Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to add new A321neo for summer

A Wizz Air Airbus parked in Abu Dhabi
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UAE ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is ramping up operations to meet anticipated high demand. At the same time, it will expand its fleet with the addition of one new Airbus A321neo aircraft.

The new addition will take the fleet total to nine state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft to support the airline’s ambitious growth programme.

The additional aircraft will enable Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to enhance frequencies and offer tourists and residents hassle-free, affordable travel in both the UAE and throughout multiple continents to the very best destinations.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has a plethora of year-round travel opportunities with culturally rich destinations including vibrant cities and natural paradises.

Route operations for summer 2023

Set to launch this summer, the UAE airline is commencing operations to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and planning the relaunch of popular routes to Larnaca, Santorini and Sohag, Egypt.

On top of the new destinations, the new aircraft will enable Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to increase the ultra-low-cost-travel footprint in the current network.

This will mean an increased presence on Abu Dhabi – Tirana, Yerevan, Baku, Alexandria, Kutaisi, Athens, Almaty, Astana, Sarajevo, Ankara, Tashkent and Samarkand.

Fueslage and tail of a Wizz Air Airbus.
Photo Credit: Wizz Air


Bishkek, the financial centre of Kyrgyzstan, is a modern, cosmopolitan city with colourful bazaars. Located at the foothills of the Tien Shan mountain range, Bishkek is an eclectic mix of Kyrgyz culture and Soviet architecture.

Adventurous travellers can enjoy the beautiful sites in the nearby countryside with the unmissable mountains at Ala-Archa National Park and pristine valleys.


Well-known for its palm-tree seafront, Larnaca is truly authentic and offers a plethora of tourist sites with laidback crowds.

The port city has over 10,000 years of history and has a lived-in, local feel with its central location making it the ideal destination to visit Cyprus’ must-see idyllic travel hotspots.

Santorini, one of the most famous islands in the world, is located in the Aegean Sea and offers breath-taking views.

Dazzling panoramas put the head-turning island on peoples bucket list with romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand beaches making Santorini a true supermodel of the Greek islands.


Located on the west bank of the Nile, Sohag boasts remarkable historical sites and magnificent views of Africa’s famous River Nile.

Considered to be among the most ancient destinations of Egypt, Sohag offers an authentic cultural experience with interesting monuments including temples and statues.

Airline comments

Johan Eidhagen, Officer and Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: Wizz Air is committed to carrying the flag of ultra-low-cost travel and liberating lives through affordable travel in the UAE and beyond.”

“The ninth aircraft will provide an additional thirty thousand ultra-low-fare seats per month, enabling us to expand our network with a plethora of incredible leisure, historic and cultural experiences making travel available for everyone.”

“Our exciting expansion, in Bishkek and the re-launch of Larnaca, Santorini and Sohag showcase the strength and variety of our network. We will continue expanding our network throughout 2023, capitalizing on record growth last year, and we look forward to seeing you on board our new aircraft soon.”

About Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is a low-cost airline operating as a joint venture between Wizz Air Holdings Plc, a Hungarian low-cost airline, and Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADDH), a strategic investment company based in Abu Dhabi.

The airline was launched in January 2021 and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operates flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport to a variety of destinations in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

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