Source - SMW
Wizz Air Holdings booked a large rise in first-half profit after the addition of new routes boosted passenger volumes. 

Profit rose by 24.6% to €288.6 after revenue rose by a similar amount, the company said.

"Our results for the first half of the current financial year have been ahead of expectations with robust trading across all of our markets," chief executive József Váradi said.

"In light of this strong performance and encouraging third quarter bookings the Company today raised its net profit guidance for the full year to a range of between €265m to €280m."

At 8:03am: (LON:WIZZ) Wizz Air Holdings Plc share price was -89p at 3246p