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Tuesday 06 April, 2021

Wizz Air Holdings

March 2021 Traffic and CO2 Emission Statistics

RNS Number : 4537U
Wizz Air Holdings PLC
06 April 2021
 

MARCH 2021 TRAFFIC AND CO2 EMISSION STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR CARRIED 480,000 PASSENGERS

 

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 6 April 2021: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the fastest-growing European airline , today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for March 2021.

 

In March 2021, Wizz Air carried 480,000 passengers, operated just below 20% of its capacity at a load factor of 63%.  Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

 

· Wizz Air announced its 42nd base in Palermo, Italy, with two Airbus A321 aircraft from June 2021;

· A 4th aircraft was allocated to a base in Tirana, Albania, from May 2021, enabling the start of six new routes to Malmö, Stockholm-Skavsta , Ancona, Pescara, Genova and Rome Ciampino ;

· New routes were also announced from Tel Aviv to destinations in Greece, from Abu Dhabi to destinations in Kazakhstan and from Poland five new destinations across Mediterranean;

· Wizz Air continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 79.5 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 31 March 2021. For the month of March, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 33% 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:



March

2021

March 2020

Change


31 March

2021

31 March

2020

Change

Capacity (seats)

768 , 113

1 , 907 , 408

- 59 . 7 %


1 5 , 929 , 391

4 2 , 800 , 863

- 62 . 8 %

Passengers*

480 , 203

1 , 754 , 032

- 72 . 6 %


1 0 , 185 , 945

4 0 , 038 , 382

- 74 . 6 %

Load Factor**

6 2 . 5 %

9 2 . 0 %

-2 9 . 4 ppts


63 . 9 %

93. 5 %

-29.6ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:


 

March

2021

March

2020

Change


31 March

2021

31 March

2020

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes*

56 , 366

163 , 813

- 65 . 6 %


1, 267 , 037

3, 759 , 801

- 66 . 3 %

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

72 . 9

5 5 . 0

32 . 5 %


79 . 5

57. 2

39 . 0 %

*rounded to one decimal place

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



March

2021

March

2020

Change


31 March

2021

31 March

2020

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

1,209 , 057

3,219 , 483

- 62 . 4 %


24 , 368 , 167

69 , 993 , 573

- 65 . 2 %

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

773 , 461

2 , 979 , 457

- 74 . 0 %


15 , 931 , 716

65 , 698 , 202

- 75 .8%

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air, the fastest growing European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 137 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:

Zlatko Custovic, Wizz Air

+36 1 777 9407




Media:

Sanja Pavel, Wizz Air:

Edward Bridges / Jonathan Neilan, FTI Consulting LLP:

+36 70 685 1418

+44 20 3727 1017




 

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