passengers via Liverpool – an increase of over 60% compared to 2014
Flights are now on sale with fares from £24.99 one way and can be booked on www.wizzair.com
Mark Povall, LJLA’s Director of Air Service Development commented, “We are delighted that Wizz Air will announce a new three times weekly connection to Craiova. This is the seventh route that Wizz Air will operate from Liverpool during Summer 2017 and we look forward to making this route a success.”
Tamara Vallois, Head of Communications at Wizz Air said: “We are delighted today to be announcing our seventh WIZZ route from Liverpool to Craiova. This is the first low fare Wizz Air service from Liverpool to Romania and we hope that our U.K. customers will enjoy visiting Craiova and exploring cultural and historical heritage of the Oltenia region. With this announcement Wizz Air now offers easy access and low fare connections to seven destinations in four countries from Liverpool and our professional crew looks forward to welcoming many happy passengers on board.”
Wizz Air now offer seven destinations across four countries, direct from Liverpool.
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