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ASM Instrumental in Warsaw Modlin Airport Success Story

Dépèche transmise le 1 février 2012 par PRNewswire

MANCHESTER, England, February 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Airport Strategy & Marketing [http://www.asm-global.com ] (ASM), a UBM Aviation [http://www.ubmaviation.com ] brand, revealed today its role in helping the new Warsaw Modlin Airport (Warsaw, Poland) land its first major scheduled airline, Wizz Air.

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At a press conference held this afternoon in Warsaw, Wizz Air announced their intention to base four A320 aircraft at the new airport as part of their development plans in Poland and the region. Serving 19 Destinations from Warsaw Modlin, it is expected that in the first year Wizz Air will handle more than 1.25 million passengers making this the largest ever route success for ASM on behalf of one of its airport clients and indeed for any consultancy in the area of air service development.

"Wizz Air's decision to base 4 aircraft at Warsaw Modlin Airport is evidence of the exciting potential that Warsaw Modlin offers airlines in Europe and globally," said Tony Griffin, Senior Vice President ASM. "ASM is delighted to have played its part in making this agreement happen, it really shows our team at its most effective, helping negotiate and deliver new routes on behalf of our airport client."

Piotr Okienczyc, President and CEO Warsaw Modlin Airport [http://www.modlinairport.pl ], says, "Our partnership with ASM has been invaluable in terms of securing the new routes with Wizz Air. ASM has played an instrumental part in the route development and marketing strategy for Warsaw Modlin Airport."

Just 35km north of the centre of Warsaw Modlin Airport is due to open in July 2012. More information on ASM's services can be found at http://www.asm-global.com.

Notes to Editors:

About ASM

Airport Strategy & Marketing [http://www.asm-global.com ] (ASM), established in 1993, is the only dedicated specialist consultancy in the field of route development for airports.

ASM contracted with Warsaw Modlin Airport [http://www.modlinairport.pl ] in April 2011 to bring to fruition the concept of a second Warsaw airport. Working with the airport management team to research and develop an ambitious route development strategy, ASM has been pivotal in the negotiations that will help establish Modlin Airport as a key European Low Cost Carrier hub.

For more information on ASM's global airport solutions visit http://www.asm-global.com.

About UBM Aviation

UBM Aviation [http://www.ubmaviation.com ], a UBM [http://www.ubm.com ] company, brings together buyers and sellers of air travel and transport through our portfolio of products and services. We specialize in the supply of data, analytics, consulting services, events and media related to the global aviation industry.

Our leading brands include the official provider of aviation data and analytics, OAG [http://www.oag.com ]; a leading provider of solutions for the air freight industry, OAG Cargo; [http://www.oagcargo.com ] the world-renowned provider of airport route development forums, marketing and networking events, Routes [http://www.routesonline.com ]; the leading route development consultancy firm, Airport Strategy & Marketing [http://www.asm-global.com ] (ASM); an international program of aviation exhibitions and conferences including the Airline Purchasing & Maintenance Expo [http://www.apmexpo.com ] and Conferences; and must-read aviation publications such as Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance [http://www.ubmaviationnews.com/Publications ] and Airline Fleet Management [http://www.ubmaviationnews.com/Publications/Airline-Fleet-Management ].

For more information, visit http://www.ubmaviation.com.

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