The route will serve as a convenient option for religious tourists during the upcoming pilgrimage season
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has commenced operations on its new Abu Dhabi-Madinah route with a daily flight between the UAE capital and the city in Saudi Arabia, which is a centre of Islamic culture and a popular destination for religious tourists.
Flight 5W 7125 departs from Abu Dhabi every day at 06:20 and lands in Madinah at 08.35. Flight 5W 7126 then takes off from Madinah at 9:15and land back in Abu Dhabi at 12:40.
Fares to Madinah start as from as low as US$60 and tickets are on sale now via the carrier’s website and the Wizz Air mobile app.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi managing director Johan Eidhagen said: “Saudi Arabia boasts an eclectic mix of travel opportunities and we are delighted to boost Saudi tourism with ultra-low-fares to Madinah.
"We're committed to strengthening connectivity between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, with unique travel experiences awaiting adventurous travellers across our ever-expanding network.”
Tibah Airports Operations Company operates the Prince Mohammad International Airport in Madinah. Tibah Airports Operations Company managing director Sofiene Abdessalem added: “We are pleased that Wizz Air has joined our airline network with daily flights between Madinah and Abu Dhabi.
"This demonstrates Tibah Airports Operation Company's commitment and strategy to expand travel options, strengthen the global connectivity of Madinah Airport, one of the kingdom’s main gateways, and provide convenient and affordable travel alternatives for our customers.”
For more information, visit www.wizzair.com