Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Romania and other countries
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.10 - Passenger air transport

1,300 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
28 September 2017
Employment effect (start)
28 September 2017
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


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. 


  • 28 September 2017: Ziarul Financiar
  • 28 September 2017: Wall-Street.ro
  • 28 September 2017: Profit.ro
  • 29 September 2017: Romania Insider


Eurofound (2017), Wizz Air, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 92197, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92197.