Wizz Air opened on Thursday its eighth operational base in Cluj, Central Romania which holds an new Airbus A320 plane and local crew members, a press release of the company shows. This is the second operational base of the company in Romania.

Moreover, the company launched its first flights from Cluj to Valencia and Milan, with a three times a week frequency. Wizz Air chief operating officer Luke Farajalah declared that the company's objective for this year was to transport 300,000 passengers to and from Cluj.

Wizz Air entered the Romanian market in July 2006 and located its operational base in Bucharest on June 2007. Currently, the company holds its second operational base at Cluj where it offers 17 routes to 10 important European cities.