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Wizz Air Introduces New Routes From Europe and the UAE to Saudi Arabia

Wizz Air is launching new routes from Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Rome, Vienna and Abu Dhabi from September 2022. The Abu Dhabi route will be operated by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, a joint venture between Wizz Air and ADQ.


Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Airbus A321neo - Courtesy Airbus

On Wednesday (June 23, 2022), Wizz Air announced the launch of new service from the Dammam in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Rome, Vienna and Abu Dhabi starting September 2022. The new Abu Dhabi route will be operated by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, a joint venture between Wizz Air and ADQ, a holding company with a broad portfolio of major enterprises across key sector’s of Abu Dhabi’s diverse economy. Introductory one-way fares on all routes are now on sale from only €24.99 to €39.99. Last month, Wizz Air signed a MoU with the Ministry of Investment for the Kingdom supported by the Saudi National Air Connectivity Programme, a Ministry of Tourism Initiative, in support of the development of the Saudi Tourism Sector. The new routes will support the growing sector, aligning with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Programme, which includes the goal of tripling passenger traffic in the Kingdom by 2030.


In Wednesday’s announcement, Wizz Air’s President, Robert Carey, said,


“Wizz Air is committed to increasing global connectivity to marvelous destinations with real opportunities for growth and expansion. Saudi Arabia is a very exciting market and our expansion will bring ultra-low cost travel to the Kingdom. Our regular flights to Dammam will provide year-round sun for tourists, and provide a mix of destinations for residents of the Kingdom. We want to thank our partners for their support during the expansion, especially the Air Travel Connectivity Programme, the Ministry of Investment, GACA, the Dammam airport, and the government of Saudi Arabia.


“The recently signed MoU demonstrates our commitment to supporting travelers to and from Saudi by bringing in a new era of air travel with our ultra-low fares, point-to-point network, and high quality onboard service. Unlocking travel opportunities for everyone is the core of our brand and we will keep delivering on that by granting access to travelers to and from Saudi to our incredibly low fares. The WIZZ team is looking forward to welcoming passengers of all ages onboard our modern, young, and green aircraft soon, and to supporting the 2030 vision.”


Wizz Air and Wizz Air Abu Dhabi's New Routes to and From Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Courtesy Wizz Air



Budapest, Hungary-based Wizz Air is the fastest growing European low-cost carrier (LCC) and operates an all Airbus A320 and A321 fleet of 159 aircraft. Wizz Air is the largest LCC in Central and Eastern Europe and offering over 700 routes from 45 bases. During FY 22 (ending March 31, 2022) the airline served approximately 27.1 million guests. Wizz Air offers superior guest service at exceptionally low fares. Shares in the company trade on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WIZZ.


Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers ultra-low fare, hassle-free and efficient travel options for people looking to explore a wide range of destinations. The carrier operates a young fleet of brand-new state-of-the-art Airbus A321neos, which offer the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has the lowest environmental footprint in the region, supporting the airline’s long-term commitment to sustainability.



Source: Wizz Air

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