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Wizz Air and partners offer an additional 4,500 free tickets for Ukrainian war refugees traveling to the UK

Vilnius, June 22 d. Wizz Air, in partnership with Choose Love, The Shapiro Foundation, The Steve Morgan Foundation and USPUK, continues to contribute support to the war-torn Ukrainian population. The airline is extending the initiative and offering refugees an extra 4,500 free tickets * to travel to the UK by the end of June this year.

Ukrainian war refugees have already been able to apply for 10,000 free Wizz Air tickets * and travel to the UK from 14 May. until June 15. This initiative is being extended until the end of June this year in order to increase the number of refugees from Ukraine’s neighboring countries – Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia – in the United Kingdom. With this assistance, the company is contributing to the “Homes for Ukraine” visa system set up by the UK government.

The government of the country on June 14. issued to Ukrainians more than 88 thousand. visas under the Homes for Ukraine visa scheme. More than 51,800 refugees have arrived in the UK, and the number is expected to rise in the coming weeks as a result of the extended initiative.

Joseph Varadi, CEO of Wizz Air, welcomes the continued collaboration: “We continue to offer free tickets to Ukrainian war refugees and contribute to support. In this difficult time, we want to support the people of Ukraine and take care of their free, safe and hospitable travel. “

Edward Shapiro, head of the Shapiro Foundation, estimates that more than 5,000 Ukrainians have taken advantage of the initiative in the past month. “As we monitor the situation in Ukraine, we appreciate Wizz Air’s commitment to continuing to help war refugees reach the United Kingdom safely,” said Shapiro.

Wizz Air free tickets are available for a total of 61 flights from Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia to the United Kingdom. The offer includes one piece of hand luggage and checked baggage (up to 32 kg) per person. The full list of routes can be found below:

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Flights from:

Flights to:

Bucharest

Birmingham

Bucharest

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Bucharest

Edinburgh

Bucharest

London (Gatwick Airport)

Bucharest

Liverpool

Bucharest

London (Luton Airport)

Warsaw

Birmingham

Warsaw

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Warsaw

Edinburgh

Warsaw

Liverpool

Warsaw

London (Luton Airport)

Gdansk

Aberdynas

Gdansk

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Gdansk

Edinburgh

Gdansk

Liverpool

Gdansk

London (Luton Airport)

Krokuva

Birmingham

Krokuva

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Krokuva

London (Luton Airport)

Katowice

Bristolis

Katowice

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Katowice

Liverpool

Katowice

London (Luton Airport)

Lublin

London (Luton Airport)

Zymans

London (Luton Airport)

Poznan

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Poznan

London (Luton Airport)

Rzeszow

London (Luton Airport)

Wroclaw

Birmingham

Wroclaw

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Wroclaw

London (Luton Airport)

Bratislava

London (Luton Airport)

Košice

London (Luton Airport)

Poprad

London (Luton Airport)

Budapest

Birmingham

Budapest

Edinburgh

Budapest

London (Gatwick Airport)

Budapest

Liverpool

Budapest

London (Luton Airport)

Debrecen

London (Luton Airport)

bake

Liverpool

bake

London (Luton Airport)

Cluj

Birmingham

Cluj

Doncaster (Sheffield Airport)

Cluj

London (Luton Airport)

Constance

London (Luton Airport)

Krajova

Birmingham

Krajova

London (Luton Airport)

Jasai

Liverpool

Jasai

London (Luton Airport)

Satu Marė

London (Luton Airport)

Sibiu

London (Luton Airport)

Suceava

London (Luton Airport)

Timisoara

London (Luton Airport)

Transylvania

London (Luton Airport)

Burgas

London (Luton Airport)

Plovdivas

London (Luton Airport)

Sofia

London (Luton Airport)

Sofia

London (Gatwick Airport)

Varna

Liverpool

Varna

London (Luton Airport)

* Free tickets:

Free tickets are valid as long as there are seats available for selected flights running until June 30, 2022. The offer includes one piece of hand luggage (dimensions: 40x30x20cm) and one piece of checked baggage (up to 32 kg.). The price only applies to orders placed through https://wizzair.com/#/rescue.

Apie Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the fastest growing and most sustainable low-cost airline in Europe, operating a fleet of 154 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft. The company’s team of aviation professionals ensures the highest quality services and extremely low ticket prices. For these reasons, the financial year F22, which ended in 2022, On March 31, Wizz Air raised $ 27.1 million. passengers. The company’s shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange under the WIZZ brand. Airlineratings.com, the only safety and product rating agency in the world, has recently ranked the company in the top ten safest airlines, and ATW has been named Airline of the Year 2020, the highest rating an airline or individual can receive for excellent performance, innovation and the highest level of service.

Apie „Choose Love“

Choose Love – supports refugees and people who are forced to leave their homes in 22 countries around the world due to certain circumstances. They are currently working with 51 local partners across Ukraine to fund emergency medical care, food, shelter, support for LGBTQIA + organizations and special support for the BIPOC community. Their campaign has so far raised more than 7 million. euros. More information: https://chooselove.org/.

Apie „The Shapiro Foundation“

The Shapiro Foundation – helping the world’s most vulnerable: 70.8 million refugees, people forced to flee their homes and asylum seekers. The aim of the fund is to develop partnerships on five continents, to help people in the most extreme situations and to actively seek resettlement opportunities for people in need. More information: https://theshapirofoundation.org/.

Apie „The Steve Morgan Foundation“

The Steve Morgan Foundation is set up to support projects that help children and families, people with a physical or learning disability, the elderly or those who are disadvantaged in North Wales, Merseyside and Cheshire. More information: https://stevemorganfoundation.org.uk/.

About USPUK

USPUK is a charity based in London, United Kingdom. It has a team of lawyers, businessmen, journalists, technology, employment and financial experts who want to help Ukrainians fleeing the war in Ukraine and want to travel to the UK under the Home for Ukraine scheme. The charity works closely with the UK Government’s Home for Ukraine program and other trusted charities and voluntary organizations. In Poland They have put together a separate Ukrainian team in Warsaw and Krakow. More information: https://www.uspuk.org/.

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Notes to editors:

  • All Wizz Air flights are operated with Airbus A320 seats with 180 seats, A321 seats with 230 seats, Airbus A320neo aircraft with 186 seats and Airbus A321neo aircraft with 239 seats.
  • Wizz Air has an improved hygiene system. For example, passengers must wear face masks, cabin crew must wear masks and gloves, all purchases on the aircraft are requested to be made using contactless means, passengers are required to keep a physical distance, all services are recommended to be booked and purchased online before flight, etc.
  • The HEPA filters installed in all Wizz Air aircraft filter out 99.97% of viruses and bacteria from the air. In addition, all aircraft are cleaned daily according to a strict schedule, regularly disinfected with the most effective antiviral solution on the market, and additionally disinfected overnight with the same solution.
  • To ensure the health and safety of passengers and crew, Wizz Air has introduced a new system of hygiene requirements. Click hereto watch a new Wizz Air video on health and safety.
  • The aircraft, crew photos and logos for use can be found here: http://wizzair.com/en-GB/press

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