Airline launches 18 new routes from Gatwick Airport, including Milan, Rome, Vienna and Tel Aviv

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Tickets are available from today, on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app, with fares from just £8.99*.

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With a mix of year-round and seasonal routes to Bari, Burgas, Faro, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Rome, Palma de Mallorca, Larnaca, Varna, Venice, Vienna, Catania, Podgorica, Tel Aviv, Chania, Mykonos and Funchal, today’s expansion will see Wizz Air operate a total of 25 routes from Gatwick Airport.

With a mix of year-round and seasonal routes to Bari, Burgas, Faro, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Rome, Palma de Mallorca, Larnaca, Varna, Venice, Vienna, Catania, Podgorica, Tel Aviv, Chania, Mykonos and Funchal, today’s expansion will see Wizz Air operate a total of 25 routes from Gatwick Airport.

Whether it’s hopping between cafes in Vienna, soaking up the sun in Mykonos, or sampling the best pizza Naples has to offer, the new routes offer exciting travel opportunities for every type of traveler. To celebrate the launch of new routes, Wizz Air is offering 20% ​​off selected flights to and from Gatwick, booked today and departing by 31 May 2022.

Since opening its base at Gatwick Airport in October 2020, Wizz Air UK has offered a range of routes to popular and off-the-beaten-path destinations for customers based in London and the South of England. Today’s launch will give a new boost to the local economy by creating 210 direct jobs and many more indirect jobs in the region.

Wizz Air’s successful bid for 15 daily slot pairs at Gatwick Airport in December last year means the airline will base four additional Airbus A321neos at Gatwick, bringing the total number of aircraft based at Gatwick to five. Gatwick. These additional aircraft reflect the demand Wizz Air anticipates as travel rebounds, as well as its long-term commitment to the airport and the region.

Wizz Air is currently recruiting cabin and flight crew at Gatwick Airport and is running a series of open recruitment days at Gatwick in April.

The airline welcomes applications from experienced cabin crew, as well as those with no prior experience, and offers all employees a competitive salary, advanced training, salary during the initial training period, uniform free, unlimited employee tickets, free tickets and fantastic discounts for friends and family and a monthly calendar. For more information on recruitment dates, go to: careers.wizzair.com/content/EventsCabinCrew/.

Marion Geoffroy, Managing Director of Wizz Air UK, said: “Today’s route launches mark the start of an exciting new chapter for Wizz Air UK at Gatwick Airport as we enter the summer season. trips. With this significant expansion, we reaffirm our commitment to providing low-cost connectivity to our customers in London and the South of England – and we want them to know that WIZZ is here to stay.

“The lifting of all Covid-19 travel restrictions is a hugely positive development for the travel industry and passengers, as customers can once again travel hassle-free to their favorite destinations. We look forward to welcoming old and new customers aboard our young, efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft to enjoy the excellent service that WIZZ is known for, as they depart on their well-deserved trips abroad.

Jonathan Pollard, Commercial Director of Gatwick Airport, said: “We are delighted that Wizz is adding 18 new routes to its Gatwick offering, which means passengers can now fly from Gatwick with Wizz to a total of 25 destinations. popular Europeans. Wizz’s expansion and commitment to Gatwick marks the start of an exciting time for the airport as well as the airline, coinciding with the reopening of Gatwick’s South Terminal.

“Wizz’s growing range of destinations is great news for passengers in London and the South East, providing more choice and competition to destinations in demand. Above all, it is also excellent news for the local economy, with more than 200 jobs created as a direct result of the new services.

Henry Smith, MP for Crawley, said: “It is fantastic to welcome Wizz Air to Gatwick, with the airline and airport’s commitment to sustainability, customer choice, service and good value for money, it is a natural partnership that represents the best of our recovery of the aviation sector following the lifting of Covid restrictions. I can’t wait to get on board myself soon!”

For ultimate peace of mind, passengers can book tickets with the airline’s travel insurance package which includes Covid-19 cover and WIZZ Flex. With WIZZ Flex, passengers can cancel their flight up to three hours before departure free of charge and receive 100% of the fare immediately refunded as an airline credit.

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