The FINANCIAL -- Malta International Airport on April 1 welcomed the first flight from Polish Capital Warsaw, operated by Wizz Air. Wizz Air will fly twice weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin Airport which is the international gateway to Warsaw and the busiest airport in Poland.
Wizz Air, Hungarian based low-cost carrier offers over 360 routes from 20 bases around Central and Eastern Europe, and carried 15.8 million passengers in 2014.
Passengers were welcomed by dancers in traditional Maltese costumes and were given a flower, courtesy of the Malta Tourism Authority. A celebratory cake was also prepared for the occasion, according to Malta International Airport.
Malta International Airport CEO Alan Borg commented that the launch of Wizz Air’s new route to Warsaw will further improve connections and accessibility to Malta from Eastern Europe. Wizz Air started operating flights to Malta in 2013 and they have continued to grow, having carried over 32,000 passengers this winter alone – making it one of the fastest growing airlines on Malta International Airport’s schedule.
Malta Tourism Authority’s CEO, Mr. Paul Bugeja welcomed the expansion of Wizz Air’s network in Malta, and congratulated the airline on their success in developing new routes and connecting Malta to major cities in Eastern Europe.