Wizz Air add extra seats thanks to new planes

LOW-COST airline Wizz Air has added extra seats to its base at Doncaster Sheffield Airport thanks to operating a new Airbus A321 aircraft.

The new, larger plane, means that up to 400 extra seats per week are available for passengers flying from Doncaster Sheffield to Warsaw on Wizz Air.

Chris Harcombe, head of aviation development at Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “We are really pleased that Wizz Air are now operating these new, larger planes from Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Wizz Air have been operating from here for over 10 years, carrying 2.6 million passengers in that time.

“We’ve seen our relationship go from strength to strength over the past decade with their twelfth route to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria taking off in December 2016. The twice weekly flights start on December 23 and will operate all year round.

“Sofia is a gem of a capital city, steeped in history through its many Roman ruins dotted throughout the city and is the best way to travel to the country’s fantastic ski resorts.”

Wizz Air now serve 12 destinations from Doncaster Sheffield Airport, its largest UK base outside of London Luton with its most recent route Cluj, Romania launching in July.

“The continued growth with Wizz Air over the past decade shows the strength of our relationship and the local demand to reach the destinations they serve,” added Chris

Sofia will bring Wizz Air’s annual passenger offering at Doncaster Sheffield Airport to over 600,000 seats are on sale now and bookable via wizzair.com and wizztours.com.

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