Wizz Air opens first base in Russia and adds more flights

First Wizz Air base in Saint Petersburg

Wizz Air announced on June 17th the opening of its first Russian base in Saint Petersburg, which represents the 32 base in the airline network.

From September 2020, 1 Airbus A320 aircraft will be based at Pulkovo Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air will launch 5 new routes to 5 countries with prices starting at 25 euro.

First Wizz Air flight took off from Saint Petersburg in 2017 and further expanded the network in January 2020.

Wizz Air Airbus in Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport, Russia

Now and to date the lowcoster has carried over 250 000 passengers from and to Saint Petersburg.

The Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of 5 new routes to: Salzburg (Austria), Oslo (Norway), Copenhagen (Denmark), Stockholm Skavsta (Sweden) and Malta.

Together with the new routes, in September Wizz Air will operate 11 non-stop services from Pulkovo airport.

Wizz Air has chosen Pulkovo airport due its unique market conditions for foreign airlines. The complex of unique measures includes the seventh freedom traffic rights regime and free e-visas for tourists from 53 countries to visit St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

New Wizz Air routes from Saint Petersburg

The new flights will start in September 2020 and will be operated according to the bellow schedule.

New routesStartFrequencyCompetitor flights
Saint Petersburg - Copenhagen 18-Sep 4 -
Saint Petersburg - Malta 19-Sep 3 -
Saint Petersburg - Oslo 19-Sep 3 -
Saint Petersburg - Salzburg 18-Sep 4 -
Saint Petersburg - Stockholm Skavsta 19-Sep 3 SAS (Arlanda Airport)

Wizz Air flight deals from Saint Petersburg

The best round-trip non-stop flight Saint Petersburg ⇄ Stockholm
Wizz Air Saint Petersburg 12 Apr 22 W6 6505 Direct Wizz Air Stockholm 19 Apr 22 7 days Direct from €140 Check price

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