This article has been reviewed and fact-checked by Wego’s editorial team.

In a recent report by Wego, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s highly-regarded low-cost national airline, has proudly unveiled a new route to Turkistan, a city of historical significance in Central Asia. This strategic move underscores the airline’s dedication to expanding travel opportunities for UAE residents and visitors, thereby strengthening ties between the UAE and Kazakhstan.


The inaugural flight to Turkistan is slated for 16 January 2024, with services operating thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Prospective travelers can already secure their seats via the Wizz Air website or mobile app, with fares commencing from an affordable AED 159.

Turkistan, a gem nestled within Kazakhstan, offers a mesmerizing fusion of history, culture, and breathtaking natural landscapes, reflecting the nation’s rich heritage. Among its many treasures is the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, a revered UNESCO World Heritage site that exemplifies the grandeur of Islamic art and architecture. This new route promises to open a gateway to this fascinating destination, offering travelers an immersive experience into the heart of Central Asia.