2. March 2022

Memmingen Airport as a hub for Ukrainian refugees

Wizz Air offers free flights from RomaniaMemmingen Airport is preparing to become a hub for Ukrainian refugees. The airline Wizz Air today announced 100,000 free tickets for Ukrainians wishing to fly out via neighbouring countries. There are currently seven routes between Romania and Memmingen that could be utilised to this end.“We will do everything we can to support our airline partner’s offer to provide 100,000 tickets free of charge to refugees from Ukraine,” explains Airport Managing Director, Ralf Schmid. Flights from Suceava and Iaşi, with their proximity to the Ukrainian border, are particularly suitable for this purpose. Memmingen Airport could become a hub in southern Germany. Importantly, refugees can use the seven Romanian routes to Memmingen. In addition to this, the airline is also offering special fares of EUR 29.99 to those affected who wish to travel with Wizz Air from Memmingen to another European destination.According to Wizz Air, Ukrainian refugees can book these flights at https://wizzair.com/#/rescue. The 100,000 free seats and special fares are available throughout March. Travellers must provide their Ukrainian passport or identity card when booking and present it later upon check-in. The city of Memmingen has set up a crisis team to support Ukrainian refugees at local level. It is also responsible for coordinating aid efforts or the Ukrainian twin city of Chernihiv.

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