Wizz Air will reduce capacity across its network from mid-January to mid-March due to global problems with Pratt & Whitney engines. As reported in September, RTX, an aerospace industry supplier and parent company of Pratt & Whitney, provides quality control for the engines installed in hundreds of aircraft around the world. These engines will need to be removed and inspected. As a result, Wizz Air will temporarily eliminate three of its routes from the former Yugoslavia, including Skopje-Luxembourg, Skopje-Bologna and Dortmund-Nis, during his two-month period, and the reduced flights will include Skopje, Belgrade, It will affect Nis, Ohrid and Pristina. . Skopje and Belgrade, both in the former Yugoslavia, will be the most affected as they have the largest number of flights.
Wizz Air plans to temporarily relocate two of its six Skopje-based aircraft from mid-January to mid-March. As a result, the two routes mentioned above have been temporarily suspended, with the Luxembourg route only being introduced last week. Additionally, more than 30 weekly flights have been removed from Skopje’s network. Flights to Basel and Memmingen will remain significantly reduced. In Belgrade, the low-cost airline plans to maintain its entire network, but will eliminate at least 15 weekly flights during the affected period and relocate one of its four aircraft for two months.
Skopje Base network revision
belgrade Base network revision
in NisThe airline will suspend flights to Dortmund for two months and reduce flights to Basel from three to two per week.in ohridflights to Vienna will be reduced from the originally planned four times a week to three times a week. pristina The airline will reduce its service to Memmingen from seven to five flights a week. Wizz Air previously said: “The company continues to take proactive steps to mitigate the financial and operational impact and intends to seek financial compensation from Pratt & Whitney.”