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Wizz Air expands in Georgia

19th February 2013 Print

Wizz Air, the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe has announced that it will double its capacity in Georgia by adding three new international routes from Kutaisi airport. Following the success of Wizz Air`s low fares connecting Kutaisi with Kiev, two new Ukrainian routes, from Donetsk and Kharkiv, will commence on 23 April and 1 July respectively. Marking Georgia`s very first low cost air connection with the European Union, Wizz Air also unveiled a new Warsaw-Kutaisi service starting on 15 May. Tickets are already on sale starting from as low as €27.99 on routes from Donetsk, Kharkiv and Warsaw and can be booked on

"Today`s announcement underpins Wizz Air`s commitment to Georgia. Our landmark Warsaw-Kutaisi route brings Georgia closer to the European Union with Poland as a natural springboard to connect between East and West on Wizz Air`s extensive low fares network. Passengers travelling between Georgia and Poland can now do so for the first time on very low airfares and with the increased number of routes on offer from Georgia Wizz Air is bringing reliable and passenger oriented low cost operations to a country formerly subject to high airfares. Our Georgian routes will boost the economic development of the respective regions, contribute to the rise of tourism and create much needed jobs." - said John Stephenson, Executive Vice President of Wizz Air.

“King David the Builder Kutaisi International Airport brought new possibilities for travellers as well as for the economic development of the region and country. Increase of Kutaisi – Kiev route frequency shows the success of the new Airport and growing interest of tourists in Georgia. Today together with Wizz Air we bring even greater possibility by adding new routes to Donetsk, Kharkiv and Warsaw and providing opportunity to travel point to point with low fares. We believe that these new routes will contribute to even greater boost of tourism and put a solid brick in further strengthening of Georgian Economy”.- said Deputy Minister Dimitri Kumsishvili