Low-cost carrier Wizz Air will stop flights to Chisinau from March 14



Hungarian low-cost carrier Airline Wizz Air announced on Monday its decision to temporarily halt flights to Chisinau from March 14, writes portal “Radio Liberty” .

The reason for this decision is the risks to flight safety in the airspace of Moldova. Civil aviation authorities of the Republic of Moldova called the airline’s decision “sudden and regrettable”. On this subject informs Reuters .

A representative of Wizz Air announced that the airport in the Romanian city of Iasi will be used instead of Chisinau airport. From there, planes will fly to Berlin, Barcelona, ​​Rome, London and other cities.

“The safety of passengers and crew remains Wizz Air’s top priority,” Wizz Air said in a statement. “In connection with recent events and the evolution of the situation in Moldova, the risk of flying in the airspace of this country is now defined as “increased”, but not “inevitable”, underlines the leadership of the airline Hungarian low-cost airline They described their decision as “difficult, but responsible”.

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Moldova, Nicu Popescu, said last Wednesday that his country was “ready for any threat”. According to the minister, there are fears that Russia is trying to destabilize Moldova.

Tensions between Russia and Moldova have escalated in recent months. Russian missiles targeting targets in Ukraine violated Moldovan airspace. At the same time, according to Reuters, the Kremlin is accused in Chisinau of inflating anti-government protests in Moldova. Moscow denies all charges.

Source: delfi

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