Great hopes for the UK
Wizz Air UK recently informed Simple Flying about the many opportunities that exist in the UK. Overall, he has ambitious plans to capture the low-cost market here.
Late last year the company announced it was opening a base at Cardiff Airport in Wales. It was the airline’s fourth UK base opening, joining the ranks of Gatwick, Luton and Doncaster Sheffield. Today, the company shows that it is keen to continue its momentum with domestic flights from two of these airports.
Two services to Jersey will be launched from Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff on July 9. These will be bi-weekly flights operating on Mondays and Fridays.
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A word from the airline
Wizz Air UK Managing Director Owain Jones spoke about the launch of this service to Jersey. He highlighted the wonders of the Channel Islands with this movement.
“The Wizz Air UK team is working hard to ensure summer 2021 is not canceled, continuing to offer low cost flights to the destinations our UK customers love to travel to. After an extremely difficult year, we know our clients are looking to get away from it all to sunbathe and relax. Jersey has it all: deserted beaches, natural beauty and a rich history ”, Jones said in a statement.
“We look forward to offering our customers in Doncaster Sheffield and Cardiff, where we will soon be opening our new base, the opportunity to explore Jersey and the surrounding Channel Islands. The Wizz Air UK crew will welcome passengers aboard our young and eco-friendly aircraft to provide the excellent on-board service we are known for. “
Besides the natural sites, Jersey has an interesting heritage, which understands its importance during the Second World War. For example, an underground hospital complex was built during the war.
A refined approach
Wizz Air is joining British Airways with this Jersey goal following the announcement by the UK’s national airline of a new service from London City Airport in early spring. Jersey has long been a hotspot for tourism. Notably, it was a target town for Flybe, who also took off to neighboring Guernsey. There are only a handful of places UK travelers can jump with minimal restrictions currently amid the government’s traffic light system and overseas requirements.
However, since the Channel Islands are part of the common travel area with the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Isle of Man, passengers do not need to take a coronavirus test or put on in quarantine on arrival in England. So it’s no surprise that airlines want to increase their services to Jersey amid the ongoing restrictions on the continents.
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