Hungarian airline Wizz Air will start a new daily Airbus A320 route from Polish gateway Gdansk Airport to Oslo Airport on 4 April next year.
The carrier has a capacity of almost two million passengers on its ultra-low fare routes from Norway’s eight airports in 2018, representing 15 per cent growth year on year.
Including the new route announced today, Wizz is adding more than 125 new routes in 2018 and over 700 additional weekly flights on existing services across its network covering 44 countries.
Avinor vice president of traffic development, Jasper Spruit said: “The route will provide additional seat capacity of 130,000, and we expect the route to become a great supplement to our offerings.
“It will contribute to strengthen Oslo Airport’s position as an international hub, contribute to greater competition and be of socio-economic importance. We’re looking forward to fruitful cooperation.”
Wizz Air corporate communications manager, Andras Rado said: “Underlining our commitment to the country, we continuously expand our Norwegian network by already having announces four new routes from Norway this year.
“We are confident that our customers will appreciate this connection to the beautiful city of Gdansk and this route will be as popular as the other 31 in our Norwegian network.
“We will continue to further expand our network footprint and provide truly affordable prices, as well as stimulate the local economy of the communities we serve.”