Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 19% in November

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 LOAD FACTOR INCREASE 3.2 PPT TO 87%

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”) today announces passenger statistics for November 2016.

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

  • Launch of a new fare category called “WIZZ Go”. Both “WIZZ Go” and “WIZZ Plus” offer customers a discounted package price over the “Basic Fare” (flight ticket and a small cabin bag) and the sum of ancillary services if purchased separately, as well as a faster booking experience.
  • Network expansion with seven new routes announced to/from Romania (x6) and Poland (x1).
  • Commencing operations of ten new routes to/from Hungary (x3), Poland (x3), Romania (x1), Macedonia (x1), Lithuania (x1), and Ukraine (x1).

Finalised the financing for three new Airbus A320 CEO and seven new Airbus A321 CEO aircraft being delivered in 2017 and 2018. With this Wizz Air secures its fleet requirements until 2018 when WIZZ’s fleet will reach a significant and important milestone of 100 aircraft. From January 2019 Wizz Air will start taking delivery of Airbus A320 NEO family aircraft.

Month

November2016

November 2015 

Change

Capacity (seats)

2,038,850

1,777,080

+14,7%

Passengers*

1,769,031

1,485,281

+ 19.1%

Load Factor**

86.8%

83.6%

   +3.2ppts

Rolling 12 Months to

30 November 2016

30 November 2015

Change

Capacity (seats)

25,205,020

21,505,260

+17.2%

Passengers*

22,428,574

18,907,022

+18.6%

Load Factor**

89.0%

87.9%

+1.1ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

05/12/2016

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