Wizz Air Receives Fifth and Final Airbus Aircraft on Order with SMBC

SMBC Aviation Capital delivered one Airbus A321-200 aircraft equipped with two IAE V2533-A5 engines to Wizz Air.

The delivery occurred while the aircraft and associated engines were located at the Airbus facility in Hamburg, Germany.

This is the fifth and final delivery to Wizz Air as part of a five aircraft sale and leaseback transaction.

Wizz Air launched its inaugural flight on May 19, 20004 from Katowice, Poland. Today it offers over 600 routes from 25 bases in the region: Vienna in Austria; Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Sofia and Varna in Bulgaria; Kutaisi in Georgia; Budapest and Debrecen in Hungary; Riga in Latvia; Vilnius in Lithuania; Skopje in North Macedonia; Chisinau in Moldova; Katowice, Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan and Wroclaw in Poland; Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Iasi, Sibiu and Timisoara in Romania; Belgrade in Serbia; London Luton in United Kingdom; and Kyiv in Ukraine. Wizz Air was named 2016 Value Airline of the Year by industry magazine Air Transport World.

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