Wizz Air has signed a definitive agreement with its partner Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company to establish Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.
The low-cost airline is set to launch its operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the autumn.
The agreement is a major milestone in the launch of the new carrier, a new Emirati low-cost airline based in the United Arab Emirates’ capital.
With Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s recruitment activities set to commence in the coming months, the agreement will create new job opportunities, boost the economy and attract more visitors to Abu Dhabi.
The announcement is also in line with an accelerator programme launched by local authorities, Ghadan 21, which is driving the development of the emirate through investing in business, innovation and people.
József Váradi, chief executive of Wizz Air Holdings, said: “Today marks an important milestone on the way to establishing our new airline in Abu Dhabi.
“The joint venture agreement with Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company to form Wizz Air Abu Dhabi underpins our long-term dedication to bringing an economically and operationally highly efficient as well as environmentally most sustainable airline business model to boost Abu Dhabi’s aviation development….