Low-cost airline Wizz Air is based in Hungary, Budapest. It has a large number of hubs scattered throughout Central Europe. Wizz Air is a fairly young airline, the first flight took place in 2004.
However, the carrier shows phenomenal growth dynamics. For example, in 2013, compared with 2008, the volume of passenger traffic increased almost threefold and amounts to about 15 million people a year.
- According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airlines were awarded three stars.
- WizzAir is ranked 35th in the Safest Airlines in the World 2019 Ranking by Jacdec.
The WizzAir flight map has about 100 different cities in 32 countries. These are mainly countries in Central and Eastern Europe.
2013 was marked for Wizz Air with several landmark achievements:
- The Budapest – Baku flight opened in April became the longest on the airline.
- In June, Moldova entered the airline’s market with flights to Venice and Rome from Chisinau International Airport.
- In July, the airline entered the Slovenian market with a flight from Kosice to London.
As of January 15, 2020, there are 97 airliners in the WizzAir fleet, another 2 are ordered. The average age of the aircraft is 5.3 years.
The oldest – Airbus A320-200, with a tail number – HA-LPJ. His age is 11.8 years. The newest is the Airbus A320-200, with tail number HA-LSA. He is 0.5 years old.
All aircraft have the same configuration (which is typical for any low-cost operator) with 180 passenger seats.