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Odesa International Airport welcomed the inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi

Today on October 7th, 2021 at 15:24 Odesa International Airport welcomed the inaugural flight from Abu Dhabi operated by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi.

The long-awaited flight 5W7001 for the first time connected Odesa with the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Starting from today the new flights are served on the Airbus A320 neo every Tuesday, and starting from December 19th, 2021 - twice a week, every Tuesday and Sunday. The departure from Odesa is at 15:50, arrival to Abu Dhabi at 22:00*, flight duration is 5 h 10 m. The departure from Abu Dhabi is at 11:20*, arrival to Odesa at 15:05, flight duration is 4 h 45 m. Local time.




Vyacheslav Cheglatonyev

Commercial Director

Odesa International Airport, LLC


«Today we welcome the inaugural flight of the new and ambitious airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to Odesa. Starting from today, our passengers have a great opportunity to travel comfortably and safely to the capital of UAE onboard of the state-of-the-art Airbus A321 neo aircraft. Direct flight to Abu Dhabi is definitely one of the top expectations of our passengers and has already become the 11th new route launched this year, and 38th in total to/from Odesa Airport. We are confidently moving forward to the opening of new horizons!»


Kees Van Schaick

Managing Director

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi


“As a new UAE airline, it is very exciting to be able to launch two new routes within a few days following our announcement to ramp up operations. Our aim has always been to add a range of destinations to our network that cater to all travellers be it for leisure or business – and we are delivering on this aim since launching in January 2021, we have announced a total of 32 destinations and look forward to adding more.”




Tickets are available on Wizz Air.




Wizz Air Abu Dhabi - an Emirati scheduled low-cost airline based at Abu Dhabi International Airport. A joint venture by ADQ and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the fastest growing European airline which operates a fleet of 141 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. All Wizz Air Abu Dhabi flights are operated on Airbus A321 neo aircraft, with 239 seats.