MIAMI – Wizz Air (W6) names Cardiff airport (CWL) as its fourth UK base, giving the airport a lifeline amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. When the summer 2021 season begins in late March, the airline will launch nine new leisure routes from the South Wales airport.
According to W6, the “significant investment” would generate 40 direct jobs and more than 250 indirect jobs. The Hungarian company’s UK subsidiary will service one Airbus A321 aircraft at the airport.
During the pandemic, CWL experienced one of the biggest percentage decreases in passenger numbers among UK airports. In October, only 8,400 passengers traveled through CWL, read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”