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A joint venture created between the Hungarian low-cost carrier and Abu Dhabi state holding company ADQ, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, is set to commence operations on 1 October, 2020.
The airline will begin with services on six new routes connecting Abu Dhabi with Europe and Egypt. The destinations from the capital of the UAE are to: Alexandria, Athens, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates announced today that it will base two state-of-the-art brand new Airbus A321neo aircraft and start 6 highly anticipated routes from #AbuDhabi on 1 October 2020. pic.twitter.com/iXYwIycpMf
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As for now, the airline will begin flying with two Airbus A321neo aircraft. In course of six months, the fleet is expected to be expanded to six planes.
“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 [the emirate’s] economic diversity strategy while offering ever more affordable travel opportunities on our low fare network,” said Jozsef Varadi, chairman of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and chief executive of the Wizz Air Group.