Wizz Air Abu Dhabi receives green light from UAE aviation body

SourceGulf Business
SectorTransport
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has officially received its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Receiving the AOC is the last step in the regulatory processes for starting operations. It is an official confirmation from GCAA that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is in compliance with all the requisite conditions to fulfil its responsibilities and to operate safely and efficiently. It took eight months for the airline to receive its AOC, with Wizz Air showcasing its operational capabilities to GCAA during special demonstration flights conducted onboard the Airbus A321 Neo aircraft. This aircraft type is also the first of its kind in the Middle East and therefore the UAE authorities simultaneously certified the use of the aircraft as well during Wizz Air’s AOC process. Read: Wizz Air to delay ...read more...