Published on : Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Wizz Air recently confirmed that its new base at Cardiff Airport will start operations on Friday, July 30. The news comes as the Welsh government announces that fully vaccinated travellers returning from amber list countries will not have to quarantine from July 19 onwards.
The new base will be operating routes to Alicante, Corfu, Faro, Heraklion, Palma de Mallorca, Larnaca and Tenerife, with flights to Lanzarote planned to start in October and Sharm el-Sheikh in November. Welsh customers and those from south-west England will be able to take advantage of ultra-low fares on direct flights to sunshine destinations from Cardiff Airport for the first time.
Owain Jones, Managing Director, Wizz Air UK, said that the Wizz Air team welcomes the announcement from the Welsh government that it will scrap quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers returning to Wales from amber list countries. He mentioned that the airline have been busy planning the start its new base at Cardiff Airport and are excited to be launching flights to seven sunshine destinations just in time for the summer holiday season.