Wizz Air is launching its sixth Italian base in Naples in time for the late summer season.
The airline will base two Airbus A321 at Naples International Airport in August and September and will operate them on 18 routes to nine countries, in addition to the eight routes already operated out of the airport by Wizz.
The new routes are to Milan Linate, Olbia, Lampedusa, Verona, Turin, Santorini, Chania, Mykonos, Ibiza, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, London Luton, Prague, Tallinn, Reykjavik, Tel Aviv, Casablanca, Sharm el Sheikh.
They will also quadruple the number of seats on sale out of Naples to nearly 1.5 million.
Wizz Air Group chief commercial officer George Michalopoulos said: “I am delighted to announce Wizz Air’s newest base at Naples International Airport and the quadrupling of our capacity at the airport and the quadrupling of our capacity at the airport.
“Wizz Air’s 6 Italian base together with the basing of two Airbus A321neo aircraft and the addition of 18 new routes is a further testament to the airline’s firm plan to establishing itself as the most trusted and sustainable player among Italy’s top three airlines.
“It is a true honour to serve Italy’s third biggest city and support the ramp up of the local economy and the tourism sector.
“Our brand new A321neo aircraft as well as our enhanced protective measures will ensure the best possible sanitary conditions for travellers while operating with the lowest environmental footprint.”