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Wizz Air Unveils Major Saudi Arabia Expansion

European discounter Wizz Air will land in Saudi Arabia this December with a major expansion under the kingdom's push to dramatically expand visitor numbers by the end of the decade. Wizz plans to launch 20 nonstop routes to Dammam, Jeddah, and Riyadh from 11 European gateways, including its Budapest base, Rome and Vienna, between December…

Airlines

Wizz Air Aiming for Profitable Summer as Demand Lifts Airfares

The airline's fares are already 10 percent higher than in 2019, and long may it continue, hopes CEO Jozsef Varadi, because airport disruption and rising fuel costs aren't going anywhere.

Wizz Air Aiming for Profitable Summer as Demand Lifts Airfares

Airline Weekly

Wizz Air Is Benefitting From European Airlines’ Schedule Cuts

European discounter Wizz Air is taking advantage of its competitors' operational mayhem this summer.

Wizz Air Is Benefitting From European Airlines’ Schedule Cuts

Airlines

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at Costly European Airport Chaos

Jozsef Varadi expects significant losses in the next quarter because airports, rather than his own airline, aren't coping with the rebound in traffic.

Wizz Air CEO Hits Out at Costly European Airport Chaos

Airline Weekly

Ryanair, EasyJet Make Progress on Pandemic Recovery Expansion

European low-cost carriers are moving in to claim market share as their larger rivals struggle to return to their pre-pandemic size. The discounters are facing off this summer in Southern European leisure destinations.

Ryanair, EasyJet Make Progress on Pandemic Recovery Expansion

Airline Weekly

Sanctions on Russia for Ukraine War Could Reorder Global Aviation

The fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine is spreading far and wide for airlines. Aeroflot and other Russian carriers face potentially crippling sanctions, while others from Europe to the U.S. are recalibrating to a new environment.

Sanctions on Russia for Ukraine War Could Reorder Global Aviation

Airlines

Wizz Air CEO Sees UK Helping Lead Airline’s Recovery Later This Year

Once the airline overcomes Europe's Omicron surge, it then faces wage and fuel costs pressure. A lot rests on its performance this summer. Enter UK travelers.

Wizz Air CEO Sees UK Helping Lead Airline’s Recovery Later This Year

Coronavirus

South Africa Covid Variant Poses New Threat to Airlines and Tour Operators

Expect swift and radical precautionary measures in the weeks ahead, because the travel industry can't afford another lost winter.

South Africa Covid Variant Poses New Threat to Airlines and Tour Operators

Airlines

Wizz Air CEO Slams Business Class as Enemy of Environment

Jozsef Varadi's outspoken comments has escalated another line of attack between discount carriers and the legacy airlines — this time on the relevance of business class and what it does to the planet.

Wizz Air CEO Slams Business Class as Enemy of Environment

Airline Weekly

Wizz Air CEO Warns of Capacity Overreach in Europe

Wizz Air CEO József Váradi is taking a different tack from his peers. Instead of seeing a potential bonanza next summer in Europe, he thinks the region's airlines may be too bullish about demand and add too many flights. The upshot? Everyone has an opinion about the recovery, but no one really knows how it will unfold.

Wizz Air CEO Warns of Capacity Overreach in Europe