Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally friendly airline, has launched its inaugural trip from Rome to Dammam. The new ultra-low-cost route will benefit both Italy and Saudi Arabia’s booming tourism industries by ushering in a new age of economical, hassle-free, and point-to-point travel options.
Wizz Air has announced twenty-three new flights to Saudi Arabia, demonstrating the airline’s commitment to assisting the country’s booming tourist industry by delivering over one million passengers to the Kingdom. Wizz Air’s increasing presence is in line with the Vision 2030 initiative, which aims to treble passenger volume in Saudi Arabia by 2030.
Robert Carey, President of Wizz Air, said: “We are excited to commence our first route ever to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new ultra-low-fare route between Rome and Dammam will provide affordable, point-to-point travel for tourists and residents in both Italy and Saudi Arabia, further strengthening global connectivity. We would like to thank our partners at the Air Connectivity Program, the Ministry of Investment, the Saudi Tourism Authority, Dammam International Airport, and the government of Saudi Arabia for their continuous support. We are committed to supporting the development of the Saudi tourism sector and we look forward to further expansion in Saudi Arabia. The WIZZ team looks forward to welcoming passengers onboard our modern, young, and sustainable aircraft.”
Fahd bin Sulaiman Al-Harbi, CEO of Dammam Airports Company, welcomed Wizz Air and the launch of the airline’s operations at King Fahd International Airport, emphasizing the importance of connecting the Kingdom with the continent of Europe. Dammam Airports Company (DACO) continues to create new destinations to serve the people of the Eastern Province and its citizens, according to Al-Harbi.