Wizz Air, the biggest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced its biggest investment plan ever, aiming to invest over USD 2 billion in developing operations at 11 bases it has in Romania, UK, Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Georgia.
In the next 17 weeks, the group will add 21 new aircraft to these bases, allowing it to add 700 new flights per week and to open 70 new routes.
Wizz Air currently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft and has over 600 routes from 28 operational bases. It connects 145 destinations in 45 countries. Last year, it transported 28.2 million passengers.
The Hungarian group is the leader of the local air transport market.