A joint-venture established between holding company ADQ and Wizz Air, the airline recently received national carrier status from the government of the United Aram Emirates.
Hosting the event puts a stamp of confidence on the country and sends a clear message that the destination is relatively safe compared to competitors, it has been argued.
Abu Dhabi has welcomed a host of top-class sporting events to the Middle East as the destination seeks to raise awareness of its offering during the Covid-19 shutdown. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more about the long-term ambitions of the plan
Hotel occupancy rates in Abu Dhabi have risen by three per cent year-on-year since July 1st and are expected to rise further with the launch of a number of initiatives within the emirate aimed at boosting the sector.
The joint-venture - established between holding company ADQ and low-cost carrier Wizz Air Holdings - has just received national carrier status from the government of the United Arab Emirates.
Wizz Air has celebrated the arrival of its first scheduled flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The flight from Budapest landed in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to be followed shortly by a new route from Bucharest.
Hotels within the emirate have undergone rigorous sanitation from the beginning of March, leading to the reopening of properties once they have received clearance and certification from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
Yas Island in Abu Dhabi has been confirmed as host for the upcoming Fight Island event from UFC. The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi confirmed the showcase would be hosted in the popular leisure, shopping and entertainment destination next month.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has announced the launch of a safe and clean certification programme. The scheme seeks to uplift and standardise the cleanliness and hygiene levels across all businesses and organisations in the tourism sector.
Wizz Air has announced five new routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The routes will connect the capital of United Arab Emirates with Budapest and Bucharest from June, with Cluj-Napoca, Katowice and Sofia to be added from September.
Abu Dhabi flag-carrier Etihad Airways and partner Air Arabia have no plans to delay the launch of a new low-cost carrier it has been confirmed. Air Arabia chief executive, Adel Ali, said in November that the airline would be operational in the second quarter of 2020.