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Wizz Air Holdings announces new routes and latest traffic growth stats

Wizz Air Holdings announces new routes and latest traffic growth stats

Mon 4 Feb 2019 07:43 by ukcitymedia.co.uk about : operational news - 0 Comments - 4338 words


Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for January 2019.

 

In January 2019, Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering with the following announcements:

 

·      Route network expansion with 14 new routes announced to/from Macedonia (8x), Romania (5x) and Albania (1x).

·      Base expansion in Macedonia and Romania with additional based A320 family aircraft to be deployed in Skopje and Timisoara from summer 2019. 

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

January

2019

January

2018

Change

 

31 January

2019

31 January

2018

Change

Capacity (seats)

2,915,508   

2,663,658   

+9.5%

 

36,864,096

31,462,356

+17.2%

Passengers*

2,569,229   

2,336,206   

+10.0%

 

34,047,145

28,729,603

+18.5%

Load Factor**

88.1%

87.7%

+0.4ppts

 

92.4%

91.3%

+1.1ppts

 

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 106 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 600 routes from 26 bases, connecting 144 destinations across 44 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of more than 4,400 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of over 33 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company recently received the highest 7-star safety rating by airlineratings.com, a world's only safety and product rating agency, as well as was recently named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renown annual publication that recognizes the year's most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry.

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

January

2019

January

2018

Change

 

31 January

2019

31 January

2018

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

4,768,336

4,220,723

+13.0%

 

59,385,430

50,008,537

+18.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

4,249,110

3,747,042

+13.4%

 

54,935,352

45,792,703

+20.0%

 

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