Wizz Air grows November passenger numbers by 11%

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LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 2.9 PPTS TO 91.2%

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”) today announces passenger statistics for November 2018.

In November 2018, Wizz Air continued to grow its network, enhance its operations and improve its customer offering with the following announcements:

  • Krakow to become Wizz Air’s 26th base with two brand new Airbus A321 aircraft deployed from summer 2019 operating 12 new routes to nine countries.
  • Further consolidation of Wizz Air’s number one market position Hungary and Romania with the deployment of a two additional brand new Airbus A321 aircraft.
  • Route network expansion with 17 new routes announced to/from Poland and Ukraine (12x), Hungary (2x), Romania (2x) and Lithuania (1x).
  • Fleet expansion with the delivery of an additional brand new Airbus A321, taking Wizz Air’s current fleet to 105 aircraft.
  • Inauguration of Wizz Air’s brand new €30 million state-of-the-art pilot and cabin crew training centre in Budapest. The facility currently operates two full-motion simulators and can train up to 300 crew members on a daily basis.

 

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  November

2018

November

2017

Change   30 November

2018

30 November

2017

Change
Capacity (seats) 2,631,744 2,443,946 +7.7%   36,187,300 30,513,878 +18.6%
Passengers* 2,400,337 2,157,742 +11.2%   33,401,909 27,900,387 +19.7%
Load Factor** 91.2% 88.3% +2.9ppts   92.3% 91.4% +0.9ppts

 

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  November

2018

November

2017

Change   30 November

2018

30 November

2017

Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s) 4,303,592 3,900,231 +10.3%   58,029,638 48,537,438 +19.6%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s) 3,923,176 3,450,268 +13.7%   53,656,356 44,474,947 +20.6%

 

Dec 4, 2018, 10:00

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