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Wizz Air Holdings - May 2020 Traffic and CO2 Emission Statistics

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Wizz Air Holdings PLC
04 June 2020
 

MAY 2020 TRAFFIC AND CO2 EMISSION STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR OPERATED 6% OF ITS CAPACITY

AT 61% LOAD FACTOR

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 4 June 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 May 2020.

 

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

 

·      Wizz Air announced the opening of four new bases from 1 July, deploying 11 aircraft and launching over 50 new routes to:

‒    Milan Malpensa, Italy: Five new based aircraft

‒    Larnaca, Cyprus: Two new based aircraft

‒    Lviv, Ukraine: One new based aircraft

‒    Tirana, Albania: Three new based aircraft

 

·      Wizz Air continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 57.3 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 30 May 2020. For the month of May, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 38.4% higher due to the drop in load factor, while total CO2 emissions in tonnes decreased in line with capacity.

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

May

2020

May

2019

Change

 

31 May

2020

31 May

2019

Change

Capacity (seats)

207,025

3,697,170

-94.4%

 

35,839,158

38,411,496

-6.7%

Passengers*

126,549

3,470,889

-96.4%

 

33,483,693

35,725,349

-6.3%

Load Factor**

61.1%

93.9%

-32.8ppts

 

93.4%

93.0%

0.4ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

May

2020

May

2019

Change

 

31 May

2020

31 May

2019

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes*

18,680

324,061

-94.2%

 

3,152,802

3,380,626

-6.7%

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

79.3

57.3

38.4%

 

57.3

58.2

-1.6%

*rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

May

2020

May

2019

Change

 

31 May

2020

31 May

2019

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

374,484

6,003,311

-93.8%

 

58,729,006

62,324,686

-5.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

235,533

5,656,397

-95.8%

 

55,040,294

58,084,545

-5.2%

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operates a fleet of 122 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. 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 last 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world's top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognizing individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service. 

 

 

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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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