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by EIBPI
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Blerg wrote:
EIBPI wrote:
Yes, W6 is growing VIE to 8 aircraft by July 2020. I wouldn’t be surprised to see further growth announced soon.


But how much can they grow before VIE reaches its maximum capacity?


I don't believe VIE is capacity constrained at present.

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by EIBPI
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

A third aircraft added to the Iasi base from 1 August 2020. New routes: Barcelona, Bari, Berlin Schönefeld, London Southend, Turin and Verona. Frequency increases to Rome Ciampino, Bologna, Brussels Charleroi and Tel Aviv. https://wizzair.com/en-gb/information-and-services/about-us/news/2019/10/03/w...

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by EIBPI
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Yes, W6 is growing VIE to 8 aircraft by July 2020. I wouldn’t be surprised to see further growth announced soon.

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by EIBPI
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

The Vienna war continues with Ryanair/Lauda launching a bunch of new routes: https://www.fly4free.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/map-62.png Vienna – Lappeenranta – Vienna (2x Week from March 29, 2020) Vienna – Helsinki – Vienna (Daily from March 29, 2020) Vienna – Tallin – Vienna (3x Week from March...

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by EIBPI
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

It will be interesting to see if Wizz Air tries to get a substantial number of LGW slots with Thomas Cook gone.

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by EIBPI
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

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Wizz Air to launch Luton to Tenerife. Could you link a source please? Wizz Air FB page. https://scontent-dus1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/71180510_2426814287395976_4801496570451197952_o.png?_nc_cat=108&_nc_oc=AQkOmHBWgC8Evig-kxXs5Mi1NYShhIyPveSNSglo6ckfet791oaGtptFw6voPtpsNWkuL9QNijoeR2l0fai40BL5&a...

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by EIBPI
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Wizz Air to launch Luton to Tenerife.

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by EIBPI
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 1165
Views: 39176

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

A lower pound only makes the UK´s industry more competitive. It is a good thing. Fewer pensioners spending their moneys in the EU, another good thing. Less imports from the EU and more self reliance and imports from cheaper countries, next good thing. The paper describes a huge long term success fo...

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by EIBPI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Blerg wrote:
Diplomats and government officials. Even EU officials in Cyprus (Commission and Parliament) fly with Aegean via Athens, they have some sort of a corporate agreement with them.


What staff does the Commission and Parliament have in Cyprus?

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by EIBPI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

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Wouldn't EU officials opt for a full-service carrier like LOT instead of an LCC? Why would they? Why wouldn't they? Cypriot EU officials fly on Aegean via ATH despite there being a non-stop flight by FR from BRU. What is a Cypriot EU official: A Cypriot national working to represent Cyprus in Bruss...

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by EIBPI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Officials in almost all of the main international organisations in Brussels are strictly limited to the cheapest convenient option in economy for short/medium haul flight. There is no preference to flag carriers, full service offerings, etc.

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by EIBPI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

marcogr12 wrote:
Wouldn't EU officials opt for a full-service carrier like LOT instead of an LCC?


Why would they?

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by EIBPI
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/19
Replies: 222
Views: 32316

Re: Irish 8/19

Hi All, Family member is thinking of flying EI KIR-DUB-EDI self connecting. Can they use the connections facility in T2? The Dublin Airport website says if you are self connecting, you can’t use it. Both flights on Aer Lingus? Can your family member not do a multi-city booking on Aerlingus.com and ...

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by EIBPI
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair appoints Eddie Wilson as CEO of airline
Replies: 4
Views: 2202

Ryanair appoints Eddie Wilson as CEO of airline

https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/0 ... f-airline/

Ryanair have appointed chief people officer, Eddie Wilson, to succeed Michael O'Leary as chief executive of the airline from September 1. O'Leary will maintain his role as head of the Ryanair Group.
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https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/0 ... f-airline/

Ryanair have appointed chief people officer, Eddie Wilson, to succeed Michael O'Leary as chief executive of the airline from September 1. O'Leary will maintain his role as head of the Ryanair Group.

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

I cannot see either a Copenhagen or Malmo base happening in the next years.

