Wizz Air Holdings (LON:WIZZ)

Wizz Air Holdings (LON:WIZZ)


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Wizz Air Holdings RNS Release

April 2019 Traffic Statistics


RNS Number : 8065X
Wizz Air Holdings PLC
02 May 2019
 

APRIL 2019 TRAFFIC STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 19.0%

 LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 1.1 PPTS TO 91.9%

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 2 May 2019: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for April 2019.

 

In April 2019, Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

 

·      Fleet expansion with the delivery of a brand new Airbus 321ceo aircraft which is being deployed at Wizz Air's new Krakow base from May 2019, taking the fleet to 113 aircraft.

·      Continued improvement in operational performance with only four cancelled flights during April and a year-on-year improvement in on-time performance to 81%.

·      Route network expansion with the start of 8 new routes to/from: Poland (4x), Romania (2x), Lithuania (1x), Ukraine (1x).

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

April

2019

April

2018

Change

 

31 April

2019

31 April

2018

Change

Capacity (seats)

3,577,062

3,042,986

17.6%

 

37,800,952

32,908,210

14.9%

Passengers*

3,288,731

2,764,579

19.0%

 

35,090,840

30,078,166

16.7%

Load Factor**

91.9%

90.9%

1.1ppts

 

92.8%

91.4%

1.4ppts

 

*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 113 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 650 routes from 25 bases, connecting 146 destinations across 44 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of more than 4,500 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of over 35 million passengers in the past 12 months. 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 recently received the highest 7-star safety rating by airlineratings.com, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and was recently named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renowned annual publication that recognizes the year's most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry.

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

April

2019

April

2018

Change

 

31 April

2019

31 April

2018

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

5,824,582

4,827,898

20.6%

 

61,280,645

52,273,659

17.2%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

5,381,352

4,396,224

22.4%

 

56,979,081

47,908,664

18.9%

 

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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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