Wizz Air News Stories

Airbus Racks Up More A321XLR Orders In Paris

June 19, 2019

Airbus regained its Paris Air Show momentum on Wednesday, with the newly launched A321XLR extra long ranger attracting more interest.


Rome Ciampino Flights Disrupted By Fire

February 19, 2019

Flights at Rome’s Ciampino airport were disrupted on Tuesday due to a fire in the basement, with Wednesday operations also expected to be affected.


Airlines Lodge Complaints Over French ATC Strikes

July 24, 2018

IAG, Ryanair, easyJet and Wizz Air have submitted complaints to the European Commission against France, saying its air traffic controllers’ strikes restrict freedom of movement within the EU.


Wizz Air Gets UK Operating License, Launches First Flight

May 3, 2018

Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air has received its British Air Operator’s Certificate and operating license from the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority, as it continues its preparation for the country’s exit from the European Union.


Wizz Air Continues Expansion With Vienna Base

January 10, 2018

Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air will invest USD$331 million to establish a base at Vienna Airport and launch 17 new routes from the Austrian capital in 2018.



Indigo Partners Firms Up 430 Airbus A320neo Order

December 28, 2017

Airbus has firmed up an agreement to sell 430 A320neo-family aircraft to US investment company Indigo Partners in a deal worth USD$49.5 billion at list prices.


Wizz Air Adds More London Luton Routes

December 20, 2017

East European low-cost carrier Wizz Air continues to expand at London’s Luton Airport with the announcement of three additional routes.


Wizz Air Acquires Monarch Slots At Luton

November 29, 2017

European budget carrier Wizz Air announced a further expansion at London’s Luton Airport after it acquired take-off and landing slots from the administrators of failed airline Monarch.


Wizz Air To Expand London Luton Base

November 20, 2017

Hungary-based low cost carrier Wizz Air has announced plans to expand its London Luton operation and will base more aircraft at the airport north of London.


Airbus Agrees 430 Aircraft Deal With Indigo Partners

November 15, 2017

Indigo Partners has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 430 A320neo-family aircraft in a deal worth USD$49.5 billion at list prices.