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.
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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Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands with over 6 million passengers in 2018. The airport serves Brainport region and connects it with Europe and makes the region internationally accessible in balance with surroundings. The convenience for the passenger comes from the airport Álways Easy’ strategy. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 80 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. With 2000 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. Business responsibility is part of our DNA. Continuously we pay attention to the balance between international connectivity, the environment, sustainability and the quality of live. The owners of Eindhoven Airport NV are the Schiphol Group, the province Noord-Brabant and Eindhoven city.