Wizz Air (W6, Budapest) has announced it would close its base at Poznan in western Poland effective March 30, 2019, with the onset of the Summer 2019 season. The Hungarian LCC will simultaneously drop five routes currently served out of Poznan.

Following the closure of the base, Wizz Air will terminate services to each of Dortmund, Reykjavik Keflavik, Birmingham Int'l, Malmö, and Stockholm Skavsta. The remaining six routes currently operated by the LCC will continue to be served; this includes services to each of London Luton, Paris Beauvais, Eindhoven, Doncaster/Sheffield, Oslo Torp, and Kiev Igor Sikorsky.

Wizz Air currently bases two A320-200s out of Poznan. It has already announced that one of the Airbus twinjets would be relocated to Gdansk from where it will launch a new routes to Kharkiv starting October 28 and Bremen Hans Koschnick, Kutaisi and Oslo Gardermoen starting April 2 and 4 respectively. Also starting April 2019, it will replace all remaining A320-200 aircraft based in Warsaw Chopin with 230-seat A321-200s.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, Wizz Air currently has a 25.6% market share by capacity at Poznan, slightly less than Ryanair (FR, Dublin Int'l).

The Hungarian LCC opened its Poznan base in 2008 and was the first carrier to base an aircraft out of this airport. Subsequently, Ryanair, Enter Air, and Ryanair Sun each established bases in Poznan.

In Poland, Wizz Air also maintains bases at Gdansk, Katowice, Warsaw Chopin, and Wroclaw. It has recently closed its base at Lublin.