Wizz Air Abu Dhabi aborts October launch amid travel restrictions | United Arab Emirates | Aviation

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has delayed its 1 October launch date because of travel restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

The UAE’s sixth low-cost carrier was set to shake up the market with its maiden flight on Thursday but the airline has confirmed to The National that the first flight will been postponed until 15 November.

The airline told the newspaper that it had made the decision to delay its

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CDB Aviation Agrees to Lease Additional Six A321neos to Wizz Air

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 6, 2020–

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today an extension of the company’s relationship with Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air;” WIZZ.L) with an additional sale and leaseback transaction for a batch of six Airbus A321neo aircraft.

Wizz Air is expected to receive four A321neos in the fourth quarter of 2021, with the remaining two

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi aborts October launch amid travel restrictions – Airlines, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, Wizz Air

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has delayed its 1 October launch date because of travel restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

The UAE’s sixth low-cost carrier was set to shake up the market with its maiden flight on Thursday but the airline has confirmed to The National that the first flight will been postponed until 15 November.

The airline told the newspaper that it had made the decision to delay its

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi launch pushed back due to pandemic-related travel restrictions

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, a joint venture between the Hungarian budget airline and Abu Dhabi state holding company ADQ, has delayed its launch date for the second time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The low-cost airline, which was due to begin flying from the UAE capital on October 1, has postponed the start date for its first flight to November 15, it confirmed to The National on Sunday.

The airline

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Wizz Air Cuts Winter Capacity On Travel Restrictions

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Central and Eastern European ULCC Wizz Air now plans to operate 50% of its prior-year capacity in October and potentially all winter, after recovering 80% of its former schedule in August. “In August…

 

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Wizz Air launches new travel planning tool to passengers | News

Wizz Air has launched a Travel Planning Map, a new and continuously updated website search tool designed to help passengers determine which destinations they can fly to at that precise.

The low-cost carrier hopes the asset will also offer information on any coronavirus-related travel restrictions in place. 

During these uncertain times, passengers can use the map to check operating routes and relevant travel rules using a colour-coded system. 

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Wizz Air to park up more planes over the winter as travel restrictions force it to slash capacity further



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Wizz Air has warned it may be forced to park more of its planes over the coming months as coronavirus travel restrictions will continue to depress demand for travel.

The Hungarian low-cost airline said in October it expects to fly half the planes compared to last year.

That’s a reduction from the 60 per cent it had announced at the beginning of

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Wizz Air slashes capacity for winter after travel bans and quarantines hit demand

Wizz Air today said it was likely to cut the number of flights it runs in October to half of last year’s as it battles the raft of travel restrictions and quarantine rules.

The European airline said the drop in demand also meant its winter programme would also be cut to similar levels, meaning no pick-up for the key Christmas holiday period.

That marked a scaling back of its previous

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