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The success story in 20 years of Wizz Air also has a Cypriot flavor

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Το success story στα 20 χρoνια &tau ;ης Wizz Air Εχει και κυπριακo Αρωμα

In one month, Wizz Air, the airline from Hungary, will celebrate its 20th anniversary, with several awards under its belt, some of which are also connected to Cyprus , from where it has been flying since 2010.

In an up-close meeting with the company's communications representatives in Cyprus, they repeated to us what had been said to us about a month ago by the president of the airline, in an interview he granted us and in which he characterized the decision to invest in Cyprus and to use it as a regional base.

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The “green” fleet

The Hungarian company has 33 bases in 16 countries, one of which is located at Larnaca Airport. It has a fleet of 206 planes, with the aim of reaching 500 in the next six years. Its aircraft are A320ceo, A321ceo, A320neo and A321neo of AIRBUS. The age of the company's aircraft does not exceed 4.2 years.

Three of the company's aircraft are stationed in Cyprus to cover this year's season, while in 2023 there were four. Through these aircraft, the company sets the bar high for its competitors in terms of its green footprint. jpg” alt=”Το success story στα 20 χρόνια της Wizz Air Εχει και κ υπριακoρωμα” />

The distinctions of the companies:

–          Global Environmental Sustainability Airline Group of the Year 2023' by the CAPA – Center for Aviation

–          World's 3rd Youngest Aircraft Fleet 2024' in the category '100+ aircraft in the Fleet' by ch-aviation

–        &nbsp ; Most Sustainable Low-Cost Airline in 2023' by World Finance magazine

In 2023, Cyprus achieved its second best tourism performance in history and the best in passenger traffic, welcoming more than 11 million foreign nationals and Wizz Air has a significant share in its transport.

Specifically, the airline company transported tourists to Cyprus from the United Kingdom, Poland, Greece, Armenia, Romania and Hungary. The company in 2023 increased by 70% its offered seats by adding two planes to cover the demand reaching a total of four.

A significant percentage  for the image of the company it is 99.63% in the completion of flights in 2023. It carried out over 11,000 flights (+63% compared to 2022) and it is estimated that it brought 200 million euros to the Cypriot economy in 2023. A significant success is and the first place, not only in Larnaca, but also in Cyprus.

From Larnaca in 2023 the company had flights to 16 countries and 26 different routes, surpassing the milestone of transporting 7 million passengers. While in 2024 its flight program will concern 25 routes in 16 countries with the offered seats reaching 1.3 million seats. The company's presence in Cyprus has created 130 direct jobs and is estimated to support 5,500 local jobs in related industries in the area.

Το success story στα 20 χρoνια &tau ;ης Wizz Air Εχει και κυπριακo Αρωμα

New jobs in Cyprus

Also, the company announced that it will proceed to employ a number of people for cabin crew and the selection will be made centrally in Larco Hotel, 10 Pontou Street, Larnaca at 9 am  on April 11, 2024. The prerequisites for the positions are:

•             18 years and older

•             Be domiciled and entitled to live and work in Cyprus/European Union

•             Have an arm span of 210 cm while standing on tiptoes

•             Have a high school diploma

•             Be fluent in – written and spoken – the English language

•             Have a valid passport without restrictions (at least 6 months) and the right to work in the country you are applying for

•          &nbsp ;  Be able to swim

•             Live or are willing to relocate within 60 minutes of your chosen base and willing to make that trip around work schedule

•              Do not have tattoos and/or piercings on parts of the body that are visible when wearing a uniform ; You are an enthusiastic person who likes to work with other people.

Source: www.philenews.com

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