In a monumental move, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE, took flight from its new home in Terminal A at Abu Dhabi International Airport. This marks a significant step forward for the airline, positioning it as one of the first national carriers to operate from this state-of-the-art terminal.
The new Terminal A is more than just a terminal; it’s a gateway to enhanced connectivity. Designed to facilitate business, trade, and tourism, this cutting-edge facility fosters a seamless passenger journey. This is a giant leap forward in fortifying the local aviation ecosystem, ensuring it can welcome and serve a growing number of regional and global travelers eager to explore the rich tapestry of art, culture, tradition, and hospitality across the emirate.
To celebrate its transition to the new terminal, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi inaugurated its maiden flight from Abu Dhabi to Sphinx International Airport in Cairo. This new route brings affordable, hassle-free point-to-point travel for both tourists and residents in the UAE, Egypt, and beyond. Flights between Cairo and Abu Dhabi will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, with fares starting from just 199 AED.*
Johan Eidhagen, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, expressed their enthusiasm for the milestone: “Our move to the new terminal and the launch of our new route to Sphinx, Cairo, is a pivotal moment in our remarkable growth journey. We’re committed to playing a pivotal role in Abu Dhabi’s aviation sector and elevating the emirate’s status as a global gateway and aviation hub. With ambitious expansion plans and an ever-expanding network, we aim to connect Abu Dhabi with an array of incredible destinations.”
Elena Sorlini, Managing Director & Interim CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, highlighted the importance of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s growth: “Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is an integral part of our family of national carriers. With Terminal A’s inauguration, we provide the infrastructure for our national carriers to flourish and contribute to Abu Dhabi’s strategic visitation plans. Wizz Air’s expansion strengthens the emirate’s reputation as a destination of choice and a global hub for trade and business, transforming the local aviation ecosystem.”
Wizz Air already flies to over 39 destinations in 27 different countries from Abu Dhabi and has plans to further accelerate and expand operations in 2024. With a commitment to providing cost-effective and unique travel experiences, the airline continues to inspire travel lovers looking to explore new horizons.
Passengers booking with Wizz Air Abu Dhabi can enjoy peace of mind with WIZZ Flex. This feature allows passengers to cancel their flight up to three hours before departure without any fees, with 100% of the fare reimbursed in airline credit.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s strategic location in the UAE offers travelers cost-effective and efficient options to explore a wide range of destinations, from Alexandria to Yerevan and everywhere in between.
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