Wizz Air

Wizz Air

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About Wizz Air

IATA code

W6

ICAO code

WZZ

Company headquarters

Budapest - Hungary

Main operational airport

Budapest Ferihegy International Airport (BUD)

Number of destinations covered by Wizz Airlines

151

Most popular destination

OTP - BUD - DXB - BVA

Most popular routes

DXB - BUD, BUD - DXB, BLQ - OTP, BCN - BUD

Year of establishment

2004

Parent company

Wizz Air Share Holding Company

Popular fleet

Airbus A 320-200, Airbus A321ceo, Airbus A321neo

Wizz Air website

wizzair.com/en-gb

Wizz Air contact number

00 36 1 677 7503

Wizz Air is the largest and fastest-growing low-cost airline in Europe. It also has a state-of-the-art training centre in Budapest which sprawls across 3,800 sq m. With a minimal environmental footprint per passenger, Wizz Air flights are among the greenest in Europe. Moreover, it won the coveted position of the ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in 2020’ by AirlineRatings.com. 

Wizz Air cheap flights cover many destinations worldwide while aiming to expand to more regional and international airports.  

Still, offering friendly and fast customer service to all passengers will be maintained.

Enjoy a range of special benefits and exclusive privileges with WIZZ Discount Club, the airline’s loyalty programme. The rewards include tickets and baggage fee discounts for members. 

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Historical Highlights:

  • In 2003: Wizz Air was launched and became a registered company. 
  • On May 19, 2004: Wizz Air first flight took off from Katowice to London Luton.
  • In 2006: A total of 5 million passengers flew with Wizz Air.
  • In 2008: A total of 10 million passengers flew with Wizz Air.
  • In 2014: In 10 years of operation, Wizz Air carried 15 million passengers. The airline also received the 50th Airbus A320.
  • In 2015: Wizz Air joined the London Stock Exchange.
  • In 2017: Wizz Air launched WIZZ UK at London Luton as well as WIZZ Youth Challenge for university students. 
  • In 2018: Wizz Air's 100th aircraft joined the fleet. Also, a total of 200 million passengers flew with Wizz Air.

Wizz Air Fleet 

Wizz Air operates a young and modern fleet, leading the airline to be among the top 10 safest in 2019. Airbus A321neo's new generation engines made Wizz Air the greenest airline worldwide. 

Moreover, Wizz Air operates 153 ultramodern Airbus A320 family aircraft.

Wizz Air Recognitions and Awards

Award/Nomination Year

Award/Nomination Type

2021

Wizz Air named Airline of the Year at the Airline Economics Aviation 100 Awards.

2016

Value airline of the year by Air Transport World

(Awards & Recognitions)

Wizz Air services based on fares & bundles

Basic 

  • Free carry-on bag (of max. size 40 x 30 x 20 cm) to be placed under the seat
  • Online check-in

WIZZ GO

  • PACK & SAVE
  • Trolley bag 55x40x23cm guaranteed in cabin area (except for operational reasons)
  • 20 kg checked-in bag
  • Seat selection
  • Free airport & online check-in up to 30 days before flight departure
  • Priority boarding
  • +1 Carry-on bag 40x30x20cm (placed under the seat)
  • Priority check-in

WIZZ PLUS

  • ALL IN & FULL FLEX
  • Trolley bag 55x40x23 guaranteed in cabin area (except for operational reasons)
  • 32 kg checked-in bag
  • Premium Seat Selection
  • WIZZ Flex
  • Refund to WIZZ account
  • Priority boarding
  • +1 Carry-on bag 40x30x20 (placed under the seat)
  • Free airport & online check-in up to 30 days before flight departure
  • Priority check-in
  • Auto check-in

Wizz Air other services

1. Security Fast Track 

  • You can purchase this facility at the time of booking or add it to an existing reservation for flights departing from select airports.

