Abu Dhabi - Athens, the first route on which Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will fly
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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the new national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has confirmed that Athens will be the first destination in the portfolio. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is a joint venture of ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings plc.
Flights will start from Abu Dhabi International Airport on January 15, 2021. Prices start at only 129 AED / segment, and tickets can already be booked online at company website or through mobile application.
Flight schedule Abu Dhabi - Athens
5W 7007 Abu Dhabi 12:30 - 16:15 Athena Monday Friday
5W 7008 Athena 16:50 - 23:30 Abu Dhabi Monday Friday
The airline will also start flights from Abu Dhabi to Thessaloniki, starting on February 4, 2021, with fares starting at AED 149 / segment.
Kees Van Schaick, CEO of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: "The wait is coming to an end for Abu Dhabi fans of our airline with ultra low fares. Starting January 15, 2021, a new model of air travel is coming to Abu Dhabi, offering new options and a new competitor, proving that things will have a positive outlook next year.
Our network in Abu Dhabi will expand rapidly as planned destinations are added to the list of "green countries". Thanks to the support of the government and our local business partners in Abu Dhabi, we are fully prepared. We have the aircraft, we have the crew, we have the partners and we are ready to fly.
We look forward to building a new travel segment in this important market. ”
It initially announced a network of routes that also includes Alexandria, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odessa and Yerevan. Flights to these cities will be launched as each destination joins the list of "green countries". Other destinations will be launched as the airline grows its Abu Dhabi fleet in the coming months.
With a fleet of new Airbus A321neo aircraft, the airline will have the smallest environmental footprint among its competitors in the region.