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Wizzair introduces 19th new route: Eindhoven - Kaunas, Lithuania

Eindhoven, 23rd March 2016

Wizz Air today announced it will run flights between Eindhoven Airport and Kaunas International, Lithuania from September of this year. Kaunas will join Vilnius to become the second Lithuanian city served by Wizzair from Eindhoven airport.  

Flights from Eindhoven to Kaunas will take place twice a week on Thursdays and Sundays using the ultra-modern and quiet Airbus A320 that has room for up to 180 passengers. The route will go into operation on 22 September 2016. Kaunas represents the nineteenth Wizzair destination served from Eindhoven Airport, and the third new destination the airline has introduced so far this year, after  Lublin in Poland and Timisoara in Romania.


The city of Kaunas is home to 370,000 inhabitants, making it the second largest city in Lithuania. As the country's former capital, Kaunas boasts an eventful history, still visible in landmarks such as Kaunas Castle, the baroque church of St. Francis Xavier built in 1666, and the city hall, which dates from 1542. Kaunas also counts numerous museums and theatres which reflect the city's vibrant cultural life. Kaunas also represents an important business destination, where the food industry forms a particularly key economic pillar for the area.

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Wizz Air flies to the following destinations in Central and Eastern Europe from Eindhoven Airport: Riga (Latvia), Vilnius, Kaunas (Lithuania), Gdansk, Katowice, Wroclaw, Poznań, Warsaw, Lublin (Poland), Brno (the Czech Republic), Budapest, Debrecen (Hungary), Belgrade (Serbia), Tuzla (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Skopje (Macedonia), Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timişoara (Romania) and Sofia (Bulgaria).

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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.


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