Wizz Air Abu Dhabi makes first flight

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (5W) has made its first flight.

The new airline made the 5 hour 45 minute flight from Abu Dhabi to Athens with one of its four Airbus A321neo aircraft.

The airline is flying the route twice a week to start with going up to three a week in mid-February.

Flights to Thessaloniki start on 04 February. More routes are planned to Alexandria, Kutaisi, Larnaca, Odesa and Yerevan.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is a joint venture by Abu Dhabi based ADQ and Wizz Air. ADQ has a 51% stake, Wizz Air has 49%.

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Wizz Air

Wizz Air is a low cost airline based in Hungary. It operates over 600 routes across Europe and nearby with an all Airbus fleet of over 100 narrow body, single aisle A320 family aircraft.


710 routes

151 airports

44 countries



About 44 million pa (before COVID)



N.B. Image credit: Wizz Air

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (5W)