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Wizz Air positions a new aircraft at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport and introduces 13 new routes

Monday, 29 November 2021 11:03

Wizz Air has positioned a new Airbus A321neo at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport, its fifth aircraft there, and has launched 13 new routes: Madrid, Menorca, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Lyon, Kefalonia, Rhodes, Preveza, Basel, Turku, Podgorica, Belgrade and Yerevan. 


Wizz Air’s Italian network has 18.3 million seats on 283 routes to 36 countries 

This investment confirms the strategic nature of the Italian market and the diversification of Wizz Air’s network which will total 4.3 million seats yearly on 57 routes to 28 countries from Rome, and 18.3 million seats on 283 routes to 36 countries from Italy in total. The growth of the airline's base at Rome’s Fiumicino will also create over 40 new jobs with the airline, and a further 375 new jobs in the industry.

Ivan Bassato George MichalopoulosIvan Bassato George Michalopoulos


The average age of the Wizz Air fleet is 5.1 years

«We are thrilled to offer more routes than any other airline from Rome Fiumicino, adding the fifth aircraft to our base – said the airline’s Chief Commercial Officer, George Michalopoulos - we have also introduced 13 new routes to popular leisure destinations, including the Greek islands and the Balearics.” Wizz Air operates the youngest, most efficient and sustainable fleet of aircraft in Italy, with an average age of only 5.1 years.


“Fiumicino is the first airport in Italy with Sustainable Aviation Fuel”

«The developments announced today for next summer once again confirm the strategic nature of our market - added Ivan Bassato, Chief Aviation Officer, Aeroporti di Roma - we represent one of Europe’s main markets and we want to be prepared for the great changes ahead, starting with sustainability. We announced the Net Zero 30 goal, and Fiumicino is the first airport in Italy to make SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) available.”


  

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