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Wizz Air Holdings - April 2020 Traffic and CO2 Emission Statistics

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Wizz Air Holdings PLC
05 May 2020
 

APRIL 2020 TRAFFIC AND CO2 EMISSION STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR OPERATED 3% OF ITS CAPACITY

AT 75% LOAD FACTOR

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 5 May 2020: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for April 2020.

 

In April 2020, Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

 

·      In addition to the regular passenger traffic detailed below, Wizz Air has operated 71 cargo flights with medical equipment as well as 28 rescue flights since the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

·      Wizz Air announced five new destinations to Abu Dhabi, with the first flights from Budapest and Bucharest commencing in June 2020, and three additional destinations starting in September. The launch of the Group's new low-cost airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is progressing in line with the initial timeline.   

·      Operations were resumed from Wizz Air's bases in London Luton and Vienna on 1 May with flights to selected destinations.

·      Wizz Air announced the opening of a new base in Lviv, Ukraine from 1 July with one based aircraft and five new destinations, as well as two additional services from Kharkiv.

·      Wizz Air continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 57.2 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 30 April 2020. For the month of April, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 9.9% higher due to the drop in load factor, while total CO2 emissions in tonnes decreased in line with capacity.

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



April

2020

April

2019

Change


30 April

2020

30 April

2019

Change

Capacity (seats)

104,956

3,577,062

-97.1%


39,328,757

37,800,952

4.0%

Passengers*

 78,389

3,288,731

-97.6%


36,828,040

35,090,840

5.0%

Load Factor**

74.7%

91.9%

-17.3ppts


93.6%

92.8%

0.8ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:


 

April

2020

April

2019

Change


30 April

2020

30 April

2019

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes*

9,157

310,775

-97.1%


3,458,183

3,325,633

4.0%

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

63.5

57.8

9.9%


57.2

58.4

-2.0%

*rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



April

2020

April

2019

Change


30 April

2020

30 April

2019

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

187,566

5,824,582

-96.8%


64,356,558

61,280,645

5.0%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

144,307

5,381,352

-97.3%


60,461,157

56,979,081

6.1%

 

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 121 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft, one of the youngest airline fleets in the world and offers more than 710 routes from 25 bases, connecting 155 destinations across 45 countries. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 40 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ.

 

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For more information:




Investors:

Evelin Horvath, Wizz Air

+41 22 555 9863




Media:

Tamara Vallois, Wizz Air:

+36 1 777 9324


Edward Bridges / Jonathan Neilan, FTI Consulting LLP:

+44 20 3727 1017




 


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