Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to offer Dhs70 flights to two cities in Jordan
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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to offer Dhs70 flights to two cities in Jordan

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to offer Dhs70 flights to two cities in Jordan

The flights to Aqaba and Amman will operate twice a week

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed that it will start flights to two cities in Jordan – Amman and Aqaba.

The flight to Amman will operate twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Flights to Aqaba will also operate two twice a week on Sundays and Thursdays.

The airline said that tickets for these new routes are already open with fares starting from Dhs70.

“The wonders at Petra are incredible and something everyone should experience. The whole Wizz Air Abu Dhabi team are pleased to offer these travel and adventure opportunities to UAE residents at great prices and making them more accessible to everyone,” said Michael Berlouis, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.

The airline has been rapidly increasing its network coverage. The low-cost-carrier recently announced the addition of Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan, Yerevan in Armenia, and Krasnodar in Russia to its network. Flights to Krasnodar operate twice a week, and commenced from February 7, 2022.

The new airline, co-owned by state-backed holding company ADQ, ended its first year in operation this January with four planes in operation. The fleet will expand to eight aircraft this year, as the airline adds links to destinations including Vienna and Bari.

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It operated over 1,000 flights since its launch in January 2021, with more than 500 flights taking place in the fourth quarter of last year. During its first operational year, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launched more than 37 destinations, including Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Manama (Bahrain), Belgrade (Serbia), Krasnodar (Russia), Kutaisi (Georgia), Kyiv (Ukraine), Moscow (Russia), Muscat (Oman), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia), among others.

The airline which already employs around 200 people in Abu Dhabi, reportedly plans to hire another 200 people according to chief executive officer Jozsef Varadi.

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