The UAE carrier will fly to a total of 37 destinations from February 2022
UAE-based budget airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi – a joint venture established between ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings plc – has announced the addition of three new destinations to its network.
The airline’s four new Airbus A321neo aircraft will serve Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Yerevan (Armenia), and Krasnodar (Russia) from February 2022.
The move should help fuel growth markets for GCC travel sellers
Kees Van Schaick, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, commented: “We are ambitious and want to continue expanding our network to encourage tourism with affordable packages for all, and delighted to be announcing an additional three new routes.
“After a challenging and uncertain period, we look forward to connecting people to create great memories. We are also proud to have been the latest UAE national airline to launch, creating an exciting new travel segment for the UAE and wider region.”
According to GlobalData’s Q3 2021 Global Consumer survey, 53 percent of respondents said affordability was the biggest influencing factor when choosing a holiday
Since the inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to Athens in January 2021, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has brought a new budget travel option to the UAE, with 506 flights served in the fourth quarter of 2021 alone. With its socio-economic vision, it aims to enhance the development of the tourism sector by providing ultra-low-fares and access to new frontiers.
The airline is a member of the larger Wizz Air Group, which was recently ranked one of the top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2022, based on AirlineRating’s evaluation, and is the safest low-cost airline in the region.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi claims to have the lowest environmental footprint among its competitors in the region, supporting long-term sustainability. In line with public opinion, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has a young fleet composed of four brand new state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, offering the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint.
The airline is celebrated its one-year anniversary on 15 January 2022. To encourage travel in 2022, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is offering passengers an option to book tickets with WIZZ Flex, enabling them to can cancel their flight up to three hours before departure for free and receive 100% refund in airline credit.