Wizz Air to launch Sixth Direct Route Between Romania and Israel
A new route connecting Tel Aviv and Sibiu, Romania is set to begin operating in July
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Wizz Air is set to receive a one-time grant of $595,000 (500,000 Euros) from the Israeli Ministry of Tourism for launching the new route. Wizz Air currently operates 19 routes from Israel to 10 countries in Europe.