Wizz Air grows passenger numbers by 19% in April 2018

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LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 0.8 PPTS TO 90.9%

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

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

  • Route network expansion with six new routes announced to/from Ukraine (3x), Austria (2x), and Romania (1x).
  • Operations commenced to/from two new airports in Vienna and Kharkiv.
  • Delivery of three brand new Airbus A320 family aircraft, taking the fleet to 96 aircraft.
  • Announced investment into a brand new state-of-the-art crew training centre in Budapest, initial daily training capacity will be over 125 pilots and cabin crew.
  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  April

2018

April

2017

Change   30 April

2018

30 April

2017

Change
Capacity (seats) 3,042,986 2,573,530 +18.2%   32,908,210 26,897,830 +22.3%
Passengers* 2,764,579 2,318,770 +19.2%   30,078,166 24,305,955 +23.7%
Load Factor** 90.9% 90.1% +0.8ppts   91.4% 90.4% +1.0ppts

 

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  April

2018

April

2017

Change   30 April

2018

30 April

2017

Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s) 4,827,898 4,091,225 +18.0%   52,273,659 42,571,333 +22.8%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s) 4,396,224 3,697,238 +18.9%   47,908,664 38,542,174 +24.3%
May 3, 2018, 07:00

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