Formed and started operations in 2005. Subsidiary of Wizz Air (WZZ), Budapest, Hungary. Domestic, regional, & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
Sofia AIrport Area
1540 Sofia, Bulgaria
Bulgaria (Republic of Bulgaria) was established in 1878 and covers an area of 110,994 sq km, with a population of 9.2 million. The capital city is Sofia and the official language is Bulgarian.
December 2005: Wizz Air (WZZ) launches subsidiary, Wizz Air Bulgaria (WVL) in Sofia Bulgaria. Operates A320-232 (2571, LZ-WZA), (WZZ) wet-leased.
June 2007: Wizz Air Bulgaria (WVL) will launch 2x-weekly, Sofia - Dortmund service from October 29. It will be (WVL)'s 3rd route from the Bulgarian capital.
March 2008: Wizz Air Bulgaria (WVL) will launch Sofia - Brussels Charleroi on July 24, bringing to eight, the number of destinations served from the Bulgarian capital.
June 2008: Wizz Air Bulgaria (WVL) is a division of Wizz Air (WZZ), Hungary, operating A320s from the mainline fleet on low-fare services out of Bulgaria.
The USA (FAA) announced that Bulgaria has been raised to a Category 1 safety rating from the Category 2 imposed in September 2003. It said Bulgaria was in compliance with (ICAO) standards in a January reassessment.
October 2011: Wizz Air Bulgaria (WVL) is a division of Wizz Air (WZZ) Hungary, operating low fare services out of Bulgaria.
Prent organization/shareholders: Wizz Air (WZZ), Hungary (100%).
(IATA) Code: 8Z. (ICAO) Code: WVL.
Main Base: Sofia International airport (SOF).