Business expansion
Yuzhna Bulgaria; Yugozapaden; Sofia (stolitsa)
Location of affected unit(s)
Bulgaria, Sofia & Varna
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.10 - Passenger air transport

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 June 2022
Employment effect (start)
2 June 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


Wizz Air, an Hungarian low cost passenger airline, plans to recruit 100 people in Bulgaria by 2022. Wizz Air accepts applications from people with previous experience as a cabin crew, as well as from those without any previous experience.

The expansion of Wizz Air's employee number will help the company to achieve its goal of operating 500 aircraft and 20,000 staff by 2030, and locally support the development of Bulgarian tourism and economy.

In 2021 Wizz Air employs 3960 people worldwide. Wizz Air plans to operate 500 aircrafts and carry over 100 million passengers per year by 2030. Currently the airline flies to 109 airports in 51 countries in Europe, Asia (mainly Middle East) and North Africa.



Eurofound (2022), Wizz Air, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 106943, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106943.