2. Exclusive Lounges 

  • You can purchase lounge access at the time of booking or add it to an existing reservation for flights departing from select airports.

3. Fare Lock 

  • You can hold a selected fare for a period of 48 hours for an additional fee for bookings made more than seven days prior to departure date.

4. Privilege Pass 

  • Priority check-in with a dedicated check-in desk.
  • Priority boarding.
  • Carry-on baggage of maximum 10kg and dimension 40 x 30 x 20 cm.
  • Trolley baggage of maximum 10kg and dimension 55 x 40 x 23 cm.

5. Wizz Flex 

  • You can change your flight date without any extra charge.

6. Flexible Travel Partner

  • You can select a total of 9 passengers at the time of booking and add their names just 3 hours before departure.

7. Auto check-in 

  • Automatically checks you and your travel companions into your flight 50 hours before your scheduled departure time.
  • Boarding passes will be automatically sent to you if your booking contains 10 or fewer passengers.
  • If your booking contains more than 10 passengers, you should access it from wizzair.com.

8. Wizz Priority

  • You can enjoy additional services by adding Wizz Priority to your booking up to 3 hours before departure time. It is already included in Wizz Go and Wizz Plus fares.
  • Priority check-in with a dedicated check-in desk.
  • Priority boarding.
  • Carry-on baggage of maximum 10kg and dimension 40 x 30 x 20 cm.
  • Trolley baggage of maximum 10kg and dimension 55 x 40 x 23.

Wizz Air frequently asked questions

Q. How many destinations does Wizz Air fly to?

A. Wizz Air flies to around 164 destinations.

Q. What is the airline code for Wizz Air?

A. The airline code for Wizz Air is W6.

Q. Does Wizz Air have a frequent flyer programme?

A. Yes, Wizz Air has a frequent flyer programme called Wizz Discount Club.

Q. Does Wizz Air allow web check-in?

A. Yes, Wizz Air allows web check-in. 

Q. Can you select a seat online with Wizz Air?

A. Yes, Wizz Air offers seat selection for a fee.

Wizz Air Baggage Allowance

Special Baggage

Airlines set policies for the baggage with different sizes and shapes, differ in weight, and where to be stored either in the cabin or cargo compartment.

Maximum Weight

Dimensions

Hand Baggage:

 1 Piece (10 kgs)

40 x 30 x 20 cm

Trolly bag

55 x 40 x 23 cm

Checked Baggage: 

6 pieces (10 - 32kgs)

149 x 119 x 171 cm

Wizz Air Check-in Information

WIZZ AIR offers free online check-in options from 30 days up to 3 hours before the scheduled departure time when purchasing a seat during a booking. If the passenger has not purchased a seat, check-in will be available 48 hours before departure.

After checking in online via WIZZ AIR website, passengers need to arrive at the boarding gate with a printed copy of the boarding card and other travel documents no later than 30 minutes before departure.  

Checking in through the mobile app allows passengers to retrieve the boarding pass without needing to print them out.

  • Non-EU travel documents: Passengers holding non-EU travel documents must head to the check-in counter to get their documentation checked, and boarding card stamped.
  • Passengers with baggage: Baggage must be dropped off at the baggage drop desk no later than 40 minutes before departure.
  • Children: Passengers below the age of 14 need to be accompanied as online check-in can only be done by passengers older than 16. 

Airport Check-in

Online and Mobile check-in are unavailable at some airports. In return, Airport check-in in these airports is free of charge. Airpot check-in starts 2 hours and closes 40 minutes before departure time (closes earlier in selected airports). 

*To get the complete list of airports where online check-in is unavailable, check WIZZ AIR official website

*Note that failure to check in on time will result in denied boarding. 

FAQs for Wizz Air

  • Does Wizz Air allow web check-in?

    Yes, Wizz Air allows web check-in.

  • Does Wizz Air provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Wizz Air offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Wizz Air service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Wizz Air is 429.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Wizz Air?

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