Four new destinations from Belgrade by Wizz AirThe low cost airline, Wizz Air, will be introducing flights to four new destinations from its Belgrade base over the next year. Services to Basel Mulhouse, Oslo Torp, Rhodes and Corfu will be launched, with the airline basing a new aircraft in the Serbian capital and investing 127.6 million euros. Wizz Air plans to carry 500.000 passengers through Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport next year, up from 360.000 forecast for 2012, CEO Jozsef Varadi said at a press conference yesterday.
Flights to Basel Mulhouse will be inaugurated on December 15 and will operate three times per week. On May 31, 2013 services to Oslo Torp will be launched and will run twice per week. Services to the Greek islands of Rhodes and Corfu will operate on a seasonal basis and will be inaugurated on June 15 and June 20 respectively. Tickets are already up for sale. Details for the abovementioned routes can be found by clicking on the links. The new services will join existing flights to Charleroi, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Gothenburg, London Luton, Memmingen and Stockholm. Flights to Rome will be suspended this September and will operate only during the summer.
Wizz Air has announced that it plans to further expand from Belgrade with flights to France and Spain being considered. Furthermore, the no frills carrier is contemplating launching flights from Niš Constantine the Great Airport. Wizz Air is currently Belgrade’s second largest airline, with a market share of 11%, ahead of Lufthansa and Montenegro Airlines but behind Jat Airways which has retained a 40% share so far this year.