Tag: Wizz Air

Wizz Air launches automated voice solution for its virtual customer service assistant

Wizz Air has announced the launch of a new voice solution for its virtual customer service assistant, Amelia. In the event of a significant delay or cancellation, passengers will now receive an automated telephone call with real-time information. The new service is set to help mitigate the imp...

EXCLUSIVE: Wizz Air welcomes new UK government's SAF plans

EXCLUSIVE: Wizz Air ‘positive’ about new UK government’s SAF plans

Wizz Air has welcomed the new UK government's plans for the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) industry ahead of the King's Speech next week. In Hamburg this week, the media were invited to celebrate the airline's 20th anniversary with a tour of Airbus's A320 Delivery Centre. ARGS questioned Yvo...

Wizz Air reveals special 20th anniversary livery aircraft

Wizz Air today welcomed its 132nd Airbus A321neo aircraft in a special anniversary livery during a delivery ceremony at the Airbus factory in Hamburg. The new aircraft with tail number 9H-WNM will join the Wizz Air Malta fleet operating across nearly 200 destinations. The unique livery was des...

Scammers target airline customers with fake social media accounts

Scammers target airline customers with fake social media accounts

Scammers are using fake social media accounts to con customers attempting to contact airlines with queries and complaints, it has emerged. According to the UK consumer watchdog Which?, fraudsters are impersonating trusted airlines "with ease". Fake X (formerly Twitter) accounts now exist for e...

Budapest Airport unveils new Wizz Air destinations for the height of summer

Budapest Airport has announced the launch of several new Wizz Air flights starting this month with a further two in July, expanding its connectivity to key European cities and beyond. The additional new links will enhance travel options and see the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) operate 67 destina...

Wizz Air launches first-of-its-kind bespoke online shopping platform

Wizz Air has announced the launch of WIZZ SHOP&FLY, a first-of-its-kind online shopping platform designed to elevate passengers’ pre-travel shopping experience by providing personalised recommendations. Wizz Air is the very first airline globally to offer a personalised shopping experience....

SkyUp renews cooperation with Wizz Air

SkyUp has signed a contract with Wizz Air for the period from April 1, 2024 to March 31, 2025. The contract provides for the involvement of three SkyUp™ aircraft on ACMI terms. Two of these aircraft will be based in Bucharest (OTP) and another in Warsaw (WAW). Dmytro Sieroukhov, CEO SkyUp...

Wizz Air to be supplied 500,000 tonnes of SAF over 15 years as new UK production plant announced

Wizz Air to be supplied 500,000 tonnes of SAF over 15 years as new UK production plant announced

Firefly Green Fuels will supply Wizz Air with more than half a million tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over a 15-year period, it was announced today. This morning, the UK-based SAF producer, which is converting sewage sludge to sustainable aviation fuel, set out its plan to be producing...

Wizz Air launches the inaugural ‘Women on Air’ forum to empower women in aviation

Wizz Air has launched the inaugural "Women on Air" event, a pioneering forum for WIZZ employees. The ground-breaking initiative is a testament to the airline’s commitment to gender diversity and empowerment within the aviation industry, which has traditionally been a male-dominated field. Wi...

Wizz Air to implement two new pilot training solutions

Wizz Air has become the first airline to implement both the Mobile Airbus Training experience (MATe) suite and Virtual Procedure Trainer (VPT) technology for pilot training. The integration of both training solutions at Wizz Air’s training centre in Budapest will support pilots undergoing recur...

'Miraculous': Doctor helps Wizz Air passenger give birth mid-flight

‘Miraculous’: Doctor helps Wizz Air passenger give birth mid-flight

A British doctor onboard a Wizz Air flight helped a pregnant woman deliver her baby when her water broke mid-flight. The aircraft, headed to London for Jordan, was forced to land at Brindisi Airport in southern Italy. Hassan Khan, 28, said he was flying home from a holiday in Amman on Saturday m...

Wizz Air awarded for decarbonisation efforts following investment in sustainable aviation fuel technology

Wizz Air has been awarded ‘Strategic Investment of The Year – Europe’ at the 2023 SAF Investor Awards in London. The SAF Investor Awards recognises industry leaders taking steps to decarbonise aviation with significant transactions helping to move the industry forward. Wizz Air received ...

Wizz Air takes bottom spot in airline passenger survey for second year running

Wizz Air takes bottom spot in airline passenger survey for second year running

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air has placed last in an annual airline satisfaction survey carried out by Which?, the UK's consumer watchdog. Analysing results for over 10,000 flights, Which? surveyed passengers' experiences of flying over the last year. Among short haul airlines, Wizz Air fared the w...

Wizz Air celebrates 6 million passengers from London Gatwick

Wizz Air today announces 6 million passengers who have travelled through London Gatwick (LGW) to more than 15 countries. The six millionth passenger was welcomed with a £200 voucher on a flight from Istanbul to London Gatwick. Wizz Air’s operations at London Gatwick have gone from strength ...

Wizz Air celebrates 70 million passengers milestone at Luton Airport

Wizz Air today celebrates over 70 million passengers who have travelled to London Luton Airport (LLA). The milestone 70 millionth passenger was welcomed on a flight from Tirana to London Luton Airport. Wizz Air is the largest carrier at London Luton Airport, with 11 aircraft. The airline opera...

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