Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will launch direct services to Türkiye’s capital of Ankara early next year.

Starting January 19, 2023, it will commence thrice weekly flights to Ankara every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Tickets for these flights are already available and the ultra low-cost carrier is offering one-way fares starting from Dhs149 on this route.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will therefore have flights to several destinations around the region including Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Amman (Jordan),
Ankara (Turkey), Aqaba (Jordan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia), Dammam (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait City (Kuwait), Kutaisi (Georgia), Manama (Bahrain), Male (Maldives), Muscat (Oman), Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan), Salalah (Oman), Santorini (Greece), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia), among others.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi also said that it has added a new Airbus A321neo aircraft to its fleet. The Ankara route will be operated by this fifth new aircraft.

“We look forward to expanding Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operations even further by adding Ankara to our ever-growing network. The new route will be operated by our fifth state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft which has been added to our fleet. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi continue to play a pivotal role in contributing to the growth of the UAE’s travel and tourism sector and connecting its capital with many marvellous destinations. This falls in line with our expansion plans and our commitment to providing the travel market with affordable options for travellers to explore an eclectic mix of new destinations,” said Michael Berlouis, managing director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.

In related developments, Wizz Air recently begun operating flights between Saudi Arabia and Italy. The Dammam-Rome service is one of 23 new routes that Wizz Air has confirmed that it will operate into the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.