Wizz Air Holdings

January 2021 Traffic and CO2 Emission Statistics

RNS Number : 7687N
Wizz Air Holdings PLC
03 February 2021
 

JANUARY 2021 TRAFFIC AND CO2 EMISSION STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR CARRIED 573,000 PASSENGERS

AT 27% CAPACITY AND 61% LOAD FACTOR

 

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 3 February 2021: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the fastest-growing European airline , today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for January 2021.

 

In January 2021, Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

 

· Wizz Air Abu Dhabi started operations with its inaugural flight to Athens, Greece.

· Wizz Air continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 69.4 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 31 January 2021. For the month of January, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 35% higher than last year due to the drop in load factor, while total CO2 emissions in tonnes decreased at a slightly higher rate than capacity.

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

January

2021

January 2020

Change

 

31 January

2021

31 January

2020

Change

Capacity (seats)

940,410

3,500,524

- 73.1%

 

19,732,992

43,121,338

-54.2%

Passengers*

573,692

3,158,656

-81.8%

 

14,091,187

40,392,660

-65.1%

Load Factor**

61.0%

90.2%

-29.2ppts

 

71.4%

93.7%

-22.3ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

January

2021

January

2020

Change

 

31 January

2021

31 January

2020

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes*

73,417

306,136

-76.0%

 

1,614,132

3,788,246

-57.4%

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

79.2

58.7

34.9%

 

69.4

57.3

21.2%

*rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

January

2021

January

2020

Change

 

31 January

2021

31 January

2020

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

1,451,356

5,713,090

-74.6%

 

31,973,685

70,395,413

-54.6%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

926,884

5,213,709

-82.2%

 

23,256,876

66,142,283

-64.8%

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air, the fastest growing and greenest European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 135 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 financial year F20 ending 31 March 2020. 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:

Sanja Pavel, Wizz Air:

Edward Bridges / Jonathan Neilan, FTI Consulting LLP:

+36 70 685 1418

+44 20 3727 1017

 

 

 

 

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