Wizz Air, one of Europe's fastest growing airlines, celebrates its fourth anniversary in Tuzla. Since the launch of Wizz Air flights from Tuzla in June 2015, the airline has transported more than 2 million passengers from and to Tuzla Airport.
Wizz Air was one of the first airline companies to conduct commercial international flights from Tuzla and today it remains the only permanent airline at this airport.
From the first flight in June 2015, Wizz Air has continued investing in the Tuzla County and currently operates 15 routes to 6 countries from Tuzla International Airport.
Wizz Air destinations from Tuzla International Airport are:
Year-round destinations: Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin–Schönefeld, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Eindhoven, Friedrichshafen, Gothenburg, Hahn, Malmö, Memmingen and Vienna
Seasonal destinations: Billund, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Stockholm–Skavsta, and Växjö
In March 2017, the fleet of Wizzair aircraft at its Tuzla base increased to 2 Airbus 320 aircraft. Last year Wizz Air has transported 584.589 passengers to and from Tuzla , representing an increase of 9% from the year before. Apart from providing direct flights from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the rest of Europe, Wizz Air has also stimulated the local labor market in aviation, tourism and other related industries. Wizz Air employs more than 70 crew members and pilots in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Paulina Gosk, corporate communications manager at Wizz Air, said they were delighted to celebrate four years of successful business together with Tuzla International Airport.
We are proud to be pioneers of affordable travel by air in the region and contributions we make to the local economies with our low airfare prices. The WIZZ mission has always been to enable air travel to as many people as possible, and thus stimulate aviation and tourism in the communities we serve - Gosk said.
Wizz Air is due to sign another 4 year agreement with Tuzla Airport in November of this year, if all necessary requirements are met by Tuzla Airport, Wizz Air is planning to increase its presence at Tuzla Airport by introduction of another Airbus 320 to three based aircraft at the airport and introduction of new destinations at the beginning of summer season of 2020.
Source: Indikator.ba and Flying Bosnian