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Wizz Air

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air is a Hungarian budget airline that has headquarters in the capital city of Budapest. Its legal name is Wizz Air Hungary Ltd. Wizz Air has been in operation since September 2003 when the company was founded with the help of American investors, Indigo Partners, a private equity firm specialising in aviation projects. Wizz Air does not bear the Hungarian flag but is the largest airline operating from the Eastern European country. Wizz Air flights currently operate in 42 countries and the company has the largest fleet in Hungary.

Wizz Air launched on the London Stock Exchange in February 2015. Two years later in 2017, Wizz Air announced the launch of a new division in the UK based at London Luton, using the taking off and landing spots formerly used by the now-defunct Monarch Airlines, which went into administration in 2017. Wizz Air operates by using small out-of-town airports, such as Luton. This vastly reduces costs and fees for the airlines and its passengers.

In May 2018, Wizz Air was granted permission to operate out of British airports by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. This ensures that the new airline will be able to continue working after Brexit - Britain's planned departure from the European Union. Operations began on 3 May 2018, and the first flight was from Luton to Bucharest, Romania. Wizz Air Holdings is regarded as one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe. Plans for a new Wizz Air base at Vienna International Airport were announced in January 2018.

By the end of this year, Wizz Air UK is expected to have eight Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, which is very positive for the UK economy as it will have created approximately 300 new jobs. Wizz Air and Wizz Air UK, along with other budget airlines, such as easyJet and Vueling aim to provide low-cost flights to popular European tourist destinations such as Athens, Bari, Bratislava, Larnaca, Lviv, Keflavik and Tirana. The Wizz Air fleet consists of 69 Airbus A320-200 and 30 Airbus 321. Wizz Air currently has 273 aircraft on order - as of April 2018 - which is the greatest number of all European airlines; Norwegian Air International is in second place.

Wizz Air varies from other airlines, such as British Airways, in that you can't book a specific seat on a plane. However, you can pay a fee to board the plane ahead of other passengers, enabling you to have a greater seating choice. Wizz Air offers passengers a range of hot and cold snacks and beverages and accepts cash payments in a number of currencies. Wizz Boutique also offers passengers the chance to buy gifts and travel accessories whilst on the plane.

How do I check in online with Wizz Air?

Wizz Air check-in is a very straightforward process and passengers can check-in during the two weeks before their flight departure time., until three hours before departure. Not all airports offer an online check-in service so it's worth checking when you make your booking. If the service isn't offered, check-in is completely free.

Wizz Air online check-in is time-saving as opposed to checking in at the airport which does incur a larger fee. You can purchase a Wizz Air web check-in by going to the Add Service page on the Wizz Air website and selecting the online check-in option.

What is my checked baggage allowance on Wizz Air?

Wizz Air baggage allowance is up to six pieces of checked baggage per flight and per customer, each of which is subject to a fee. The first three pieces of baggage can be purchased via the website, the additional three must be purchased at the airport and will be subject to higher fees. Passengers may be interested to note that Wizz Air Ukraine allows the first piece of baggage to be completely free.

What hand luggage can I take on Wizz Air?

Wizz Air hand luggage allowance permits each passenger to take up to one piece of hand luggage to accompany them on the flight, and they are also allowed additional items, such as a coat, book or a walking stick. Carry-on bags that are smaller than 42 cm x 32 cm x 25 cm are free of charge, but larger bags that won't fit underneath a seat but which can comfortably fit into the overhead locker are subject to a fee, which is calculated on the date of your flight.

Where does Wizz Air fly from?

Here is a list of popular Wizz Air flight destinations:

  • Flights from Budapest to Paris
  • Flights from Budapest to London
  • Flights from Budapest to Athens
  • Flights from Bucharest to Vienna
  • Flights from Bucharest to Rome
  • Flights from London to Sofia
  • Flights from London to Prague
  • Flights from London to Bucharest
  • Flights from London to Warsaw
  • Flights from London to Madrid

Latest customer reviews on Wizz Air flights

3.5 /5
Total reviews based on: 41
London
Vilnius
Luton International - Vilnius Airport ( LTN - VNO )
5.0 /5
Suzyb
Date 2018-06-25 City London Age 51-70 Class Economy

I booked very last minute so did not realise I only had less than 10 minutes to check in. Some help or warning would have been useful. Rather than a 32 pound charge.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Larnaca
Luton International - Larnaca Intl ( LTN - LCA )
4.0 /5
Northlondonsunseeker
Date 2018-05-28 City London Age 51-70 Class Economy

Exceeded our expectations

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Constanta
London
Kogalniceanu - Luton International ( CND - LTN )
2.0 /5
Horia
Date 2018-05-23 City Romania Age Under 30 Class Economy

Flight was good, standard level, but was charged extra because the WizzAir website would not allow me to download my boarding pass. All passengers should be wary of these hidden tricks to get you to pay more at the airport.

