Wizz Air continues to grow as passenger numbers continue to increase

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Wizz Air has today announced its passenger statistics for May 2015.

The results for last month show an increase in passenger revenue as the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe looks to spreads its wings even further. In May Wizz Air added two new A320’s to its fleet and announced further developments of its operation:

  • 22nd base in Debrecen, Hungary opening December 2015
  • Five new routes in Hungary (x3) and Lithuania (x2)
  • Launched a fresh new corporate brand
  • Introduction of new “Plus Fare” category

Wizz Air  Passenger Numbers

Month Rolling 12 months to:  
May 2015 May 2014 Change   30 May 2015 30 May 2014 Change
Capacity (seats) 1,811,340 1,534,320 +18% 19,598,580 16,660,980 +18%
Passengers* 1,612,955 1,342,265 +20% 17,039,054 14,277,244 +19%
Load Factor** 89.0% 87.5% +1.6ppts 86.9% 85.7% +1.2ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe which operates a fleet of 59 Airbus A320 aircraft on over 380 routes from 22 bases. The airline currently connects 112 destinations across 38 countries.

At the airline a team of approximately 2,200 aviation professionals aim to deliver a superior service and very low ticket prices. Wizz Air flew 16.5 million passengers in the financial year ended 31 March 2015. For airline approved hand luggage with this carrier click here.

 

Operational Statistics

Month Rolling 12 months to  
May 2015 May 2014 Change   30 May 2015 30 May 2014 Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s) 2,775,417 2,361,849 +18% 30,134,821 25,204,383 +20%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s) 2,471,109 2,059,891 +20% 26,194,428 21,556,244 +22%

 

 

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