Wizz Air Abu Dhabi enounced a new scheduled service between Abu Dhabi and Belgrade.
As of 19 May, the new route will connect two cities twice per week using modern Airbus A321 aircraft with 239 seat capacity. Until 15 June route will be served on Wednesdays and Sundays, and later, because of a planned timetable change, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Tickets are already on sale through its website with a listed price of 5.289 Serbian dinars (45 euros) only.
Wizz Air has announced the route from establishing Abu Dhabi’s subsidiary, but the exact launching date was not revealed until this morning. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (5W) is the official name of the Emirati subsidiary of Hungarian low-cost airline with its own AOC. However, brand and sales kept the same, as well the tariffs and terms for passengers.
Timetable Abu Dhabi (AUH) – Belgrade (BEG)
5W 7043 | 1234567 | Abu Dhabi | 1405 | Belgrade | 1735
5W 7044 | 1234567 | Belgrade | 1810 | Abu Dhabi | 0120 *
* from 15 June on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Together with Belgrade, two Egyptian cities will be connected with Abu Dhabi, Sohag, and Luxor.
“The new connection between the capital of the United Arab Emirates and these three new cities within Europe and the Middle East will continue to stimulate air traffic demand and support the growth of Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector and economic agenda,” said Kees Van Schaick, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s managing director.
The only airline maintaining Abu Dhabi – Belgrade air link was Etihad Airways, who cut it off in October 2020, claiming it was temporary, but how it appeared later, it was permanently. Etihad Airways partner, Serbian national airline, Air Serbia, left this route in 2017 making flydubai (FZ) the only competitor for Wizz Air, although the first mentioned flying to Dubai (DXB). The proximity of two cities and almost the same catching area will make this battle difficult for the newcomer. Flydubai runs its route daily, Dubai is more popular for Serbian tourists, and the timetable is more convenient, but Wizz Air’s trump is a lower price.
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