Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will launch direct services to Turkey’s capital, Ankara, early next year.
From January 19, 2023, it will start three weekly flights to Ankara every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Tickets for these flights are already available and the ultra low-cost carrier is offering one-way fares from Dhs 149 on this route.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will therefore have flights to several destinations in the region including Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Amman (Jordan),
Ankara (Turkey), Aqaba (Jordan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia), Dammam (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait (Kuwait), Kutaisi (Georgia), Manama (Bahrain), Male (Maldives) ), Muscat (Oman), Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan), Salalah (Oman), Santorini (Greece), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia), among others.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi also said it has added a new Airbus A321neo to its fleet. The Ankara route will be operated by this fifth new aircraft.
“We look forward to expanding Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s operations even further by adding Ankara to our ever-expanding network. The new route will be operated by our fifth state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft which has been added to our fleet. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi continues to play a pivotal role in contributing to the growth of the UAE’s travel and tourism sector and connecting its capital to many wonderful destinations.This aligns with our expansion plans and commitment. to provide the travel market with affordable options for travelers to explore an eclectic mix of new destinations,” said Michael Berlouis, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.
In related developments, Wizz Air has recently started operating flights between Saudi Arabia and Italy. The Dammam-Rome service is one of 23 new routes that Wizz Air has confirmed will operate to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.