Wizz Air opens the company's 17 base in Riga
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Wizz Air inaugurated its 17 base in Riga, Latvia. Wizz Air will initially allocate an Airbus A320 aircraft that will operate 4 new routes: Barcelona, Doncaster Sheffield, Dortmund and Paris Beauvais.
In addition to Wizz Air adding new flights from Riga, the company is also increasing the frequency of existing services to London Luton and Oslo Torp. Wizz Air now offers 8 routes to 6 countries in the Latvian capital. This expansion may stimulate the local aviation job market as well as the tourism sector, with more visitors now traveling to Latvia at affordable rates.
NEW WIZZ AIR ROUTES FROM RIGA
|Ruta||Days||Starting with||** rates|
|Paris Beauvais||Tuesday; Thursday; Saturday||19 June||EUR 24.99 XNUMX|
|Doncaster Sheffield||Months; Friday||20 June||EUR 39.99 XNUMX|
|Barcelona El Prat||Wednesday; Sunday||22 June||EUR 49.99 XNUMX|
|Dortmund||Wednesday; Sunday||August 31||EUR 24.99 XNUMX|
INCREASING FREQUENCIES FOR THE MOST POPULAR WIZZ AIR ROUTES
|Oslo Torp||De la 2 la 3|
|London Luton||De la 7 la 8|
György Abrán, Chief Commercial Officer Wizz Air, told Riga: “I am delighted to inaugurate today's 17 Wizz Air base in Riga. It is an important step for the presence on the Latvian market, indicating our commitment to offer customers and visitors really affordable rates, starting from 14,99 EUR, together with an excellent travel experience. In addition to increasing travel opportunities on the local market, we also create jobs within our company and with local business partners. ”
Anrijs Matīss, Minister of Transport of Latvia, said: “I have a very good opinion about Wizz Air's decision to open a base in Riga airport. New jobs will be created for Latvian citizens and the new routes will improve people's mobility by offering new travel opportunities. It is a promising commitment for future successful cooperation and strengthens the status of the Riga airport traffic center in the Baltic region ”.
Aldis Mūrnieks, Chairman of the Board at Riga International Airport, added: “Wizz Air is an important business partner and the airport authorities appreciate the company's commitment to continue expanding its operations in Riga. The opening of the base shows that we are an important air transport center internationally, which will continue to have the largest market share in the traffic in the Baltic countries region ”.