Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to fly to Samarkand

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has launched a new route from Abu Dhabi to the ancient city of Samarkand, one of the most important sites on the Silk Road. This exciting new destination, being the second largest city in Uzbekistan and situated at the crossroads of world cultures for over two and a half millennia.

The national airline now flies to more than 36 destinations within a five-hour flight time radius of Abu Dhabi, since launching in January 2021. The flight to Samarkand, a crucible of cultures and religions, will commence on December 13, 2022 and will operate on Tuesday and Saturday.

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Samarkand, one of the most ancient cities in the world and among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Central Asia, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site rich in historical heritage. Located on the ancient trade route linking China to the Mediterranean, Samarkand is an important centre of human civilisation with breath-taking culture. Its list of must-see attractions include beautiful mausoleums and the incredible madrassas with Registan, the centrepiece of the city, arguably the most impressive site in Central Asia.

The airline has a young fleet composed of five brand new state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft, offering the lowest fuel burn, emissions and noise footprint. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has the lowest environmental footprint among its competitors in the region, supporting the airline’s long-term commitment to sustainability.

Route Operating Days Starts Fares from*
Abu Dhabi – Samarkand Tuesday and Saturday 13 December 2022 AED 149