Vilnius, 18 April – Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrates the five year anniversary of its very first flight from Vilnius, Lithuania on 16 April 2011. Since then, the airline has achieved strong and consistent growth in the country and carried over three million passengers on it low-fare routes.

Wizz Air is the leading airline at Vilnius International airport and has now four aircraft and 147 Lithuanian-based employees who deliver excellent service on each WIZZ flight. Along with Vilnius, the airline has recently added Kaunas and Palanga to its low-fare route network.

Wizz Air now offers 28 services from three airports to 14 different countries which underlines its commitment to offer low fares and stimulate tourism and aviation industry in Lithuania.

Gabor Vasarhelyi, Communications Manager of Wizz Air, said: ”We are thrilled to celebrate this memorable milestone of five years of operations in Lithuania. Since 2011 when the first WIZZ flight took off from Vilnius, we carried over three million passengers on our low-fare routes, while constantly expanding our network. Our Lithuania passengers can now enjoy our friendly services travelling from one of our three airports to 25 exciting destinations. Our Lithuanian crew looks forward to welcoming you on board a WIZZ flight with a smile!”

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