Category Archives: International

Wizz Air opens Belgrade base.

Bases an A320 to operate new destinations from Belrade.

Hungarian low cost airline Wizz Air started it’s operations out of Belgrade on May 10 2010, when starting a flight to London Luton four times weekly, later adding in June flights from Dortmund three times a week. Flights to Malmö and Rome Fiumiciono began same year in the middle of December.

Last week however, the airport became a designated base with Wizz Air basing a designated A320 at Belgrade with the introduction of five new destinations, with: Brussels South, Charleroi (CRL), EIndhoven (EIN) in the Netherlands, Gothenburg City Airport (GSE), MEmmingen (FMM) In Bavaria, Germany, as well as the Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) airport in Sweden.

Wizz Air opens up it’s Belgrade base.

Wizz Air Launches flights from Macedonia

Wizz Air, the largest low fare – low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced at a press conference today that it would enter the Macedonian market by opening a new route from Skopje to London-Luton, as of 20 June. The flight will be operated initially three times a week.

József Váradi, Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air said: “As the first low cost carrier in the country, Wizz Air is delighted to offer its services to the Macedonian passengers, who can now enjoy our truly affordable fares coupled with great travel experience all along their journey. Our market entry will boost the passenger traffic and will have an accelerator effect on the local businesses and employment as well. ”
Murat Örnekol, Chief Operations Officer of TAV Airports stated: “We are excited to have Wizz Air, the largest CEE airline, entering Macedonia, and cooperating with Alexander The Great airport in Skopje, operated by TAV, a major global airport company. Our passengers will have the pleasure of cost effective and comfortable flights and we are looking forward to seeing increased passenger traffic.”
All the flights are on sale on wizzair.com with fares starting from as low as EUR 34,99 (one way, all inclusive).
Wizz Air Press Release (www.wizzair.com)

Hungarian company brings 3D to Las Vegas

As 3D TV believers keep growing, the technical aspects of the 3D TV still has some missing elements.  There’s not enough content, and most people would opt for not wearing glasses for the sake of the 3D experience.  At the CES, the Hungarian company iPont Kft is showing its solutions for exactly these issues.

The 3D is quite popular at the movies, but these films are still not able to break into peoples living room.
One of the minor, of several reasons for this is that the 3D TVs are more expensive than the ones thar are not.  This is because people have always bought expensive, unrelated to weather they were 3D or not, when it comes to viewer comfort, this becomes a new issue.  For viewing 3D movies, you will have to wear 3D glasses, some think they look ridiculous and most think of them as uncomfortable.

Hungarian company iPont, brought 3D content and players to the CES that are viewable withouth 3D glasses.

Korcsok Zoltán, CEO of iPont, says that they are presenting the concept of a product that is ment for the end user of the product, and that they are expecting the interest of large producers.  Adding, that even before the exhibit they received interest from a major television producer.  They are also expecting interest from others, such as TV networks, film studios, cinema chains as well as sport bars.

The device presented is capable of letting the viewer watch channels intended for 3D viewing, withouth 3D glasses.