28th of February 2017
Wizz Air announces new flights from Skopje to Malta, Rome and Växjö
The Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air has announced that this summer it will undertake a major expansion of its network from Skopje by introducing flights to 3 new destinations, as well as a significant boost of frequencies on existing flights from Macedonia’s capital. The company confirms that the planned expansion envisages basing a fourth aircraft on “Alexander the Great” airport, thereby making Skopje its largest base after Budapest. The stationing of the fourth aircraft in Skopje represents an investment of additional 99 million euros by Wizz Air in Macedonia, and create 36 new job positions, taking the total number of employees by Wizz Air in Macedonia to 150 job positions.
Starting from July 14th the airline will launch year-round flights connecting Skopje with Rome, Malta and Växjö in Sweden, and all of the new routes will operate twice per week. Apart from the new flights, Wizz Air has announced frequencies on existing services to Basel, Bratislava, Brussels, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, Gothenburg, Malmo and Memmingen (Munich). In addition to flights from Skopje, an extra weekly flight will be added on the route between Ohrid and Basel taking the total frequencies to four per week. Previously, the Hungarian carrier announced the launch of flights between Skopje and Budapest, due to commence in April this year.
Tickets for the new flights are already up for sale with prices starting from 30 euros.