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Wizz Air Holdings PLC
02 July 2021
 

JUNE 2021 TRAFFIC AND CO2 EMISSION STATISTICS

 

WIZZ AIR CARRIED 1,557,000 PASSENGERS

 

 

Ticker:  WIZZ

 

Geneva, 2 July 2021: Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air"), the fastest-growing European airline, today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for June 2021.

 

In June 2021, Wizz Air carried 1,557,000 passengers at a load factor of 64%.  Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

 

·      Wizz Air announced opening of its sixth Italian base in Naples, offering 18 new international and domestic routes. The airline will base two Airbus A321 aircraft at Naples airport in August and September 2021. The 18 new services will add to eight existing routes currently operated from Naples airport;

·      Wizz Air will allocate an additional A321 aircraft to its Tirana base in Albania, adding two new routes to Barcelona, Spain and Cologne, Germany from July 2021;

·      Wizz Air continuously operates amongst the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 74.9 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 30 June 2021. For the month of June, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 19.0% lower compared to same month last year, as we witness an improvement in load factors over same time.

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



June

2021

June 2020

Change***


30 June

2021

30 June

2020

Change

Capacity (seats)

2,432,165

961,797

n.m.


19,311,081

33,003,289

-41.5%

Passengers*

1,557,041

502,253

n.m.


12,440,062

30,376,986

-59.0%

Load Factor**

64.0%

52.2%

11.8ppts


64.4%

92.0%

-27.6ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

***not meaningful as variance is more than (+)100%

 

 

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:


 

June

2021

June

2020

Change**


30 June

2021

30 June

2020

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes*

185,291

75,458

n.m.


1,519,500

2,891,833

-47.5%

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

76.5

94.1

-19.0%


74.9

57.9

29.4%

*rounded to one decimal place

**not meaningful as variance is more than (+)100%

 

 

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 


Month



Rolling 12 months to:



June

2021

June

2020

Change*


30 June

2021

30 June

2020

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

3,806,783

1,519,055

n.m.


30,943,392

54,069,928

-42.8%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

2,421,439

802,145

n.m.


20,273,719

49,966,884

-59.4%

*not meaningful as variance is more than (+)100%

 

 

ABOUT WIZZ AIR

Wizz Air, the fastest growing European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 142 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 10.2 million passengers in the financial year F21 ending 31 March 2021. 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:

Natasha Seager Smith, Wizz Air:

Edward Bridges / Jonathan Neilan, FTI Consulting LLP:

+36 1 777 8475

+44 20 3727 1017




 

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