Wizz Air to start flights from Pulkovo St. Petersburg Airport to London

On October 1, 2019, Wizz Air, the European low-cost airline, will launch scheduled service between the Russian city of St. Petersburg and London, the capital of the United Kingdom. The daily flights from Pulkovo Airport to London Luton Airport will be operated by a subsidiary airline Wizz Air UK.

“We are delighted that Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, strengthens its positions in St. Petersburg market, providing new opportunities for flights from Pulkovo. I am confident that a new scheduled service offered by Wizz Air UK on the St. Petersburg — London route will be in high demand among tourists as well as business travelers.”

Evgeniy Ilyin, Chief Commercial Officer of Northern Capital Gateway LLC, the operator of Pulkovo Airport

“The launching of new flights to London is a significant milestone for our airline. After Budapest, this is the second Wizz Air’s route from St. Petersburg. We remain strongly committed to expanding our network, creating new jobs and business development. Our St. Petersburg — London route will stimulate tourism and business relations between the two countries. We are grateful to the Hungarian and Russian government authorities for their cooperation and support provided during the route launch and are looking forward to welcoming many passengers on board.”

Tamara Vallois, Head of Marketing and Communications of Wizz Air

Tickets for St. Petersburg — London Luton flights can be booked on the website of Pulkovo Airport in the Trip Planner section, as well as on wizzair.com at a price from 29.99 euros / 25.99 pounds sterling (one way, including all taxes).

In the summer season of 2019, two carriers provide service from Pulkovo Airport to the capital of the United Kingdom: British Airways (Heathrow) and Rossiya Airlines (Gatwick).

For the first six months of 2019, Wizz Air served over 38.6 thousand passengers at Pulkovo Airport, which is 27.7% more than in the same period of 2018. Since August 2017, the airline operates direct scheduled flights between St. Petersburg and Budapest (Hungary).

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, offers flights on more than 650 routes from 25 bases, connecting 147 destinations across 44 countries. The airline operates fleet of 114 Airbus A320, A321ceo and A321neo aircraft. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). The company recently received the highest 7-star safety rating from airlineratings.com, the world’s agency for evaluating safety and airline products, and was awarded the recognized the Airline of the Year 2019 by the Air Transport Awards.