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by EIBPI
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

I have my doubts about a Wizz Air base in DTM. I cannot see what value it would add. The airport is not at all slot constrained (together with Brexit, the LTN base was a slot grab), and it would create operational complications with the DTM's night curfew. In the NRW area, Ryanair is based in NRN an...

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by EIBPI
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

This is not accurate. The Israeli authorities do not protect El Al against competition from Wizzair, their constant growth in Israel is proof of that, including very successful LTN-TLV flights, started at 4 weekly became daily in 2018. The government is indeed currently blocking both Wizzair and Ry...

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by EIBPI
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

http://www.austrianaviation.net/detail/ ... pandieren/
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Lauda/Ryanair considering a series of new VIE routes from summer 2020. Details tbc:
http://www.austrianaviation.net/detail/ ... pandieren/

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by EIBPI
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Ryanair beat Wizz Air Sofia to Athens (Wizz came in after Ryanair). Ryanair beat Wizz Air Sofia to Cologne: Wizz Air operated the route for about two years before Ryanair flooded the market. Wizz Air have had a few victories in Romania. Ryanair had more wins at Sofia. SOF-FCO was operated for years...

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by EIBPI
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Wizz Air was also beaten on OTP-LCA by Blue Air and Tarom. They completely suspended the route. I think Wizz Air might be experiencing issues in BUD in the future with LO expanding there, they seem to have the support of the Hungarian government. Wizz Air needs to lobby hard for the night curfew an...

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by EIBPI
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

marcogr12 wrote:
We are also waiting to see the results from Ryanair's attack on Wizzair at VIE this winter with Lauda's new routes..


What new routes are Lauda launching from Vienna this winter?

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by EIBPI
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tax man comes after Interjet; SSJ fleet put up for sale
Replies: 37
Views: 7273

Re: Tax man comes after Interjet; SSJ fleet put up for sale

I doubt they will get $5mil per frame.

What are the Cityjet frames doing these days? Accumulating parking fees somewhere I suspect.

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by EIBPI
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

22/08/2019: Wizz Air announce Southend to Bucharest (1/345/7), Sibiu, Vilnius (/2/4/6/) 22/08/2019 in the afternoon: Ryanair announce Southend to Bucharest (1/345/7), Vilnius (/2/4/6/) 21/08/2019: Ryanair announce Tbilisi to Milan Bergamo (1/3/5/7), Cologne (//3///7) 23/08/2019: Wizz Air announce 2 ...

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by EIBPI
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Breaking news: Wizz Air to launch KUT-CGN/BLQ in response to Ryanair's entry into the Georgian market. Furthermore, the frequency of KUT-MXP will be raised to 4x weekly while the starting date of KUT-NCE has been moved forward. https://wizzair.com/en-gb/information-and-services/about-us/news/2019/0...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

SMKCosmopolitan wrote:
- Frankfurt/Berlin SXF: High risk due to high number of flights required to be competitive (at least 2x daily) -> but maybe worth to give on route of this type a try


It has not stopped Wizz Air from trying Vienna-Cologne competing against 2 daily Austrian and up to 4 daily Eurowings flights.

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

- Copenhagen. Big market; only Austrian and Lauda. . Level tried this, but with 3 carriers it was too much capacity and the route was cancelled Level enjoyed zero brand recognition at either end. Wizz Air seem to have managed to build reasonably strong brand recognition in the wider Vienna catchmen...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Would be cool if they would launch VIE-IST. TK currently has a monopoly so I wonder if they could pull that off. I think it would be easier fighting TK to IST than Pegasus to SAW. Traffic rights would prevent a Vienna-Istanbul I believe. Wizz Air could only operate it from Budapest or from the UK (...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Would be cool if they would launch VIE-IST. TK currently has a monopoly so I wonder if they could pull that off. I think it would be easier fighting TK to IST than Pegasus to SAW. Traffic rights would prevent a Vienna-Istanbul I believe. Wizz Air could only operate it from Budapest or from the UK (...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

