Wizz Air celebrates 80 million passengers on routes from Romania

Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe, celebrated at Cluj Airport a significant milestone, celebrating 80 million passengers in Romania.

This achievement highlights the airline’s strong commitment to providing enjoyable travel experiences and underscores the trust of the 80 million passengers on routes to and from Romania who have chosen Wizz Air for their journeys.

In recognition of this important accomplishment, Wizz Air rewarded the lucky passenger with the number 80 million, who traveled on a flight from Palma de Mallorca to Cluj-Napoca, with a voucher.

Wizz Air is the leading airline in Romania

Since its first flight in Romania in 2006, Wizz Air has become the leading airline in the country, operating 35 aircraft at its bases in Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Bucharest, Sibiu, Iasi, and Timisoara. Over the past 17 years, the airline’s presence has contributed to the creation of over 60,000 jobs in related industries, with an extensive network covering 75 destinations in 24 countries.

The airline continues to connect Romanian travelers to a diverse range of international destinations. Recently, Wizz Air has launched new routes, including flights from Bucharest to Luxembourg, from Brasov to London and Dortmund, as well as from Craiova to Dortmund. Additionally, the airline will begin operating flights to Tirana from Bucharest starting in October.

Through strategic investments of over 3.5 billion euros and a heightened focus on Romanian passengers, Wizz Air remains dedicated to expanding its services. Introducing new routes is evidence of the airline’s ongoing mission to enable travelers to explore new horizons, reunite with loved ones, and create wonderful memories.

Wizz Air is motivated to build even further upon this achievement, solidify its position, and continue to serve as a bridge between people and places.

Robert Carey, President of Wizz Air, stated: “We are celebrating an incredible milestone in Romania, having transported 80 million passengers since the start of our operations here; we reaffirm our commitment to the values of accessibility and sustainability. This achievement means more than just a number; it represents Wizz Air’s unwavering dedication to making travel accessible to all. With each flight, we forge new connections and create memories. We are extremely proud of this accomplishment and remain firmly dedicated to even more remarkable future milestones, as well as welcoming more passengers on board our sustainable fleet.”

David Ciceo, CEO of Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport, commented on this occasion: “We congratulate Wizz Air for reaching this significant milestone of passengers transported in Romania, and we are delighted to have been able to welcome the 80 millionth passenger at Cluj International Airport. We greatly appreciate Wizz Air’s conduct, which has demonstrated its commitment to developing its operations at Cluj Airport since 2007, where it has recorded approximately 17.5 million passengers since the first flight. We wish them continued success in expanding the network of destinations offered from Romania and especially from Cluj International Airport.”

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