Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced three new routes connecting the UAE capital to Belgrade, Sohag and Luxor.
Fares to Luxor start from 129 dirhams ($35) with Sohag flights from 179 dirhams and Belgrade from 199 dirhams, it said on Monday
“The new connection between the capital of the United Arab Emirates and these three new cities within Europe and the Middle East will continue to stimulate air traffic demand and support the growth of Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector and economic agenda,” said Kees Van Schaick, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.
Regional airlines are gradually adding new capacity as vaccinations programs are rolled out worldwide and more people resume flying.
The airline is a joint venture between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies and Wizz Air Holdings, the fastest growing European airline which operates a fleet of 137 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.
On 12 December 2019, it was announced by the airline that it would be setting up a new subsidiary, based at Abu Dhabi International Airport, offering low cost flights from the airport to tap into growth markets across the Middle East, Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
In July 2020, Wizz Air, announced its initial route network launching 6 destinations from its base in Abu Dhabi.
In an interview, Jozsef Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air said that the airline’s fleet could grow to 100 aircraft in the next 15 years.
On 15 January 2021, first its flight departed from Abu Dhabi to Athens.
On its website, the airline says: Wizz Air, the largest low fare – low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, flies to and from Abu Dhabi airport and offers cheap flights to Budapest, Bucharest and Sofia. Our hotel and car rental providers have a wide selection of cheap hotels and car rental to make your trip complete.