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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announces launch of three new routes

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi announced next month that it will begin operations to three new destinations.

Low-cost carriers will begin flights to Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan, Yerevan in Armenia and Krasnodar in Russia. Flights to Krasnodar will operate twice a week starting February 7, 2022.

The new route will be maintained by the airline’s four new Airbus A321neo aircraft.

With the venture hiring another 200 locally, the fleet will grow to eight this year, adding links to destinations such as Vienna and Bali, CEO Jozsef Varadi said in an interview. increase. Currently, we employ about 200 people in Abu Dhabi. The load factor of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has also improved. According to Varadi, this is close to 85%, which is close to 90%, which airlines are accustomed to operating normally. “Currently, this business is cash positive.”

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On January 15th, the airline, a joint venture between ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings, celebrated its first anniversary.

The airline began operating flights from Abu Dhabi to Athens in January 2021 and has since expanded its network to operate 506 flights in the fourth quarter of 2021. This is almost half of the total number of flights operated. last year’s.

Input from Bloomberg



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