Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces new route to Turkish capital Ankara

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces new route to Turkish capital Ankara

The UAE carrier has also added a new Airbus A321neo aircraft to its fleet

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, a low-cost UAE-based airline, has announced plans to launch a new route to the Turkish capital of Ankara.

Flights to Ankara will start from 19 January 2023 and will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Fares for the Abu Dhabi-Ankara flights will start from AED149 (US$40.5) one way.

The airline has also expanded its fleet, adding a fifth Airbus A321neo aircraft.

Commenting on the news, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi managing director Michael Berlouis said: “We look forward to expanding Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operations even further by adding Ankara to our ever-growing network. The new route will be operated by our fifth state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, which has been added to our fleet."

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi aims to play a pivotal role in contributing to the growth of the UAE’s travel and tourism sector.

Berlouis added: “This falls in line with our expansion plans and our commitment to provide the travel market with affordable options for travellers to explore an eclectic mix of new destinations.”

Launched in January 2021, the airline now flies to more than 36 destinations within a five-hour flight time radius of Abu Dhabi.


Wizz Air Abu Dhabi currently provides low fare travel options to destinations including Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Amman (Jordan), Ankara (Turkey), Aqaba (Jordan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia), Dammam (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait City (Kuwait), Kutaisi (Georgia), Manama (Bahrain), Male (Maldives), Muscat (Oman), Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan), Salalah (Oman), Santorini (Greece), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia).

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