EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Wizz Air

Wizz Air

Geographic Location

Country: Romania
Location of affected unit(s): Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Iasi, Sibiu, and Timisoara


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51.10 - Passenger air transport
Number Employed: 1000
Group: Wizz Air

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 12-07-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 21-07-2022
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2022
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air is hiring 100 flight attendants in Romania. The recruitment is taking pace in Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj-Napoca, Craiova, Iasi, Sibiu, and Timisoara.

In Romania, Wizz Air has 28 bases and more than 1,000 employees, including 290 pilots and 740-cabin crew. During the pandemic 19% all company staff was made redundant (Wizz Air 2020 - WO).

The airline plans to reach 30,000 employees in the next ten years and 500 aircrafts. The company now employs 6,500 people globally. It flies to 197 destinations in 53 countries and has 41 operational bases in 18 countries.