Wizz Air Abu Dhabi plans Tel Aviv flights from Feb with fares starting from Dhs99

SourceGulf Business
SectorTransport
CountryUAE

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s new low cost carrier, expects to start flights to Israel’s Tel Aviv next month, it confirmed on Thursday. The airline, which will begin operations on January 15 with flights to Athens, intends to expand its route network significantly in February, depending on travel restrictions, said Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s managing director, Kees Van Schaick. Read: New low-cost carrier Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers Dhs1 fares as it prepares to begin operations In a media briefing, he confirmed that following the start of flights to Thessaloniki on February 4, the third destination for the airline is likely to be Tel Aviv – subject to entry restrictions. As per its plan, the carrier will offer four weekly flights (reaching daily flights during peak frequency), with fares set to begin at Dhs99. “We are living in a dynamic environment. Just because entry restrictions are removed in one destination, it doesn’t mean that it is the same in the other country. So we are monitoring the situation daily,” he said. With Abu Dhabi adding more countries to the ‘green list’ – meaning travellers from those destinations do not require to quarantine – the airline said it will expand its network. “With an increase in ...read more...