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

MonthRolling 12 months to: 
May 2015May 2014Change 30 May 201530 May 2014Change
Capacity (seats)1,811,3401,534,320+18%19,598,58016,660,980+18%
Passengers*1,612,9551,342,265+20%17,039,05414,277,244+19%
Load Factor**89.0%87.5%+1.6ppts86.9%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

MonthRolling 12 months to 
May 2015May 2014Change 30 May 201530 May 2014Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s)2,775,4172,361,849+18%30,134,82125,204,383+20%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)2,471,1092,059,891+20%26,194,42821,556,244+22%

 

 

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