Wizz Air reports 76 per cent increase in Bulgarian traffic

Budget carrier Wizz Air has reported a steep increase in traffic on its Bulgarian network, accounting for a 76 per cent rise in 2009 on the previous year, the company reported on its website.

In total, Wizz Air ferried 7.8 million people in 2009, a 33 per cent increase on its 2008 figures.

Wizz Air also announced that it would expand its fleet in Romania and introduce new flights. Reportedly, from June 12 2010 the carrier will base a third aircraft in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca that will enable it to launch new flights to the Italian destinations of Pisa and Turin and increase frequencies on other existing routes.

The airline will also add Pisa to its list of destinations from the Romanian capital, Bucharest, and start new services from Timisoara in Romania to Bologna in Italy. Additionally, Wizz Air will also initiate flights from the Hungarian capital, Budapest, to Forli in Italy as of March 30 2010. This route will be thrice weekly.

The company reported that it carried 3.6 million passengers in Poland in 2009 and envisages those figures rising to about 4.7 million passengers this year.

Reuters – Nick Illev

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