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[quote="SCQ83"][/quote] Interesting suggestions. I am not sure I see Gatwick or Karlsruhe happening, but many others seem reasonable. I don't think they can get traffic rights for Vienna-Baku. As for Odesa, they will be operating it from Bratislava presumably because of subsidies offered b...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Ryanair and Wizz Air will also be going head to head on a number of destinations from Edinburgh. On 05 August, Wizz Air announced Edinburgh to Budapest, Bucharest, Gdansk and Warsaw. On 08 August, Ryanair announced Edinburgh to Bucharest and additional frequencies to Budapest, Gdansk, and Warsaw (Mo...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Wizz Air will also be closing a number of Vienna routes from the W2019 schedule:
Bergen
Gdańsk
Malmo
Tuzla (previously announced)

These are supposedly going to operate again in S2020, but let's see.

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

The surprise of the day. Ryanair is going head to again against Wizz Air with flights from London Southend to Bucharest (5 weekly) and Vilnius (3 weekly). I would not be surprised if the flights are on the same days at similar times. Last week Ryanair more or less copied Wizz Air's Odessa-Budapest s...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

A LCA base wouldn't make sense because there aren't that many markets that are left unserved. LCA-ATH is the biggest market out there (over 1.000.000 passengers a year) but they would face so much competition from other airlines, even Ryanair failed on ATH-PFO. On top of that many European flights ...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Blerg wrote:
EIBPI wrote:
Blerg wrote:
Interesting that CGN-BUD is being reduced, do you know by how much? That's a total of 53 weekly frequencies, crazy drop by EW!


BUD is on sale at 4/7 from 28/10 (1/345/7). It was previously on sale daily.

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Dortmund would be an interesting base. The airport is quite stagnant (in 2018 it had fewer passengers than in 2008) so it could be Wizzair's Luton in NRW. Interestingly, easyJet's only route there is LTN-DTM :D. I agree also about LCA. For instance at the moment there are no flights from LCA to Spa...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Didn't know about the EW cuts in CGN, do you happen to know what are they? Cancelled for the winter: ATH, DUB, LCA, NCE, STN (-19 weekly freqs) Decreased frequences: BUD, CTA, HAM, MUC, MXP, TXL, ZRH (-34 weekly freqs) They seem to modify the timetable every second week so there might be some furth...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

I wonder if VIE-DTM is a successful route which encouraged them to launch VIE-CGN? Interesting how aggressive they are becoming, they are also attacking OS-EW in PRN. I wonder how LH Group will respond but I also wonder if their VIE base is profitable for them or if they are seeing reduced losses.....

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Wizz Air now has 6% of the market share in Vienna. The base is set to grow to 8 aircraft (from 6). From 18/12/2019: Athens - daily Cologne - daily Pristina - 4 weekly Tirana - 4 weekly From 01/07/2020: Castellón - 2 weekly London Luton - daily Frequency increases from 01/07/2020: Lisbon - from 4 wee...

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Re: Wizz Air News & Expansion

Someone83 wrote:
I assume these are route to Southend, ie flying in from other bases?


Yes, indeed. Some reduction in flying from LTN (Sibiu).

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by EIBPI
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air News & Expansion
Replies: 227
Views: 23214

Wizz Air News & Expansion

Wizz Air have just announced their first flights from London Southend:

Bucharest (Romania)
Sibiu (Romania)
Vilnius (Lithuania)
Total of 14 weekly flights from the airport starting from this coming 2019/2020 winter schedule.

Some news from Vienna is also expected today.

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by EIBPI
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia
Replies: 20
Views: 4941

Re: Ryanair starts flying to Georgia

This has been brewing for a few years. I recall the Ryanair corporate jet doing some trips to Georgia two years ago. Wizz Air have the market to themselves for the moment and will have 4 A320s based in Kutaisi from January 2020 (up from 2 today). The airport is undergoing a significant terminal expa...

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by EIBPI
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 126
Views: 15961

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

I have been struggling with error 502s for months on this site.
I cannot log in with old username (well I can log in but I cannot open the forum).

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by EIBPI
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Error 502 - Bad gatewat error
Replies: 1
Views: 1594

Error 502 - Bad gatewat error

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