Wizz Air Abu Dhabi starts operations from Terminal A

by Staff Reporter
Wizz Air flights from Terminal A, Abu Dhabi International Airport

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE and the second-largest airline in Abu Dhabi by seat capacity, marked a significant milestone by commencing operations from the newly inaugurated Terminal A at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The move positions Wizz Air Abu Dhabi as one of the first national carriers to fully transition its operations to this state-of-the-art facility, which will play a crucial role in supporting the airline’s growth plans, meeting high demand, and ensuring a seamless passenger experience.

Wizz Air flights from Terminal A, Abu Dhabi International Airport

Terminal A is set to provide a seamless and convenient journey for passengers, fostering enhanced connectivity and facilitating various aspects of business, trade, and tourism. This development represents a major leap forward in bolstering the local aviation ecosystem and will contribute to increasing both regional and global visitors’ access to the emirate’s rich offerings in terms of art, culture, tradition, and hospitality.

Abu Dhabi to Sphinx International Airport Cairo

To celebrate this transition, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launched its inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi to Sphinx International Airport in Cairo, Egypt. This new route is designed to offer affordable and hassle-free point-to-point travel options for both tourists and residents in the UAE, Egypt, and the wider region.

Abu Dhabi to Cairo airfares start at Dhs199

Flights between Cairo and Abu Dhabi will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and tickets can be purchased through Wizz Air’s website and mobile app, with fares starting from Dhs199.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi presently serves more than 39 destinations in 27 different countries from Abu Dhabi and is poised to expand its operations further in 2024, promising cost-effective and unique travel experiences for enthusiasts looking to explore the world.


The opening of the new Terminal A reinforces Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a preferred destination and a global hub for trade and business, thereby transforming the local aviation landscape.

Passengers booking with Wizz Air Abu Dhabi can do so with confidence, thanks to the WIZZ Flex feature, which allows flight cancellations up to three hours before departure without incurring any fees and ensures an immediate reimbursement of 100% of the fare in the form of airline credit.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi destinations

  • Alexandria (Egypt)
  • Almaty (Kazakhstan)
  • Amman (Jordan)
  • Ankara (Turkey)
  • Aqaba (Jordan)
  • Athens (Greece)
  • Baku (Azerbaijan)
  • Belgrade (Serbia)
  • Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Cairo (Egypt)
  • Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
  • Erbil (Iraq)
  • Kuwait City (Kuwait)
  • Kutaisi (Georgia)
  • Larnaca (Cyprus)
  • Manama (Bahrain)
  • Male (Maldives)
  • Madinah (Saudi Arabia)
  • Muscat (Oman)
  • Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan)
  • Salalah (Oman)
  • Santorini (Greece)
  • Samarkand (Uzbekistan)
  • Sarajevo (Bosnia)
  • Sohag (Egypt)
  • Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
  • Tel-Aviv (Israel)
  • Tirana (Albania)
  • Yerevan (Armenia)

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi offers an extensive range of travel options to these destinations and many others.

Johan Eidhagen, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, said: “We are delighted to be one of the first airlines to commence operations from the new-state-of-the-art Terminal A. The move to the new terminal and launching our new route to Sphinx, Cairo is a milestone moment in our phenomenal recent growth as it strengthens our position in playing a key role in the growth of the aviation sector in Abu Dhabi and  accelerating the emirate’s position as a global gateway and aviation hub. We will continue building on our ambitious expansion plans and expand our network with a plethora of incredible destinations. Together, we will ensure greater connectivity from Abu Dhabi to the world.”

Elena Sorlini, Managing Director & Interim CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, said: “Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is an integral part of our family of national carriers, that continues its exponential growth in passenger uptake as they rapidly expand with more aircraft coming online. With the launch of operations from Terminal A, we are providing the aviation infrastructure for our national carriers to flourish and achieve their growth requirements as well as Abu Dhabi’s strategic visitation plans.”


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