Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 24% in August 2017

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LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 2.4 PPTS TO 95.4%

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”) announces passenger statistics for August 2017.

In August 2017, Wizz Air continued to expand its network, operations and customer offering with the following announcements:

  • Route network expansion with seventeen new routes announced to/from Romania (7x), Poland (5x), Hungary (2x), Czech Republic (1x), Lithuania (1x), and Latvia (1x).
  • Second based Airbus A320ceo aircraft joins the Kyiv fleet in Ukraine.
  • The introduction of a new ancillary product helping customers locking-in Wizz Air’s low fares for 48 hours and complete their purchase later.
  • Shareholder approval to purchase 10 additional brand new Airbus A321ceo aircraft from Airbus to be delivered during 2018 – 2019.
Month Rolling 12 months to:
August

2017

August

2016

Change 31 August

2017

31 August

2016

Change
Capacity (seats) 3,028,438 2,496,410 +21.3% 28,910,552 24,292,470 +19.0%
Passengers* 2,887,770 2,320,990 +24.4% 26,325,744 21,505,021 +22.4%
Load Factor** 95.4% 93.0% +2.4ppts 91.1% 88.5% +2.5ppts

 

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

04 September 2017

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