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.
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Wizz Air has announced the launch of four new routes from London Luton to Malaga, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and Palma de Mallorca. As travel restrictions across Europe continue to ease, Wizz said it was seeking to get Britain travelling again.
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.
The airline is implementing new protocols – in line with government regulations – to support physical distancing during boarding and enhanced cleanliness on board.
Wizz Air has taken the decision to make 1,000 positions redundant in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The figure representing a 19 per cent workforce reduction at the low-cost carrier.
Wizz Air has grounded around 85 per cent of its fleet and mooted the possibility of a complete suspension of services. While capacity at the low-cost carrier fell by only 30 per cent year-on-year in March, much larger cuts are expected next month.
Flights to and from London Luton and Kutaisi, Georgia, will be suspended until April 20th, while flights between London Luton and Tirana, Albania, will be suspended until April 3rd.