WIZZ AIR announces a new daily service from Athens to London Luton

| December 20, 2017
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IN 2018 WIZZ BECOMES THE THIRD LARGEST AIRLINE IN ATHENS

Athens, 20 December 2017

NEW ROUTE: ATHENS – LONDON LUTON, UNITED KINGDOM

START DATE: 29 APRIL 2018

FREQUENCY: DAILY SERVICE

FARES FROM: EUR 29.99 *

WIZZ ROUTES ON SALE FROM ATHENS: 9 DESTINATIONS

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced a new route from Athens to Europe’s popular travel destination, London. The upcoming WIZZ connection is commencing on 29 April with a daily service, creating great opportunities for Greek travelers to discover one of Europe’s most pulsating city from just EUR 29.99*.

As recently announced, WIZZ will start operations from the Greek capital, offering in 2018 a total 9 low fare routes, and will become the third largest airline at Athens International Airport. Demonstrating WIZZ’s commitment to its customers, the airline is continuously investing in its ever-growing networking and looking to create truly affordable travel opportunities. In spring 2018, eight new WIZZ services will be launched from Athens to Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Budapest, Sofia, Kutaisi, Katowice, Chisinau and Vilnius.

The airline is increasing its operations by 657% year-on year in 2018, with a total of more than 730,000 seats available on WIZZ connections to and from Greece. Furthermore, since the beginning of this year, 97,000 passengers have enjoyed WIZZ’s low fares and excellent onboard experience to and from Greece, showing a 39% increase compared to the similar period in the previous year.

WIZZ’s extensive and diversified network from Greece, includes now 17 routes to 8 countries, available from 6 Greek airports that will further contribute to the increasing inbound and outbound tourism and improve business ties between the countries.

Chief Corporate Officer, Owain Jones, said:

Following the recent announcement of our new low-fare services commencing from Athens, we are glad to add London Luton as the 9th destination available from the Greek capital in 2018. Increasing and further diversifying our network, we are able to consolidate our position as the third largest airline at Athens International Airport. Our new daily route will create new opportunities for Greek travelers to reach one of Europe’s most vibrant city, whether for a city break or a business trip, with fares as low as EUR 29.99*. Our friendly and dedicated crew is looking to welcome our customers on board on one of Europe’s youngest fleet.”

Athens International Airport, Ioanna Papadopoulou, Director, Communications & Marketing, stressed:

We are absolutely delighted with WIZZ’s decision to operate a daily service from Athens to London Luton commencing as of April 29th, 2018; this spectacular addition to the airline’s network out of Athens  – the 9th WIZZ destination  as of Summer 2018 –  is a big development for Athens International Airport. WIZZ’s upcoming service of the busiest international connection out of Athens both for business and leisure traffic, will enhance passengers’ choice and substantially contribute to the dynamics of the route. We wish our new airline partner lots of success and we are looking forward to welcoming WIZZ’s new services to our airport”.

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