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A Wizz Air A321 aircraft in the airline's new livery. The carrier has expanded rapidly since the coronavirus pandemic began, as discussed in the AGLounge by Airline Geeks Podcast. (Photo: Wizz Air)

Wizz Air Announces the Launch of Abu Dhabi-based Low-Cost Carrier for 2020

Wizz Air announced on Thursday that it will set up a low-cost subsidiary in the United Arab Emirates. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will be a partnership with Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADDH), a partner of the Abu Dhabi government. The airline is expected to begin operations in the second half of 2020 with Airbus A321neo aircraft. Wizz Air currently operates a fleet of approximately 120 Airbus A320 family aircraft within Europe with current orders approaching 270 aircraft comprising predominantly…

Emirates Posts Huge Profit Increase While Etihad Hopes for Return…

The two main international carriers of the United Arab Emirates continue to attract the attention of the aviation industry. On Thursday, Emirates Airline reported a half-yearly profit of AED 862 million ($235 million), a massive 282 percent increase compared to the same April – September period in 2018. The carrier…