Wizz Air Operates Direct Flights to Maldives

PUBLISHED October 08, 2022 | updated October 08, 2022 03:36

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-fare national airline of the UAE has commenced direct flights to the Maldives. Its maiden flight landed at Velana International Airport (VIA) on Tuesday (October 4), with a team of Wizz Air’s senior management and passengers who received a warm welcome upon arrival.  

Minister of Tourism, Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Managing Director of Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) Mahujoob Shujau and senior officials of the company participated in the welcoming ceremony.  

The new route will offer travelers the opportunity to explore the marvellous destination in line with the airline’s ambition to provide tourists and residents in the UAE and the region with hassle-free, affordable travel options. Wizz Air offers flights four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from Abu Dhabi to VIA, Malé, the main international airport in the Maldives. 

Flight operations are carried out via a brand-new Airbus A321neo aircraft, which offers the lowest environmental footprint. This expansion reaffirms Wizz Air’s long-term commitment to offering ultra-low fares to a variety of diverse destinations from Abu Dhabi, whilst stimulating the local economy and job market. 


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