Wizz Air to begin flights from Caerdydd in June


Wizz Air plane. Image: Wizzairhungary (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Wizz Air has announced that it will launch international flights out of Caerdydd airport from June.


Last December, the Hungarian low-cost airline, announced its intention to set up a base at the airport creating forty jobs. However, its plans were delayed as a result of the pandemic.


The first flight is scheduled to Faro, Portugal for June 17.


Caerdydd will become Wizz Air's fourth base in the UK, following Luton, Gatwick. and Doncaster Sheffield.


The airline said that it will launch nine routes to destinations including Alicante, Faro, and Tenerife.


Additionally. the airline said it will introduce seasonal routes during the summer to Corfu and Palma de Mallorca, and to Lanzarote and Sharm El Sheikh during the winter.


International travel resumes


From today, international travel has resumed. but the Welsh Government is advising people to only travel abroad for essential purposes.


A traffic light system, aligned with Scotland and England, has been introduced, where countries have been classified as green, amber, and red.

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