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10/07/2017

WIZZ AIR LAUNCHES RESCUE FARES FOR STRANDED RYANAIR PASSENGERS

PASSENGERS CAN BOOK RESCUE FARES FOR KYIV AND LVIV ROUTES FROM EUR 15*

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leading low-cost carrier, launched today rescue fares starting from 15 EUR* for passengers affected by today’s announcement of all Ryanair flight cancellations from Ukraine.

Passengers in possession of a cancelled Ryanair flight reservation between Kyiv and London Stansted or Eindhoven and between Lviv and Berlin Schonefeld or Wroclaw can book via https://wizzair.com/#/rescue or via the Wizz Air call centre to fly on Wizz Air’s flights and must bring their original reservation when they travel. Wizz Air launched this unique rescue fares between EUR 15* and EUR 35* to minimize disruption to Ryanair passengers affected by today’s flight cancellations. The rescue fare is subject to seat availability and passengers are advised to book quickly.

Dedicated to the Ukrainian market for more than 9 years, Wizz Air, the pioneer of high quality and lowest fares air travel in the Ukrainian market continues to bringing even more travel opportunities for its passengers. In 2017, WIZZ re-started operations from Lviv with the newest services to Wroclaw and Berlin and announced the expansion of its Kyiv base, with a second allocated aircraft Airbus A320 and five new routes commencing in August. Wizz Air now offers a total of 21 low-fare services to 8 countries from Lviv and Kyiv airport.

Wizz Air, committed to the Ukrainian customers since 2008, carried over 4,8 million passengers who have enjoyed truly affordable travel opportunities and excellent service throughout Europe and beyond, on WIZZ’s network from Ukraine.

WIZZ AIR’S RESCUE FARES

Ceased Ryanair Route

Wizz Air Route

Days

Travel period

Rescue Fares from*

Lviv - Wroclaw

Lviv – Wroclaw

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

31.10-30.11 2017

EUR 15

 

Lviv - Berlin Schonefeld

Lviv - Berlin Schonefeld

Wednesday, Sunday

08.09-30.11 2017

EUR 25

 

Kyiv Borispol - Stansted

Kyiv Zhuliany - London Luton

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

06.09-30.11 2017

EUR 35

Kyiv Borispol - Eindhoven

Kyiv Zhuliany – Cologne

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

31.10-30.11 2017

EUR 35

Call Center

https://wizzair.com/en-gb/information-and-services/contact/contact-us#/

George Michalopoulos, Chief Commercial Officer at Wizz Air, said: “Wizz Air once more underlines its commitment to Ukraine by offering stranded passengers affected by Ryanair’s cancellations rescue fares from EUR 15*.  Wizz Air has been in Ukraine for nine years and continues to grow the low fare market. We will have a second based aircraft in Kiev from August and we have also reopened services to Lviv this year bringing our total low fare services from Ukraine up to 21.”

 

* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges; for travel until 30 November 2017, subject to availability. Ryanair passengers affected by cancellations can call the Wizz Air call center to benefit from Wizz Air’s rescue fare. Seats are subject to availability and flights must be rebooked by 17 July.