Wizz Air introduces Skopje flights from Ljubljana Airport

Zg. Brnik, 28. 9. 2023 -  Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the most environmentally sustainable airline globally*, is expanding the flight offer from Ljubljana Airport. Yesterday, on September 27, the airline introduced a new connection to Skopje, that will be operated twice weekly, every Wednesday and Sunday. Skopje is already the 23rd regular flight connection available in the summer schedule from Ljubljana Airport. In the middle of September, the 900,000th passenger took off from Ljubljana Airport. Until the end of the year we expect to handle more than 1.2 million passengers to travel to/from Ljubljana Airport.

Yesterday the low-cost carrier Wizz Air established a new connection from Ljubljana Airport. The carrier will be offering year-round flights  twice per week, every Wednesday and Sunday, operated by a 230-seater Airbus A321. From Ljubljana Airport Wizz Air is also flying to London Luton. Together with the new connection to Skopje, five destinations are offered by low cost carriers. Besides the two already mentioned from Wizz Air, passengers can also choose to fly with Transavia to Amsterdam, Transavia France to Paris and easyJet to London Gatwick.  

Flight tickets to Skopje can be reserved on the airline's website wizzair.com already from EUR 24,99 for one-way ticket.  

»We are very pleased to welcome a new and already the fifth low-cost connection in the flight network of Ljubljana Airport. Skopje has been recovered after four years and we are convinced, that the attractive flight offers of Wizz Air will have many passengers discovering this charming destination. After 900,000 handled passengers in the middle of September we anticipate to welcome the millionth in October, and until the end of the year over 1.2 million passengers will travel through Ljubljana Airport,«  said  Dr. Babett Stapel, the Managing Director of Fraport Slovenija  with the establishment of the new connection.



»We are delighted to add the second route to Slovenia to our network. We are proud to be a leading airline in Central and Eastern Europe with a vast network spanning across almost 200 destinations in over 50 countries. Focused on continuous growth, we stay committed to providing our passengers with unparalleled connectivity and travel experiences, and I am very happy to welcome first passengers from Liubljana to Skopje on WIZZ flights,«  commented  Tamara Nikiforova, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air Group.



Altogether  19 regular airlines are offering 23 connections  in the summer schedule, with the below number of frequencies:  

  • Air Serbia  twice daily to  Belgrade  and twice weekly to  Niš,
  • Aegean Airlines  twice weekly to  Athens,
  • Brussels Airlines  six times weekly to  Brussels,
  • flydubai  four times weekly to  Dubai,
  • Finnair  four times weekly to  Helsinki,
  • Lufthansa  up to three times daily to  Frankfurt  and daily to  Munich,
  • Turkish Airlines  up to twice daily to  Istanbul,
  • easyJet  up to six times weekly to  London, Gatwick,
  • British Airways  six times weekly to  London Heathrow,
  • Wizz Air  three times weekly to  London, Luton  and two times weekly to  Skopje.
  • Transavia  up to four times weekly to  Amsterdam,
  • Transavia France  twice weekly to  Paris, Orly,
  • Air France  eleven times weekly to  Paris,Israir/El Al/Sundor  up to five times weekly to  Tel Aviv,
  • Air Montenegro  three times weekly to  Podgorica  and four times weekly to  Tivat  (exchanging connections),
  • LOT Polish Airlines  nine times weekly to  Warsaw,
  • Luxair  twice weekly to  Luxembourg,
  • SWISS Airlines  eleven times weekly to  Zurich  and
  • GP Aviation  twice weekly to  Pristina.


AirBaltic  has recently announced to establish a new connection in the next summer schedule. From May 2024 the airline will be flying twice weekly to  Riga  from Ljubljana Airport.   

From January to August, 2023, 832,000 passengers travelled through Ljubljana Airport, which is  32 % more than in comparable period last year. In August, more than 146,000 were handled, almost 20 % more than in August 2022. On September 14, just on the day the new route to Luxembourg was established, already the 900,000th passenger took off from Ljubljana Airport. We expect to handle more than 1,2 million passengers by the end of 2023.  

*According to CAPA - Centre for Aviation Awards for Excellence 2022.


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