Wizz Air announces new route from Birmingham to Cluj

Cluj Napoca Church
Cluj Napoca Church

Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced it will launch a new service from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) to Cluj in Romania.

Cluj is the gateway to North Western and Central Romania and is the unofficial capital of the Transylvania region. Cluj is also a destination for nature addicts and avid city explores with its Gothic architecture, pretty sights, coffee and cocktails and a nature and urban development there is something for everyone

The new route is due to begin on 16th December 2018 with fares starting from £17.99.

Tom Screen, Acting Aviation Director, Birmingham Airport said: “We are delighted that Wizz Air has decided to increase its presence at Birmingham Airport by adding flights to Cluj this winter. With strong load factors across all their existing Birmingham network, we are sure that Wizz Air’s sixth route from the Midlands will continue their success”.

Wizz Air

Wizz Air Chief Corporate Officer, Owain Jones, said: “Wizz Air continues to expand and invest in our UK operations, growing our network across the country. Cluj is an exciting new destination for our customers in the Midlands- the historic Transylvanian university city of culture and nightlife with a booming economy and easy access to the natural wonder of the Carpathian Mountains is an ideal choice for a city break with a difference. We’re proud that Wizz Air’s genuinely low fares give our UK customers the opportunity to explore many unique and interesting destinations and enjoy great service onboard one of Europe’s youngest and most efficient aircraft fleets.”

Connecting passengers to Cluj- Napaco the second most populous city in Romania it also gives passengers a gateway to Transylvania, a region whose beauty and mystery live up to its reputation. Cluj is also becoming a go to destination for Music and Film festivals along with Cluj being a go to destination for nature addicts and avid city explores with pretty sights, coffee and cocktails and a nature and urban development there is something for everyone

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