Wizz Air Launches Flights From New Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal A

Budget airline Wizz Air has announced the commencement of flights from the new Abu Dhabi airport which was recently renamed to the Zayed International Airport. The first flight was operated today from Terminal A at the new airport, making it one of the first national carriers to move operations to the new facility.

The flight took off from the Abu Dhabi airport to Sphinx International Airport in Cairo. The flight is set to operate every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Wizz Air’s new route and terminal

Johan Eidhagen, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: “We are delighted to be one of the first airlines to commence operations from the new state-of-the-art Terminal A. The move to the new terminal and launching our new route to Sphinx, Cairo is a milestone moment in our phenomenal recent growth as it strengthens our position in playing a key role in the growth of the aviation sector in Abu Dhabi and accelerating the emirate’s position as a global gateway and aviation hub.

“We will continue building on our ambitious expansion plans and expand our network with a plethora of incredible destinations. Together, we will ensure greater connectivity from Abu Dhabi to the world.”

Elena Sorlini, Managing Director and Interim CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is an integral part of our family of national carriers, that continues its exponential growth in passenger uptake as they rapidly expand with more aircraft coming online.

“With the launch of operations from Terminal A, we are providing the aviation infrastructure for our national carriers to flourish and achieve their growth requirements as well as Abu Dhabi’s strategic visitation plans.”

Wizz Air currently operates to over 39 destinations in 27 countries with further expansion in the pipeline in 2024.


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