Wizz Air A320. Courtesy, Airbus Hungarian-based Wizz Air (W6) announced it will invest HUF25 billion ($100 million) into expanding its Budapest operations after state-owned Malev Hungarian Airlines ceased operations Friday (ATW Daily News, Feb. 6). W6 said it will add two Airbus A320s at the base in March, representing a 66% increase in capacity. It expects yearly passengers carried to reach 2 million—up 42.9% over its previous estimate of 1.4 million. It will also launch ...

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