Wizz Air has celebrated 1 year since the base opened at SIBIU
Wizz Air is celebrating this year one year since the opening of its base in Sibiu, as well as more than a quarter of a million passengers transported to and from Sibiu in the last 12 months.
Wizz Air started operations at Sibiu International Airport on 2014 and since then has always invested in its ever-growing network, always seeking to bring even more travel opportunities for customers.
In August 2016, Sibiu became the seventh Wizz Air base in Romania, with an investment of more than 100 million dollars, having allocated a modern Airbus A320 aircraft, which led to the creation of 36 new jobs in within the company and expanding the network to six destinations to four countries.
WIZZ carried over 255.000 passengers
By increasing operations in Sibiu, WIZZ has carried over 255.000 of passengers in the last 12 months, which is an increase of 168% compared to the same period last year. These new travel opportunities are available free to passengers in Sibiu, but also to visitors to the area on wizzair.com or through the free mobile app at prices from 85 lei.
The continuous investment of the company in Romania brings greater benefits to the local community. Thus, in the first semester of the 2017 year, Sibiu county ranked in the top four of the regions in Romania that attracted foreign tourists, with an increase of 6,7% compared to the same period last year.
The rapid growth of Wizz Air operations in Romania will continue to stimulate the local economy, as has happened in the last 10 years and will increase the workforce in the aviation and tourism sectors in Romania and will support more than 5.700 seats this year. work in associated industries across the country.
In 2018, WIZZ offers a total of over 9,2 million places for sale, from 10 airports in Romania, on 142 routes to 20 countries. Already the largest airline in Romania, Wizz Air will have allocated in Romania next year 24 aircraft, including seven highly efficient Airbus A321 airliners with 230 seats and having over 800 crew members.