Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 30% in April, load factor increases 3.6% to 90%

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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 April 2017.

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

  • Route network expansion with three new routes announced to/from Hungary (1), Poland (1), and Slovakia (1).
  • Base expansion with the deployment of a second Airbus A320 aircraft to Tuzla in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Network expansion to 140 airports and 42 countries with the announcement of two new routes to/from Astana in Kazakhstan and Agadir in Morocco.
  • Delivery of one brand new Airbus A321 aircraft taking the fleet to 80 aircraft.

Month

April 2017

April 2016

Change

Capacity (seats)

2,573,530

2,054,540

+25.3%

Passengers*

2,318,770

1,777,200

+30.5%

Load Factor**

90.1%

86.5%

   +3,6 ppts

Rolling 12 Months to

30 April 2017

30 April   2016

Change

Capacity (seats)

26,897,830

22,928,260

+17.3%

Passengers*

24,305,955

20,223,329

+20.2%

Load Factor**

90.1%

88.2%

+2,2ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

03/05/2017

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