Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for April 2020.
In April 2020, Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:
- In addition to the regular passenger traffic detailed below, Wizz Air has operated 71 cargo flights with medical equipment as well as 28 rescue flights since the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wizz Air announced five new destinations to Abu Dhabi, with the first flights from Budapest and Bucharest commencing in June 2020, and three additional destinations starting in September. The launch of the Group’s new low-cost airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is progressing in line with the initial timeline.
- Operations were resumed from Wizz Air’s bases in London Luton and Vienna on 1 May with flights to selected destinations.
- Wizz Air announced the opening of a new base in Lviv, Ukraine from 1 July with one based aircraft and five new destinations, as well as two additional services from Kharkiv.
- Wizz Air continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 57.2 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 30 April 2020. For the month of April, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 9.9% higher due to the drop in load factor, while total CO2 emissions in tonnes decreased in line with capacity.