European Low Cost Airline Wizz Air to Launch Flights to Abu Dhabi

A Wizz Air passenger plane. Asharq Al-Awsat file photo
A Wizz Air passenger plane. Asharq Al-Awsat file photo

Wizz Air; the largest low-cost airline in central and eastern Europe announced five new lost cost routes. This will be from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) starting June.

The routes will connect Abu Dhabi with Budapest and Bucharest from June 2020; besides, with Cluj-Napoca, Katowice and Sofia from September 2020. This is subject to aviation resuming in the respective countries, the airline said.

Sunday's announcement came after an agreement in March; it also formalized the establishment of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi as a local airline based in Abu Dhabi. This is also in partnership between ADQ and Wizz Air.

"These new routes positively reflect the industry's resilience and its capability to continue pushing forward. This is also with bold plans that will stimulate consumer demand and the sustained recovery of the aviation market," said Shareef Al Hashmi, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Airports.

"Today's announcement underpins our long term dedication to bringing low fares combined with a high quality onboard experience to ever more customers in Abu Dhabi," CEO of Wizz Air Holdings Jozsef Varadi said Sunday.

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