Wizz Air November Traffic Stats

NOVEMBER 2017 TRAFFIC STATISTICS

WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 22%
LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.5 PPTS TO 88.3%

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 5 December 2017: Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for November 2017.

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

 

  • Route network expansion with 22 new routes announced to/from Poland (10x), Romania (5x), the UK (5x) and Ukraine (2x).
  • UK expansion with the acquisition of additional slots/stands from Monarch Airlines at London-Luton taking the total number of based aircraft to seven in 2018.
  • Fleet expansion with the delivery of a brand new Airbus A321ceo aircraft, taking the fleet number to a total of 87.
  • Growth plans and cost position to 2026 further strengthened with an order of an additional 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

 

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  November

2017

November

2016

Change   30 November

2017

30 November

2016

Change
Capacity (seats) 2,443,946 2,038,850 +19.9%   30,513,878 25,205,020 +21.1%
Passengers* 2,157,742 1,769,031 +22.0%   27,900,387 22,428,574 + 24.4%
Load Factor** 88.3% 86.8% +1.5ppts   91.4% 89.0% +2.5ppts

 

 

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 87 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 550 routes from 27 bases, connecting 145 destinations across 43 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of approximately 3,500 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 23.8 million passengers in the financial year ended 31 March 2017. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company was recently named 2016 Value Airline of the Year by the editors of Air Transport World, one of the leading airline trade magazines, as well as 2016 Low Cost Airline of the Year by the Center for Aviation (CAPA), a leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence.

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  November

2017

November

2016

Change   30 November

2017

30 November

2016

Change
Available Seat Kilometres (000s) 3,900,231 3,247,343 +20.1%   48,537,438 39,464,971 +23.0%
Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s) 3,450,268 2,818,649 +22.4%   44,474,947 35,193,253 +26.4%