Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launches new flights to Aqaba

The national airline adds a new coastal destination to Jordan to offer more convenient and affordable travel opportunities for all

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the national low-cost airline in the UAE, announced the launch of new flights from Abu Dhabi to the city of Aqaba in southern Jordan, starting today (April 28).

The new destination, located on the northeastern tip of the Red Sea, offers a comfortable travel experience for tourists and residents in both the UAE and Jordan with a unique experience in the surrounding mountains and deserts with the perfect blend of city life , beaches and history. . Tickets are now available on the website wizzair.com And in the company app available on cell phones, with prices starting from 69 AED *.

Nestled between the mountains, the desert and the sea, Aqaba boasts an amazing sea view with pristine beaches and pleasant climate. The picturesque city offers adventure travelers many opportunities to explore with museums, mosques and historical monuments dating back thousands of years. In addition, diving in the Red Sea is a major attraction, with its rich marine life and various coral reefs ready for exploration. You can also visit the lost city of Petra, one of the Seven New Wonders of the World[1]One day trip. The capital of the Nabataean Empire dates to between 400 BC and 106 AD.

Commenting on the issue, Michael Berlois, CEO of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: “Aqaba is an amazing coastal city with a rich history and stunning beaches, and is a world-class diving destination for beginners and professionals alike. We’re excited to expand our network in Jordan and offer more opportunities for adventure travelers to experience a better experience.Destinations in the region with plenty of options to explore.We look forward to welcoming travelers of all ages on board soon with unique natural destinations and stunning historical sites. ”

For his part, Ramzi Arafat, CEO of Aqaba Airports Company and Director of King Hussein International Airport, said: , we are eager to offer more options for our passengers and to attract more tourists to the project area. “The economic barrier with all its investment facilities, except for the expected tourist dimension between Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.”

Arafat added: “The operation of this destination is a strategic pillar that translates into the depth of fraternal relations between the two fraternal countries, which enjoy special patronage from the political leadership, with the aim of supporting fraternal ties and strengthening the UAE trend. to maximize investment and increase the volume of investments that are expanding, referring to the Marsa Zayed project, the tourist port and many other Investment projects in various fields.

Nayef Al-Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Tourism Promotion Authority, welcomed the arrival of the first low-cost flight from Abu Dhabi to Wizz Air to land at King Hussein International Airport, with a average of two flights per week. He stressed the importance of inaugurating this line with Wizz Air, which will have a significant impact on the significant increase in the number of tourists coming to the Kingdom over the coming period.

Dr. Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, General Director of the Tourism Promotion Authority, stressed the importance of launching the Abu Dhabi line through the companyWizz Air Abu Dhabi, noting that this step came as a result of ongoing efforts in recent years..

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, with its strategic location in the UAE, wants to offer comfortable, high-quality, low-cost travel experiences to many destinations, including Alexandria, Sohag (Egypt), Amman (Jordan) , Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia) and Kutaisi (Georgia), Manama (Bahrain), Matala (Sri Lanka), Muscat (Oman), Santorini (Greece), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Tel Aviv ( Israel), Tirana (Albania), Yerevan (Armenia) and other destinations.

Relieving restrictions related to COVID-19 and eliminating the need for testing have contributed PCR Simplifying travel procedures again and facilitating unexpected unplanned trips.

Wizz Air owns a modern fleet of four advanced and all-new Airbus A321 aircraft, which have the lowest fuel consumption, emissions and lowest noise in the sector. The company also has the lowest environmental footprint among competitors in the region, which confirms its long-term commitment to achieving sustainability in the sector.

The company offers all passengers a comfortable and quiet ticket booking service during this extraordinary period, as it offers them the Wizz Flex service, which allows passengers to cancel their bookings three hours before departure at no extra charge and return the full original price. of the ticket directly.


Flight operating days

Ticket sales begin

The journeys begin

Prices start from*

Abu Dhabi – Akaba

on Sunday and Thursday

Available for purchase


69 AED

# company details

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* One-way ticket price, including administrative fees. Passengers are allowed a handbag (maximum size: 40 x 30 x 20 cm). All other bags and luggage are subject to additional fees. The price is valid for reservations made through the website wizzair.com Waze application for mobile phones only.

About Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi was incorporated under an agreement between Holding Company (ADQ), which is one of the largest Holding companies in the region and Wizz Air Holding Company Wizz Air Which is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and operates the entire Airbus fleet of 139 A320 and A321 aircraft, and includes a team of aviation professionals through services

It is distinguished and at very low prices, which made it the preferred choice for 40 million passengers during the last fiscal year, which ended on March 31, 2020. Wizz Air On the London Stock Exchange under the symbol WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the ten safest airlines in the world by airlineratings.comIt is the only agency in the world that evaluates products and safety, and was named “Airline of 2020” by Air Transport PricesThis is one of the most important awards that airlines or individuals can receive, in recognition of their exceptional and innovative performance and services.

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[1] Source – National Geographic

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