Wizz Air Abu Dhabi received the first Airbus A321neo aircraft.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the new national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today celebrated the arrival of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the partnership between ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, has just received national carrier status from the UAE government. Obviously, subject to compliance with standards and regulations before the start of operations.
The first Airbus A321neo Wizz Air Abu Dhabi
Arrival of the first aircraft Airbus A321neo will allow the airline to have the lowest environmental footprint and the lowest base cost among its competitors in the region.
The A321neo aircraft premiered and incorporated the latest technologies, including its next-generation engines and industry-leading cabin design, offering 20% savings on fuel cost.
The A321neo also offers significant environmental benefits with a close discount 50% of the noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft. Since commissioning in early 2016, the Pratt and Whitney GTF engine has demonstrated its promise of reduce fuel consumption by 16% and nitrogen oxide emissions by 50%.
Several state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, all with unique Abu Dhabi livery, will join the Wizz Air Abu Dhabi fleet in the first 6 months of operations, creating even more low-cost travel opportunities and connecting the capital of the United Arab Emirates with more cities in Europe and beyond. The planned route network for these aircraft will be announced in due course.
The first destinations that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will fly to
Abu Dhabi Airports has introduced a full range of health and safety measures at Abu Dhabi International Airport, starting with its specially trained team of wellness ambassadors, equipped to support passengers, answering frequently asked questions about staying healthy while traveling, encouraging social distancing and the provision of hand sanitizer and personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks and gloves. In addition, the airport uses contactless technology for elevators, SterixGates sterilization booths, thermal scanning rooms, as well as rooms with facial recognition capabilities and thermal motion sensors.
We mention that Wizz Air has moved its flights from Bucharest and Cluj to Abu Dhabi, giving up Dubai.