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Wizz Air will start a new route from Vnukovo airport

28 october 2021

From December 15, 2021, one of the largest international air carriers - the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi - will launch regular flights on the Abu Dhabi - Moscow (Vnukovo) route. Flights are scheduled four times a week, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Tickets are already available on and the WIZZ mobile app.
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.
Dmitry Saprykin, General Director of Vnukovo International Airport JSC, noted: "On behalf of Vnukovo International Airport, I am pleased to welcome the expansion of cooperation with the Wizz Air Group of Companies, one of our leading international partners. From December 15, 2021, flights on the Moscow - Abu Dhabi route operated by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will be added to the regular passenger flights of the Group's member airlines to Budapest, Debrecen, and London. During our cooperation, Wizz Air has become a recognizable and beloved brand in Moscow and Russia, gaining passengers' trust thanks to its reliable, high-quality, and affordable service, a wide range of destinations, and a convenient flight schedule. Particularly encouraging is that despite difficult times and epidemiological conditions, the Group's companies are actively developing their route network, offering passengers all the new opportunities for convenient and affordable flights. All this is under the strictest control of compliance with all applicable safety standards. Once again, I want to congratulate our dear partners on today's start of sales on the Moscow - Abu Dhabi route, and we look forward to a solemn welcome of the 1st flight, scheduled for December 15, 2021".
Wizz Air Group CEO József Váradi stressed: "By launching a new route, we declare our desire to provide more opportunities for Russian travelers, in particular, we are ready to provide flights at low fares and, importantly, Wizz Air has a long-term strategic interest in the Russian aviation market. With this new itinerary, we look forward to discovering the pearl of the Middle East for Russian travelers, allowing them to experience our first-class service in the young and stable fleet of our newest national airline, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. It is with excitement and great pleasure that I welcome passengers on board the new route. "
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi operates flights to 33 destinations. The fleet of the partner of Vnukovo airport, the Wizz Air Group of Companies, consists of 123 modern Western-made Airbus aircraft, the average age of which is no more than six years. The regular schedule includes Airbus A320ceo, Airbus A320neo, Airbus A321ceo, Airbus A321neo, Airbus A330-200F aircraft.
Vnukovo International Airport is pleased to welcome the air carrier and guarantees a comfortable stay for its passengers on the territory of the airport 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 only wear personal protective equipment.
Despite all the difficulties associated with the epidemiological situation globally, 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, and installed contactless dispensers with hand sanitizers. 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 observing social distance. Stands with information on the prevention of coronavirus infection have been installed. All the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor at Vnukovo Airport are fully met.

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.
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