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Wizz Air to launch flights from Riga to Israel's resort Eilat

BC, Riga, 10.08.2017.Print version
Hungarian low-costs carrier Wizz Air will launch flights from Riga to the Red Sea resort of Eilat in southern Israel as of October 31, 2017, LETA was told at the company.

Wizz Air has scheduled two flights a week - on Tuesdays and Saturdays - between Riga International Airport and Ovda Airport in Eilat. The carrier will operate the route during the winter season.


In 2016, Wizz Air flew 476,200 passengers from Riga, up 0.7% against 2015. At present, Wizz Air has stationed two aircraft in Riga and employs more than 70 crew, ensuring flights from the Latvian capital to 13 destinations.


Wizz Air is the largest low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe. Overall, the airline transported a total of 23 million passengers last year, which is 19% more than the previous year.

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