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Fly from Turku to Krakow, Poland – Wizz Air’s new route opening was celebrated on May Day

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2.5.2019 at 15:22
Airplane receiving a water salute.
Turku has now even more versatile route selection as Wizz Air starts a new route to Krakow. The route opening was celebrated on May Day 1.5.2019 in a joyful atmosphere.

The route’s first flight from Finland took off at 17.30 and received, according to traditions, a spectacular water salute. The route is operated from now on twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Ribbon cutting at Wizz Air's route opening ceremony.

 Poland’s honorary consul, Jari Rastas (left) and liaison manager of City of Turku, Antti Kirkkola (right) held speeches and cut the ribbon in the route opening ceremony.

—We are very excited about the new route to Krakow. The new expanding route possibilities of Turku open up new gateways in Europe. We hope that the cooperation with Wizz Air will continue to thrive, says Jani Jolkkonen, Senior Vice President of Finavia’s Airport Network.

Man giving a speech at Wizz Air's new route's opening ceremony.

Antti Kirkkola, liaison manager of City of Turku, held a speech at the new route’s opening ceremony. 

Wizz Air is a Hungarian airline that started to operate from Turku in 2008. Company’s route network is lately expanding rapidly: New route was opened to Kaunas, Lithuania in November last year and new routes from Turku to London and Skopje, North-Macedonia are to open in the summer.  

Passengers boarding Wizz Air's airplane in the rain.

 Passengers boarded the Wizz Air plane in a rainy May Day weather.