Wizz Air Makes More of Central and Eastern Europe Accessible to Birmingham Airport Passengers

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has recently celebrated inaugural flights to three new routes from Birmingham Airport.

Adding Sofia, Bucharest and Wroclaw to the total list of low-fare destinations means the airline now travels to Poland, Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary from Birmingham.

Picture: Tom Screen (front row left), Head of Aviation Development at Birmingham Airport, with Wizz Air pilots and cabin crew celebrating the launch of flights to Sofia, Bucharest and Wroclaw.

The beautiful Polish city of Wroclaw is accessible twice a week from Birmingham Airport with flights on Mondays and Fridays. The city is famous for having more than 100 bridges and one of the largest urban squares in Poland. Fares start from only £15.49 one-way including taxes and non-optional charges.

The capital city of Sofia, the largest city of the Republic of Bulgaria, departs twice weekly on a Sunday and Wednesday making it easy to explore this ancient city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the capital continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic centre. Seats with WIZZ are on sale now with one-way fares from Birmingham Airport available from only £28.49.

Bucharest, the bustling metropolis of Romania’s capital city, known for its tree-lined boulevards, glorious buildings and many fantastic bars and restaurants can now be visited twice a week. The route will depart Birmingham Airport on a Wednesday and Sunday. Fares start from £28.49 one-way including taxes and non-optional charges.

Tom Screen, Head of Birmingham Airport's Aviation Development, said: "We’re delighted to be able to add these fantastic cities to our list of Central and Eastern European destinations accessible from Birmingham Airport.

“Having launched only in September last year WIZZ is one of the fastest growing carriers here and it is continuing to go from strength to strength. It’s easy to understand why the carrier is popular with our passengers as it offers low-cost fares to great cities making it an ideal airline for those looking for city breaks or to visit family and friends in Europe.”

Tamara Mshvenieradze, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air, said: “We are delighted to see such quick development and demand of our Birmingham routes. The most recent commencements to Wroclaw, Sofia and Bucharest are perfect city break destinations for our customers who wish to explore the hidden gems of Central and Eastern Europe. Offering outstanding value for money the capitals of Bulgaria and Romania boast beautiful architecture, delicious local cuisine and friendly people. Our friendly crew looks forward to welcoming you on board a WIZZ flight with a smile this summer!”

To book your seat on a Wizz Air flight from Birmingham Airport please visit www.wizzair.com

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