26 NOVEMBER 2018
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Krakow and Budapest were in the limelight at Wizz Air last week as the carrier announced new plans for the UK market next year, including services between Poland and Doncaster.
From Krakow, the airline is launching new routes to the UK when it opens a base with two Airbus A321s serving a twice-daily service to Luton from 4 April and three flights a week to Doncaster from 2 May.
The company will initially serve 12 routes from Krakow, its fifth base in Poland after Warsaw, Katowice, Gdansk and Wroclaw, representing an investment of $240m in the country.
Deputy CEO Stephen Jones said: "This announcement underlines our commitment to our UK and Polish markets, where we launched operations back in 2004 with the first Wizz Air flight from Luton to Katowice.
"We chose Krakow to be our newest base in Poland as we see the potential and the demand for low cost travel in this city which is a rapidly developing business hub as well as a popular tourist destination."
Also last week, Wizz announced the launch of a new route between Gatwick and Budapest from 31 March, increasing its presence at London’s second busiest airport from where it already operates flights three times daily to Bucharest.
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