A European low-cost airline is offering Ukrainians 100,000 free plane tickets from neighboring countries
Wizz Airis offering Ukrainians 100,000 free seats from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania to cities in Europe.
- Refugees must book through the company's dedicated rescue website and provide a passport or ID card number.
Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air is supporting Ukrainians by offering free seats and a cheap "rescue fare."
On Wednesday, Wizz announced it wants to help refugees escape the Russian invasion with 100,000 free flights throughout March. According to the airline's website, seats are available on flights from Ukraine's neighboring countries of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania to any city in continental Europe.
"Our hearts are with the Ukrainian people during this crisis," Wizz CEO József Váradi said. "We have already seen great
Flights to the three excluded destinations are €69.99 ($77.57). According to Wizz, flights must be booked through its dedicated rescue website and refugees must provide their Ukrainian passport or ID card number during booking and at check-in.
Included in the free and reduced fares is one carry-on bag measuring 40x30x20 centimeters.
"Customers are still encouraged to check our website, as lower fares may be available," Wizz said in a statement. "However, we want to ensure that all Ukrainian refugees have access to affordable
The aid includes ferrying safe water to affected areas and placing "health, hygiene, and emergency education supplies as close as possible to communities near the line of contact," UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell said in a statement.
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