Wizz Air will launch flights to Istanbul, Antalya and Dalaman in summer 2023

Hungarian-based ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air will launch on the 2023 summer schedule flights from London, Hungary, Romania and Abu Dhabi to Turkey. Flights in Turkey will arrive at Istanbul and the Turkish seaside cities of Antalya and Dalaman.

The routes will commence as of March 2023 connecting Türkiye with Hungary, Romania, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Tickets are already available on the Wizz Air’s website and via the WIZZ app from as low as EUR 24.99.

Wizz Air Flight Schedule for Flights to Istanbul, Dalaman and Antalya

Flights from London to Istanbul, Antalya and Dalaman

From London Gatwick, there will be a daily service that will commence on 28 of March 2023 for the Istanbul route, while flights to Antalya will be serviced on a four-weekly schedule on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Gatwick – Dalaman flights will start on 23 of May 2023 and will also provide a four-weekly schedule on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Abu Dhabi – Antalya flights will start in June

Flights from Abu Dhabi to Antalya will start on 1 st of June 2023 and will have a three weekly schedule on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Flights from Hungary to Turkey

Wizz Air will add from Budapest and Debrecen new flights to Turkey.

From the Hungarian capital of Budapest, the carrier will open on 31 March 2023 with Daily flights to Istanbul. Flights to Antalya will follow starting 24 May on a three-weekly schedule on the days of Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The north-Eastern Hungarian city of Debrecen will also have flights to Antalya with a two weekly schedule on Tuesday and Saturday that will be inaugurated starting 10 June 2023.

Flights from Romania to Turkey announced by Wizz Air

Wizz Air will introduce to the Romanian market first the flight between Iasi and Istanbul starting 4 April 2023. There will be a three-weekly schedule operating on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

On 18 May, respectively 19 May Wizz Air will also add Antalya to the network of flights from Romania, with the opening of the routes from Bucharest and Cluj to the Mediterranean coast of southwestern Turkey city of Antalya.

Flights from Bucharest to Antalya will be serviced on three weekly flight frequencies on Monday, Wednesday and Friday while the flight from Cluj-Napoca to Antalya will have a two weekly schedule on Thrusday and Sunday.

Wizz Air returns to Istanbul after 7 years

Wizz Air returns to Istanbul after 7 years, and adds four point-to-point services to Budapest, London Gatwick, London Luton, and Iasi, the earliest flight departing in March already. With these services the airline will be the first ultra-low-cost carrier flying from Istanbul airport, providing over 400,000 high-quality, but low-fare seats to cities around Europe. Wizz Air’s industry-leading low emissions and highly sustainable operations will support Istanbul Airport to reach its sustainability goals by operating the modern and sustainable Airbus A321neo aircraft.

Besides the new all-year-round routes to Istanbul, WIZZ launches seasonal point-to-point services to the Turkish seaside, Dalaman and Antalya, supporting the ramp-up of local tourism. Over 300,000 passengers from Abu Dhabi, Bucharest, Budapest, Cluj, Debrecen and London will be able to enjoy the airline’s low fares and high-quality direct connections to these amazing resorts.

With today’s announcement, Wizz Air will operate flights to four Turkish airports, providing over 800,000 low-fare seats in 2023.

Together with today’s announcement Wizz Air will operate flights to four Turkish airports, providing over 800,000 low-fare seats in 2023.

Evelin Jeckel, Network Officer of Wizz Air, said: “We’re excited to be finally returning to Istanbul with our point to point services and strengthening our presence in Türkiye with the new connections to Dalaman and Antalya, while bringing sustainable, low-cost aviation to Istanbul and to the pearls of the Turkish seaside. We can’t wait to welcome our passengers back onboard our brand-new Airbus A321neo aircraft, as they travel on their long-awaited new routes connecting Türkiye with some of the most beautiful cities across Europe and beyond. We are confident that our new routes will be loved by our customers and they will experience the outstanding Turkish hospitality and the beauty of both Istanbul and the seaside resorts. Passengers can rely on our flexible booking policies and excellent onboard service, on the youngest aircraft fleet in Europe.

Majid Khan, Vice President Airport Development of iGA Istanbul Airport said: “Today is an important milestone for Turkish aviation as Europe’s fastest growing airline have announced their entry into iGA Istanbul Airport and to our regional airports. Wizz Air will commence flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, Budapest and Iasi to Istanbul and flights into Dalaman and Antalya, which will further develop inbound tourism to Türkiye. European travelers will get even more connections to explore a historical, cultural and vibrant city of Istanbul and our seaside destinations. Wizz Air operates purely (P2P) Point-to-Point traffic without any transfer, which means all foreign passengers arriving to Istanbul and Türkiye with Wizz Air will have Istanbul, Dalaman and Antalya as their final destinations. It will directly benefit Istanbul’s and Türkiye’s tourism industry. We welcome Wizz Air to Istanbul and to Türkiye and believe that this is a start for a long standing cooperation.

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