Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches debut flights to Greece

Besides the Greek capital, its initial route network includes Thessaloniki, Alexandria, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan

  
Formed as a joint venture between Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air and Abu Dhabi and state holding company ADQ, Wizz Air hopes to recreate its successful European business model in the Middle East. Image Courtesy: WAM

Formed as a joint venture between Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air and Abu Dhabi and state holding company ADQ, Wizz Air hopes to recreate its successful European business model in the Middle East. Image Courtesy: WAM

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the UAE, yesterday (January 15) took to the skies for the first time on Airbus A321neo, heading towards its inaugural destination, Athens, Greece.
 
It is a joint venture between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, and Wizz Air Holdings, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe , operating a fleet of 136 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.
 
Besides the Greek capital, its initial route network includes Thessaloniki, Alexandria, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan.
 
The debut flight took off from Abu Dhabi International Airport at 12.30pm local time for Athens, Greece after a brief ceremony which was attended by Shareef Al Hashmi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports and Kees Van Schaick, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.
 
A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the financial year F20 ending 31 March 2020.
 
The London-listed Wizz Air was recently named one of the world’s top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW.-TradeArabia News Service

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