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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi opened a new route from Vnukovo airport

15 december 2021

From December 15, 2021, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has launched regular flights on the Abu Dhabi - Moscow (Vnukovo) route. Flights are scheduled 4 times a week, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and in February next year, flights will become daily.
The aircraft, arriving from Abu Dhabi, landed at Vnukovo airport. The airport representatives solemnly greeted it with flowers and flags. The departing passengers of the new flight were presented with souvenirs with the Vnukovo airport logos.
Anton Kuznetsov, Deputy General Director for Commerce at Vnukovo International Airport, said: "We are very pleased to welcome the first passengers on the Abu Dhabi - Moscow route today and congratulate Wizz Air Abu Dhabi! The United Arab Emirates is a popular destination that attracts Russian tourists. The management of Vnukovo International Airport always strives to improve the quality of service for air passengers and attract carriers with a modern fleet. In the conditions of the still existing restrictions associated with the global pandemic, we are doubly pleased to provide the best service and do everything necessary for our passengers' safe and comfortable travel! Undoubtedly, the opening of a new direction with the United Arab Emirates airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will give an intensive impuls to effective cooperation with our partner - the Wizz Air Group of Companies".
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi Managing Director Kees Van Shayk said: "We are delighted to launch a new Wizz Air Abu Dhabi route which connects Abu Dhabi with Moscow – the travel route between the UAE and Russia has for a long time been popular and we are looking forward to increasing traffic between the two countries. Our aim has always been to offer an eclectic mix of travel opportunities at affordable prices, as such, we're now making Abu Dhabi more accessible than ever. We are looking forward to welcoming you on board our young and reliable fleet."
The new direction for Vnukovo Airport and the airline to the capital of the UAE has become an excellent addition to the Wizz Air route network.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operates flights to 34 destinations. The fleet of the partner of Vnukovo airport, the Wizz Air Group of Companies, comprises more than 140 modern aircraft of western production Airbus, the average age of which is no more than 6 years. The regular schedule includes Airbus A320ceo, A320neo, A321ceo, A321neo, A330-200F aircraft.
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi currently operates flights to Alexandria and Sohag (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Belgrade (Serbia), Krasnodar (Russia), Kutaisi (Georgia), Kyiv (Ukraine) ), Manama (Bahrain), Moscow (Russia), Muscat (Oman), Odesa (Ukraine), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Tel Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia).
Vnukovo International Airport is pleased to welcome the air carrier and guarantees a comfortable stay for its passengers on the territory of the air terminal complex.
We remind you that passengers with temperatures above 37 degrees are not allowed into the airport; on the territory of the airport complex, you must wear personal protective equipment.
Despite all the difficulties associated with the epidemiological situation in the world, Vnukovo International Airport is doing everything possible to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection and the safe stay of passengers in the airport complex. Complete disinfection of ventilation and air conditioning systems is carried out regularly, and the frequency of cleaning the building has been increased. Non-contact dispensers with hand sanitizers were installed. Special markings are applied to the floor to maintain social distance. At Vnukovo, passengers are provided with sound notification of the necessary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the need to use personal protective equipment, and the observance of social distance. Stands with information on the prevention of coronavirus infection were installed. All the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor at Vnukovo Airport are fully met.

Vnukovo International Airport thanks its partner Aeroexpress LLC for invaluable assistance in organizing the event.

Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport complexes in Russia. Annually, the airport serves about 200 thousand flights of Russian and foreign airlines. The airport's route network covers Russia and neighboring countries, Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. Vnukovo International Airport in 2019 broke a historical record and served over 24 million passengers, which is 11.7% or 2.5 million passengers more than in 2018.
Vnukovo airport complex, with a total area of about 300 thousand square meters, can provide a capacity of up to 35 million passengers per year.
Vnukovo International Airport, the only one among Russia's airports, received the award of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin, for his labor success and highly professional performance.
In addition, Vnukovo airport, for three years in a row, was recognized as the best airport in the highest category "International Airport" of the national award "Air Gate of Russia" as part of the National Aviation Infrastructure Show NAIS.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is a joint venture by ADQ, one of the region's largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi's diversified economy, and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the fastest growing European airline which operates a fleet of 141 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the financial year F20 ending March 31 2020. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world's top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognizing individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service.  
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