Wizz Air takes off for Russia from London Luton Airport
On October 1, Wizz Air has launched two routes from its London Luton base to the Russian cities of Moscow and St Petersburg.
From the beggining of October, the carrier is the sole British airline directly connecting passengers from London to St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia that boasts scenic canals and baroque architecture.
Owain Jones, managing director of Wizz Air UK, said: “We are thrilled to offer our UK passengers the opportunity to experience Russia’s major cities. Wizz Air is delighted to continually offer our customers more opportunities to discover new and exciting destinations across Europe and further afield and look forward to welcoming passengers travelling to Russia on-board our aircraft fleet.”
Jonathan Pollard, chief commercial officer, London Luton Airport, added: “We’re really excited to be launching these two fabulous destinations, making Russia the 44th country to be connected with London Luton Airport.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.