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Abu Dhabi’s Wizz Air adds two new flight routes to Aqaba, Amman in Jordan

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Abu Dhabi’s budget airlines Wizz Air added two new destinations to its list of routes: Jordan’s Amman and Aqaba, the carrier announced in a statement on Wednesday.

With fares starting as low as AED 70, the new flights will operate twice a week.

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Flights to Jordan’s capital city Amman will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays while flights to the country’s only coastal city Aqaba will operate on Sundays and Thursdays.

A general view shows the Red Sea Jordanian resort city of Aqaba at sunset on September 24, 2018. (AFP)
A general view shows the Red Sea Jordanian resort city of Aqaba at sunset on September 24, 2018. (AFP)

“We [at Wizz Air] are all very excited to be adding Jordan to our network and look forward to offering our customers the opportunity to experience such an incredible and culturally rich destination,” Wizz Air’s Managing Director Michael Berlouis said.

Home to ancient treasures and monuments, picturesque landscapes and staggering mountains, Jordan is a very popular tourist destination in the region.

“Jordan really has it all, from hiking, sightseeing to relaxing on the beach. The wonders at Petra are incredible and something everyone should experience. The whole Wizz Air Abu Dhabi team are pleased to offer these travel and adventure opportunities to UAE residents at great prices and making them more accessible to everyone,” added Berlouis.

A general view shows the city of Amman, Jordan taken on February 20, 2015. (File photo: Reuters)
A general view shows the city of Amman, Jordan taken on February 20, 2015. (File photo: Reuters)

Wizz Air is Abu Dhabi’s budget airline, offering low fares and efficient travel options as it continues to expand its services.

The airline’s fleet comprises of four Airbus A321neo aircrafts, offering the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint.

Wizz Air airplane. (Supplied)
Wizz Air airplane. (Supplied)

The carrier reportedly has the lowest environmental footprint among its competitors in the region, supporting the airline’s long-term commitment to sustainability.

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