Wizz Air October 2015 traffic: 1,726,610 Passengers; up 23% YoY

Budapest, Hungary, 2015-11-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for October 2015.

In October, the Company announced it surpassed the 100 million mark in total passengers carried since beginning operations only 11 years ago.

Wizz Air continues to expand its customer offering and network with the following announcements in October:

  • Network expansion with flights between Budapest (Hungary) and Baku resuming in March 2016. Azerbaijan is the 39th country on Wizz Air’s network.
  • Base expansion in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) with a fifth aircraft from July 2016.

Route expansion with six new routes announced in October; Romania (x4), Hungary (x1) and Serbia (x1).

 

Month

 

October 2015

October 2014

Change

Capacity (seats)

1,957,500

1,632,240

+20%

Passengers*

1,726,610

1,408,406

+23%

Load Factor**

88.2%

86.3%

+1.9ppts
 

Rolling 12 Months to

 

31 October 2015

31 October 2014

Change

Capacity (seats)

21,154,860

17,876,160

+18%

Passengers*

18,604,909

15,452,712

+20%

Load Factor**

87.9%

86.4%

+1.5ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

For all other countries: communications@wizzair.com

SOURCE: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

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