Wizz Air

By Alan Dron
Following on from used cooking fats, plant seeds and even air, a UK company is planning to convert processed human waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Emerging Technologies

By Kurt Hofmann
“We are determined to keep our capacity and serve as many passengers as possible,” a Wizz Air spokesperson told Aviation Daily.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
Capacity constraints will prevent a full recovery within Europe’s short-haul market this summer, dampening traffic growth but signaling higher yields for LCCs.
Airlines & Lessors

By William Moore
Put simply, saving 20% of fuel per flight is redundant if, simultaneously, total flights increase by 20%.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Christine Boynton, Lori Ranson
ULCCs are working to overcome significant headwinds with plans for improved liquidity and refined network strategies.
Airlines & Lessors

By William Moore
Generally, European LCCs are performing quite well, although this might be expected, given the efficient nature of the way they do business.
Airlines & Lessors

By Alan Dron
ULCC Wizz Air plans to open its second training center—located in Rome—in 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Wizz Air said it would be restarting operations to Tel Aviv from Budapest, Sofia, Bucharest, Krakow, London, and Rome from the beginning of March.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
A spokesperson for the antitrust authority AGCM said the investigation had closed without finding evidence of price-fixing on the routes investigated.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Ryanair has been denouncing the practices of many OTA websites for some time and calling for consumers to be better protected from them.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau
The sleeping aviation giant finally is waking up. It could be the next big thing for aerospace.
Airlines & Lessors

By Victoria Moores
European carriers tack through myriad challenges.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Europe’s airline executives are watching the evolving travel trends closely for clues on how demand will play out in 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
Wizz Air suspended flights to Moldova’s capital Chisinau in March amid concerns about the safety of the country’s airspace.
Airports & Networks

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The Budapest-based ULCC says it is extending leases, driving higher utilization and leaning on new deliveries to offset the impact of the GTF groundings.
Airlines & Lessors

By William Moore
While Ryanair Group and particularly Wizz Air Group are lowering emissions significantly, easyJet and Vueling are not keeping up.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford, David Casey
Many airlines are suspending services to and from Tel Aviv as fighting between Israel and Hamas continues.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau
The move mirrors similar decisions by Ryanair and Wizz Air who have ordered large numbers of Boeing 737-10s and more A321neos, respectively.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
Wizz Air is expanding bases in Albania, Italy, and Romania and plans to switch Scottish flights from Edinburgh to Glasgow.
Airports & Networks

By Daniel Williams
Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine woes have raised some big questions about how airlines will cope with related groundings.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Ryanair could benefit from Pratt & Whitney engine problems that will see hundreds of aircraft grounded for engine maintenance in the coming years, analysts say.
Airlines & Lessors

By Alex Derber
How airlines have adapted their maintenance cost strategies and planning to cope with unprecedented upheaval in the market.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno, Christine Boynton, Jens Flottau
Pratt & Whitney has been working for months to figure out how to schedule needed PW1100G repairs. The fleet management plan is painful for everyone involved.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Kurt Hofmann
The carrier has also begun to exchange several A321neos from its UAE joint venture Wizz Air Abu Dhabi with A321ceos.
Airlines & Lessors

By Helen Massy-Beresford
Although Wizz Air has a fat order book for more Airbus A321neos, the LCC is under increased scrutiny in the UK and EU over operational issues.
Airlines & Lessors