EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wizz Air

Wizz Air

Geographic Location

Country: World
Location of affected unit(s): Romania and other countries


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.10 - Passenger air transport
Group: Wizz Air

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-09-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 28-09-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2018
Planned Job Creation: 1300

Additional Information

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air is looking to fill 1,300 new positions for cabin crew and pilots. The company is expanding its business and its recruiting staff from 25 countries, including Romania. The airline plans to reach a total workforce of 4,500 employees by the end of 2018.

400 recruiting sessions will be organised and three of them will be in Romania, namely in Bucuresti, Cluj and Iasi.

Wizz Air currently has 550 operating routes and 28 air bases.