Wizz Air crew members pose for a photograph in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. WAM
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s new national airline, has added two new aircraft taking the fleet count to four.
Abu Dhabi-based airline, which will start its inaugural flight on Jan.15, between Abu Dhabi and Athens, has also welcomed the arrival of new crew members.
Wizz Air crew members pose for a photograph. WAM
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is a joint venture by ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings Plc - which is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe - and operates a fleet of 136 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.
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Flying to the extraordinary cities of Amman and Aqaba, the new routes will strengthen travel links within the region by bringing in a bold new frontier for ultra-low fare travel. The flight to Amman will operate two times a week on Tuesday and Saturday.
The airline, which had aimed to partially resume passenger flights from May 1, said in a statement all scheduled services would remain grounded until May 16 at the earliest. Earlier in the day, it had said the suspension would last until May 15.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the joint-venture established between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies, and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, has received national carrier status from the UAE government, subject to meeting regulatory standards prior to beginning operations.
International traffic climbed 48.0% versus April 2022 with all markets recording healthy growth, with carriers in the Asia-Pacific region continuing to lead the recovery. International RPKs reached 83.6% of April 2019 levels.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced continued strong passenger traffic demand in April. Total traffic in April 2023 (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs)
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