Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces initial network of 6 routes

posted on 13th July 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces initial network of 6 routes

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates announced that it will base two state-of-the-art brand new Airbus A321neo aircraft and start 6 highly anticipated routes from Abu Dhabi on 1 October 2020. Tickets are already on sale on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app with fares starting as low as AED 129 **.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the joint-venture established between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies, and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, has just received national carrier status from the UAE government subject to meeting regulatory standards prior to starting operations.

The highly refined and efficient low fare – low cost business model of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi aims at creating travel demand through market stimulation, generating growth for the tourism and service industries as well as contributing to Abu Dhabi’s economic diversity.

József Váradi, Chairman of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and CEO of Wizz Air Group said: “I am delighted to announce the initial network of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and reconfirm the start of its operations on 1 October. This announcement is the first step of a long and much awaited journey as we are dedicated to developing our presence in Abu Dhabi, contributing to Abu Dhabi’s economic diversity strategy while offering ever more affordable travel opportunities on our low fare network. We much appreciate the support we have been given by the government, its affiliated organizations and our local business partners in Abu Dhabi.

Our state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, as well as our enhanced protective measures will ensure the best possible sanitary conditions for travellers. Wizz Air is the lowest cost producer operating the youngest and economically most efficient fleet of aircraft with the lowest environmental footprint. I’m confident Wizz Air will make a profound impact on the United Arab Emirates’ economic development and the ramp up of its tourism industry.”

Shareef Al Hashmi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi International Airport. With the addition of the new airline, the number of destinations and connections passengers are able to access through Abu Dhabi continues to grow, demonstrating our commitment to enhancing our network and placing our customers first.

“In addition to implementing comprehensive health and safety measures across our airports, we have made a series of strategic investments to ensure our facilities and services make Abu Dhabi International Airport an optimal regional gateway for airlines from across the world. We look forward to welcoming departing and arriving passengers for their first Wizz Air Abu Dhabi flights.”

Together with the start of sales, the airline is also launching its Arabic website and Arabic mobile app to allow for its distinguished Arabic speaking passengers to easily search for and book tickets online.

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from**
Abu Dhabi – Kutaisi Thursday, Sunday 1 October 2020 129 AED
Abu Dhabi – Odesa Thursday, Sunday 1 October 2020 129 AED
Abu Dhabi – Alexandria Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 October 2020 129 AED
Abu Dhabi – Athens Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2 October 2020 129 AED
Abu Dhabi –  Larnaca Tuesday, Saturday 3 October 2020 129 AED
Abu Dhabi – Yerevan Tuesday, Saturday 3 October 2020 129 AED