Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 17.5% in September

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LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.2 PPTS TO 94.1%

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

In September 2018, Wizz Air continued to expand its network, operations and customer offering with the following announcements:

  • Further investments in Poland with a seventh aircraft being added to its Gdansk fleet and commitment to upgrade its entire Warsaw fleet of eight aircraft to A321s.
  • Network expansion with three new routes announced to/from Poland including the new airport of Oslo in Norway.
  • Customer service enhancements with the introduction of the SITA WorldTracer® service to improve the speed of repatriating mishandled bags to passengers.
  • Continued investment in our people with the launch of the Wizz Air Pilot Academy program in Hungary. This follows the very successful launches of the program in Poland, Bulgaria and Romania already this year.

 

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  September

2018

September

2017

Change   30 September

2018

30 September

2017

Change
Capacity (seats) 3,372,988 2,908,638 +16.0%   35,636,614 29,485,340 +20.9%
Passengers* 3,173,280 2,701,203 +17.5%   32,763,832 26,889,378 +21.8%
Load Factor** 94.1% 92.9% +1.2ppts   91.9% 91.2% +0.7ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  September

2018

September

2017

Change   30 September

2018

30 September

2017

Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s) 5,438,506 4,627,734 +17.5%   56,951,985 46,873,857 +21.5%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s) 5,120,861 4,306,527 +18.9%   52,475,878 42,827,773 +22.5%

 

Oct 2, 2018, 10:00

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