Wizz Air has announced a new four times weekly service to Iasi in Romania from London Southend airport.

Iasi is regarded as the cultural capital of Romania and is located in the region on Moldavia. Dubbed the city of ‘City of a Hundred Churches’, from neo-gothic Palace of Culture to the 17th century Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs.

Owain Jones, MD, Wizz Air UK said: “We are delighted to add another exciting route to a perfect city break destination. Iasi is a lively Eastern Romanian city, packed with cultural delights and nature attractions, and is the newest destination in Wizz Air’s extensive network from the UK. We are thrilled to offer our customers even more opportunities to discover unique destinations across Europe and beyond alongside low fares and a high quality on-board service. The Wizz team looks forward to welcoming customers old and new on-board Europe’s greenest fleet.”

Glyn Jones, CEO of Stobart Aviation, said: “It is fantastic news that Wizz Air is immediately looking to grow the number of routes it is operating from our quick and easy airport, London Southend. The initial flights which start this month have already proved popular, and passengers will have even more choice in terms of flying to Central and Eastern Europe next Summer. With our own railway station just 100 paces from the terminal door, up to six trains an hour into London, and our award-winning customer service, we expect demand for flights to Romania and Lithuania to continue to grow.”


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