January 26, 2015 9:02 PM ET


Company Overview of Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd.

Company Overview

Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd. provides passenger air transportation services to and from Central and Eastern Europe. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Budapest, Hungary. It has operating bases in Gdansk, Poznan, Katowice, Warsaw, and Wroclaw, Poland; Budapest, Hungary; Sofia, Bulgaria; Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Tirgu Mures, and Timisoara, Romania; Vilnius, Lithuania; Kyiv, Ukraine; Belgrade, Serbia; and Prague, Czech Republic.

BUD International Airport Building 221

Budapest,  1185


Founded in 2003


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36 1 777 9444

Key Executives for Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Chief Commercial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wizz Air Hungary Airlines Ltd. Key Developments

Wizz Air to Launch Hurghada, Alghero Flights

Wizz Air will launch scheduled flights to Hurghada, Egypt and to Alghero on Sardinia from next spring. The flights to Hurghada will start on May 16 and operate on Saturdays. The Alghero flights will operate from June 15 on Mondays and Fridays.

Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wizz Air announced further expansion in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The airline will deploy 1 new Airbus A320 aircraft in Tuzla in June 2015 when Tuzla will become Wizz Air's 19th base. For the Tuzla base the airline announced new routes to Munich Memmingen and Oslo Torp, commencing on 26 June 2015, as well as to Frankfurt Hahn and Stockholm Skavsta commencing on 28 June 2015. With these new services Wizz Air is now offering a total of 9 routes to 5 countries from Tuzla. Wizz Air's major expansion in Tuzla will further stimulate the job market in the aviation and tourism sectors with more visitors now able to travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wizz Air's low fare services.

Wizz Air Enters Sale-And-Leaseback Agreement with Goshawk Aviation for Seven A320 Aircraft

Wizz Air has entered into a sale-and-leaseback agreement with Goshawk Aviation for seven A320 aircraft. This is the first such deal between Goshawk and Wizz. The low-cost carrier would likely take delivery of the aircraft between November 2014 and June 2015.

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