15 AUGUST 2022
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Reuters reports that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, will resume flying to Russia from October later this year. Services are shown on the main Wizz Air web site.
The airline is 49% owned by Wizz Air Plc, itself Hungarian, and listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Wizz started the route in December 2021 but was forced to stop operating flights when Russia attacked Ukraine in late February this year. The airline announced the suspension of all Russian flights throughout the summer up to 30 October.
However, that suspension will be rescinded earlier than planned. Wizz Air’s flight booking system showing flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to Vnukovo International Airport (VKO), Moscow’s number three airport, starting from 3 October.
Michael Berlouis, Managing Director, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, told Gulf News: “Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is operating a network of 34 destinations within a five-hour flight time radius of Abu Dhabi, providing ultra-low fares to a variety of diverse destinations. We support the UAE’s travel and tourism industry by enhancing connectivity both regionally and globally, in line with national regulations and policies”. See COMMENT in this issue, also Cardiff reduction for Wizz Air.
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