Wizz Air Abu Dhabi - the new UAE low cost carrier

Wizz Air has founded a new scheduled airline with base at Abu Dhabi International Airport - a joint venture with state-owned Abu Dhabi Development Holding (ADDH).

It will start flying at the beginning of 2021 with two Airbus A321neo aircraft, increasing to 50 aircraft over the next 10 years.

Wizz Air new flights from Abu Dhabi

The carrier, named Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, will be the first Air Operator Certificate that Wizz Air has received outside Europe.

The new airline has been assigned the 3-letter IATA code "5W" and the ICAO code - "WAZ".

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will initially operate 6 direct flights from Abu Dhabi along with 5 more routes operated by Wizz Air Hungary.

The new airlines comes as Air Arabia Abu Dhabi are starting operations in July with flights to Alexandria and Sohag in Egypt.

Air Arabia will compete directly with Wizz Air on flights between the capital of the UAE and Alexandria.

Flights operated by "Wizz Air Abu Dhabi"

The new flights will start in October and will be operated according to the bellow schedule. The schedule may be subject to changes.

New routes Start Frequency Competitor flights
Abu Dhabi - Yerevan 16-Jan 2  
Abu Dhabi - Larnaca 16-Jan 2  
Abu Dhabi - Alexandria 15-Jan 3  Air Arabia Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi - Kutaisi 17-Jan 2  
Abu Dhabi - Athens 15-Jan 3 Etihad Airways
Abu Dhabi - Odesa 17-Jan 2  

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