Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, announced that it will launch new routes, including from Abu Dhabi to Athens on October 2.
The airline is a joint venture between the Hungarian budget airline and Abu Dhabi state holding company ADQ.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will base two brand new, state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft in Abu Dhabi, with an initial network of six new routes to Alexandria, Athens, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan.
József Váradi, Wizz Air’s Chief Executive Officer said: “I am delighted to announce the initial network of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi and reconfirm the start of its operations on 1 October. 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 Abu Dhabi’s economic diversity strategy while offering ever more affordable travel opportunities on our low fare network. We much appreciate the support we have been given by the government, its affiliated organisations and our local business partners in Abu Dhabi."
According to the schedule, the Abu Dhabi-Athens route will fly three times a week (every Monday, Wednesday and Friday).
The airline also underscored its hygiene measures to reassure travellers, highlighting protocols such as mandatory face masks for cabin crew and passengers, as well as aircraft disinfection procedures.
"Our state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, as well as our enhanced protective measures will ensure the best possible sanitary conditions for travellers. Wizz Air is the lowest cost producer operating the youngest and economically most efficient fleet of aircraft with the lowest environmental footprint. I’m confident Wizz Air will make a profound impact on the United Arab Emirates’ economic development and the ramp up of its tourism industry," he added