Wizz Air Holdings (LON:WIZZ)

Wizz Air Holdings (LON:WIZZ)


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Wizz Air Holdings RNS Release

May 2019 Traffic Statistics


RNS Number : 9940A
Wizz Air Holdings PLC
04 June 2019
 

MAY 2019 TRAFFIC STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 22.4%

LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 2.0 PPTS TO 93.9%

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 4 June 2019: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for May 2019.

 

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

 

·      Route network expansion with the start of 9 new routes from/to: Poland (7x) and Ukraine (2x).

·      Opening of newest Polish base in Krakow with three based A320 family aircraft deployed in May, August and September in summer 2019.

·      Wizz Air was named 2019 Airline of the Year by Air Transport Awards, the only international prizes that award all the main categories of the air transport industry.

·      Celebration of 15 years of operation and a remarkable milestone of 200 million carried passengers.

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



May

2019

May

2018

Change


31 May

2019

31 May

2018

Change

Capacity (seats)

3,697,170

3,086,626

19.8%


38,411,496

33,359,776

15.1%

Passengers*

3,470,889

2,836,380

22.4%


35,725,349

30,513,700

17.1%

Load Factor**

93.9%

91.9%

2.0ppts


93.0%

91.5%

1.5ppts

 

*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 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:



May

2019

May

2018

Change


31 May

2019

31 May

2018

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

6,003,311

4,959,269

21.1%


62,324,686

53,058,285

17.5%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

5,656,397

4,550,933

24.3%


58,084,545

48,649,948

19.4%

 

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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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