- Flights to Kuwait begin October 30 and strengthen Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s commitment to the Gulf region
- From October 04, flights to the Maldives will begin, making the dream island paradise more accessible and affordable than ever.
- The routes will be operated on board Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s newest Airbus aircraft, which is expected to join the national airline’s fleet later this year.
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-cost national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announces that it will launch two new routes from Abu Dhabi to the idyllic island paradise of the Maldives and the fifth key destination of the airline in the Gulf, Kuwait. Tickets are on sale now on wizzair.com and the airline’s mobile app, with fares starting at just AED 99* for Kuwait and AED 319* for the Maldives.
From October, Wizz Air will offer flights four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from Abu Dhabi to Malé, the main international airport of the Maldives. Located in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an incomparable holiday destination, with white sandy beaches, spectacular sunsets and colorful reefs teeming with wildlife. With a year-round tropical climate, this scenic paradise promises the ultimate escape from everyday life. For those yearning to experience what the islands have to offer, Wizz Air’s new route opens up affordable travel options for those in the United Arab Emirates and for self-connecting passengers traveling from Central and Eastern Europe. via the Wizz Air network.
Flights to Kuwait, located in the northwest corner of the Arabian Gulf, will be operated daily from Abu Dhabi, offering travelers the opportunity to experience authentic Arabian traditions and learn about its unique history over the years. Kuwait City is home to some of Kuwait’s top tourist attractions such as Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center, Kuwait Grand Mosque, and Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Center. The city is also known for its Souq Al Mubarakiya, one of the oldest markets in the country, which offers an exotic sensory experience.
The new routes will see Wizz Air Abu Dhabi fly to a total of 34 destinations within a five-hour flight radius of Abu Dhabi, since the airline’s launch in January 2021. The arrival of a fifth aircraft later this year means flights to Kuwait and the Maldives will be operated on an all-new Airbus A321neo aircraft, which offers the lowest environmental footprint. Today’s expansion reaffirms Wizz Air’s long-term commitment to offering ultra-low fares to a variety of diverse destinations from Abu Dhabi, while boosting the local economy and market. work.
Owain Jones, Head of Development at Wizz Air, said: “We are delighted to announce two new Wizz Air Abu Dhabi routes, which reaffirm our commitment to supporting the UAE’s travel and tourism industry by connecting its capital to many regionally popular holiday destinations and world. With the arrival of our fifth Airbus aircraft in October, we are delighted to improve connectivity with our neighboring countries across the GCC with flights to Kuwait, as well as providing our customers with affordable flights to the Maldives. We are particularly delighted with the launch of flights to the Maldives, a paradise destination that is high on the list of travellers. The WIZZ team is looking forward to welcoming customers aboard our young and green aircraft very soon. »
Strategically located in the United Arab Emirates, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers ultra-low-cost, hassle-free and efficient travel options to Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Amman (Jordan), Aqaba (Jordan), Athens (Greece) , Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia), Dammam (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait (Kuwait), Kutaisi (Georgia), Manama (Bahrain), Malé (Maldives), Muscat (Oman), Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan), Salalah ( Oman), Santorini (Greece), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia) among others.
The ease of COVID-19 restrictions and the removal of PCR testing requirements for vaccinated travelers has simplified travel again, allowing for more spontaneous travel opportunities.
The airline has a youthful fleet of four all-new, state-of-the-art Airbus A321neos, offering the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has the lowest environmental footprint among its competitors in the region, which supports the airline’s long-term commitment to sustainability.
For complete peace of mind during these uncertain times, passengers can book tickets with confidence using WIZZ Flex. With WIZZ Flex, passengers can cancel their flight up to three hours before departure free of charge and receive 100% of the fare immediately refunded as an airline credit.