Logistics specialist Menzies Aviation has won a contract with Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, an ultra-low-fare airline in the United Arab Emirates.

The contract, which will see Menzies provide a range of ground services at Kuwait International Airport, is the Scottish firm’s first contract with Wizz outside Europe. As part of the new agreement, Menzies will deliver ramp, passenger, security and ticketing services for seven-flights a week for the ultra-low-cost carrier in Kuwait.

This contract builds on Menzies’ existing relationship with Wizz Air, which spans several European cities, among them London, Budapest, Prague, Cluj, Timișoara, Iași and Sibiu. Menzies has also secured a new European location with Wizz Air in Nice, where it will provide passenger ramp services for over 1,800 flights per year.

Charles Wyley, executive vice president Middle East, Africa and Asia, Menzies Aviation, said: “We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with Wizz Air with this new Wizz Air Abu Dhabi contract in Kuwait. It demonstrates the confidence Wizz Air has in the ability of the Menzies team to provide a safe, secure and consistence quality service. We look forward to continuing to grow our relationship with Wizz Air in the region and beyond.”

Image: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi/ Menzies Aviation