The largest low-cost — air carrier of Central and Eastern Europe Wizz Air returns to the Kharkiv Airport. On the resumption of cooperation became known from the announcement of communication manager at Wizz Air Sorina Ratz on November 27th.

Sorina Ratz, communications manager at Wizz Air said: “Today we are pleased to bring even more exciting news to our Ukrainian customers by starting operations from Kharkiv. In 2018 we are opening two directions from Kharkiv and will strive for further expand the number of flights to Europe. The whole WIZZ team looks forward to welcoming our customers on board”.

As you know, in 2014 the airline suspended flights to Kharkiv due to the unstable situation in Ukraine.

Volodymyr Vasylchenko, Kharkiv Airport general director said that this cooperation is very important for the Kharkiv Airport, as it will contribute to the expansion of the route network and the creation of the possibility of cheaper flights for passengers. ‘‘We are very pleased with the expansion of the regular flights’ geography in the European direction, we will traditionally provide high standards of service and comfort to our partners and passengers’’.

The first flights from Kharkiv will be opened by the airline next year. Starting April 2018, Wizz Air launching flights from Kharkiv Airport to Dortmund (Germany) on Thursdays and Sundays, and from June in Katowice (Poland) on Wednesdays and Fridays. The price of tickets will be from 869 and 579 hryvnia, respectively. In general, it is planned to open eight new routes from three Ukrainian airports in 2018. This will expand the choice of flights and allow passengers of the Kharkiv Airport to significantly save on air travel.

We would like to remind, that the Kharkiv Airport was reconstructed by DCH Alexander Yaroslavsky within the framework of Kharkiv preparations for Euro 2012, along with other important city facilities. The total investment of the businessman in the project, including the construction of a new terminal complex and the reconstruction of the old one, amounted to $107.2 million.

Low-cost — air carrier Wizz Air returns to the Kharkiv Airport with flights to Dortmund (Germany) and Katowice (Poland).