Wizz Air was the busiest at Pristina Airport in 2023 as Europe’s three leading low-cost carriers handled the bulk of the transport, despite heavy use of tour operators using ACMI providers. It became an airline. Wizz Air welcomed 526,572 passengers on its Pristina operation, improving its performance by 27% year-on-year. The company also handled 253,282 passengers in 2019, exceeding pre-pandemic traffic levels. GP Aviation, which transports customers on behalf of tour operators, overtook easyJet to be the second busiest airline, with 438,692 travelers in third place, an increase of 6.6% on 2023. Eurowings handles 314,080 passengers, establishing itself as the fourth busiest company.
Top 10 busiest airlines at Pristina Airport in 2023
Wizz Air had originally targeted 600,000 travelers with its Pristina service in 2023, but fell short of that number after canceling flights to Basel and Baden-Baden on August 31 last year. Currently, we maintain five routes from the city. Wizz Air President Robert Carey previously said: Part of our job is to add as many new destinations as possible. We would like to establish a base here in the future. ”
At Pristina Airport, tickets sold through low-cost airlines and tour operators once again played a leading role, making 2023 the busiest year on record. Turkish Airlines is once again the busiest legacy carrier in Pristina, handling 216,844 passengers on flights from Istanbul last year. Austrian Airlines followed with 133,596 passengers, followed by Swiss International Airlines with 36,918 passengers on its operation between Geneva and Pristina. Pristina Airport will continue to expand in 2024 due to the recent European visa liberalization for Kosovar passport holders, the opening of Aruba Wings hubs, the arrival of Air Baltic, and the introduction of new routes by Pegasus Airlines, Sun Express and Norwegian We’re poised for another record-setting year. .