Wizz Air reopens its seasonal base in Burgas, Bulgaria, from June 10 to September 12

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Wizz Air plans to fly seven new routes from its base in Burgas, off the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.

An Airbus A320 aircraft will be relocated to the base at Burgas Airport (BOJ) between June 10 and September 12. The planned launch of the new services will double the number of routes offered by the Hungarian carrier from / to Burgas airport. 

Wizz Air reopens seasonal base in Burgas

Starting June 10, Wizz will launch flights to Dortmund and Tel Aviv, each with three flights a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. From June 11, Wizz Air will launch 3 weekly rotations on the Burgas route - Kiev Zhuliany and some 2 weekly flights from Burgas to Liverpool and Poznan.

The last two routes will open on June 13, connecting Burgas with Eindhoven and Turku. Wizz Air will operate 2 weekly flights on each route, on Wednesdays and Sundays.

History of Wizz in Bulgaria

Wizz's history in Bulgaria dates back to 2005, when it operated its first flight from Sofia to Budapest. In the last 16 years of flights, Wizz Air has carried almost 19 million passengers to and from Bulgaria.

According to data provided by OAG Schedules Analyzer, Wizz Air will have direct competition on only two of the seven routes launched this summer. 

The latest programs show that Blue Bird Airways will fly Burgas - Tel Aviv, offering daily services, while LOT Polish Airlines will connect Burgas and Poznan with a weekly flight. SkyUp will also provide indirect competition on the route Burgas - Kiev, flying 3 times a week between Burgas and Kyiv Borispol. 

In addition to Wizz Air, the low-cost airlines easyJet and Blue Air will also operate to Burgas. The British operator easyJet will fly twice a week from London Gatwick and Berlin, from July 2. While Blue Air will connect Burgas with Cluj-Napoca, starting June 20, twice a week.

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