2.0 /5
1 reviews
Sofia
Varna
Sofia Intl - Varna ( SOF - VAR )
1.0 /5
Mohammed
Date 2018-05-19 City Uk Age 51-70 Class Economy

I’m not happy with this flight

1.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Warsaw
Luton International - Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport ( LTN - WAW )
2.0 /5
Son
Date 2018-05-18 Class Economy

Wizz Air flight was delayed for an hour! The boarding gate was not even showing up on the screens until 5 minutes before the flight time, and when it did, it immediately said 'Last call'. In spite of this, boarding took about half an hour. No one bothered to explain why the flight was delayed. No one bothered to even apologise.

3.5 /5
2 reviews
London
Skopje
Luton International - Skopje ( LTN - SKP )
3.0 /5
Traveller AEG
Date 2018-05-09 City London Age 31-50 Class Economy

Easy enough. My only complaint is the fact that you couldn't even put the seat back on the plane.

3.5 /5
2 reviews
Brussels
Sofia
Brussels S Charleroi - Sofia Intl ( CRL - SOF )
2.0 /5
Hellen
Date 2018-04-29 City belgium Age 51-70 Class Economy

Low Cost, very low service

2.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Gdansk
Luton International - Rebiechowo ( LTN - GDN )
4.0 /5
Rick
Date 2018-04-12 City Milton Keynes Age 51-70 Class Economy

Good service, hassle-free boarding & checking in. My only comment (& the reason why i didn't give you a 5-star rating) is that you could open your online check-in/boarding passes a lot earlier than 3 days before departure. Gone are the days of fronting up to departure desk to get your boarding pass so checking in online does make things easier. I like to be organised & have all my travel documents all printed out & ready well beforehand (say, two weeks before flying) so I can get on with other hectic things of life.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Bari
Luton International - Palese Macchie ( LTN - BRI )
4.0 /5
Kate
Date 2018-04-03 City Wales Age 51-70 Class Economy

Would prefer to carry handbag not put in my hand luggage

4.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Debrecen
Luton International - DEBRECEN ( LTN - DEB )
4.0 /5
tony
Date 2018-04-01 City UK Age 51-70 Class Economy

everything was good except for the 3 hour delay from Luton to Debrecen!!!!!!

4.0 /5
2 reviews
London
Cluj-Napoca
Luton International - Napoca ( LTN - CLJ )
3.0 /5
Wooziesuzie
Date 2018-03-27 City Glos Age 51-70

Both flights delayed. Not much information given as to why there was a delay. Also it was very uncomfortable having to stand at the departure gate for so long.

2.5 /5
2 reviews
London
Iasi
Luton International - Iasi ( LTN - IAS )
1.0 /5
Elena
Date 2018-03-18 City London Age 31-50 Class Economy

Wizz are the most horrible un professional airline I have ever flown with.staff of this airline have no customers service approach to their duties, I was treated like a cash machine. After I was advised I could take my hand bag not lagauge a small hand bag only to be issue with a ?61 tickets for taking it on board when I could have added it to my check in lagauge. I didn't even have to put my bag in the cabin, stay away from them I will never fly with them

1.0 /5
1 reviews
Larnaca
Sofia
Larnaca Intl - Sofia Intl ( LCA - SOF )
5.0 /5
Kk
Date 2018-02-19 City Bulgaria Age 51-70 Class Economy

Very good

5.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Bourgas
Luton International - BOURGAS ( LTN - BOJ )
4.0 /5
Marie
Date 2018-02-17 City Northampton Age 51-70 Class Economy

Shouldn?t have to pay for seats!!!!!!!!!!

4.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Tatry - Poprad
Luton International - Tatry - Poprad ( LTN - TAT )
5.0 /5
booboo
Date 2018-02-08 City London Age 51-70 Class Economy

Quick, easy and 'no nonsense'

5.0 /5
1 reviews
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