Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 17% in August

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Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for August 2016. 

In August 2016, Wizz Air continued to expand its customer offering and strengthen its network with the following announcements:

·      Launch of the new WIZZ website on all distribution platforms.

·      Announced ten new routes to/from Bosnia and Herzegovina (x6) and Serbia (x4).

·      Announced additional aircraft to Bosnia and Herzegovina (x1) and Serbia (x1)

·      Commenced 18 new routes to/from Romania (x7), Serbia (x3), Montenegro (x2), Poland (x2), Bulgaria (x1), Hungary (x1), Lithuania (x1), and Ukraine (x1).

·      Opened seventh Romanian base in Sibiu with one A320 aircraft.

 

Month

Rolling 12 months to:

August 2016

August 2015

Change

31 August 2016

31 August 2015

Change

Capacity (seats)

2,496,410

2,134,440

+17.0%

24,292,470

20,528,460

+18.3%

Passengers*

2,320,990

1,990,323

+16.6%

21,505,021

17,956,458

+19.8%

Load Factor**

93.0%

93.2%

-0.3ppts

88.5%

87.5%

+1.1ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

Month

Rolling 12 months to:

August

2016

August
2015

Change

31 August 2016

31 August
2015

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

3,928,296

3,286,801

+19.5%

37,773,940

31,428,489

+20.2%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

3,660,907

3,065,905

+19.4%

33,519,344

27,497,199

+21.9%

 Geneva, 5 September 2016

 

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