Wizz Air grows fleet and routes from North Macedonia

posted on 1st August 2019 by Justin Burns
Wizz Air grows fleet and routes from North Macedonia

Central and Eastern European low-cost carrier Wizz Air yesterday (31 July) launched a 5th aircraft and three new routes from Skopje and Ohrid in North Macedonia.

Passengers can now travel from Skopje to Turku on the southwest coast of Finland and Larnaca in Cyprus. Both operate twice a week.

The third route starts tomorrow (2 August) and connects Ohrid twice a week with Memmingen in Germany, adding to the recently launched Dortmund link.

Wizz started operations from North Macedonia in 2011 and established a based in Skopje in 2012. After seven years of operations, the airline announced further expansion at its North Macedonian base by allocating the 5th Airbus A320 aircraft at the end of July 2019.

Only this year, Wizz started to operate to four new destinations from Skopje to Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku, and four new destinations from Ohrid to Malmö, Milan, opened in March 2019, and Dortmund opened at the beginning of July.

Overall, it makes a total of 38 routes to 16 countries operated by Wizz Air from the two North Macedonian airports – Skopje and Ohrid.