Wizz Air August 2022 Traffic AND CO2 Emission Statistics

posted on 2nd September 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Wizz Air August 2022 Traffic AND CO2 Emission Statistics

Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the fastest-growing and one of the most sustainable European airlines, today announces passenger and CO2 emission statistics for August 2022.

In August 2022, Wizz Air carried 4,960,116 passengers, representing a 38.5% increase compared to August 2021, at a load factor of 90.5%.

Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering in August, including:

  • Wizz Air announced the launch of 20 new routes from Bucharest, Budapest, Catania, Larnaca, Milan, Naples, Rome, Sofia, Tirana, Venice and Vienna to Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline introduces a new era of extended travel opportunities at ultra-low fares between Europe and the Kingdom to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s global connectivity.
  • Additionally, Wizz Air relaunched the operation of several routes from it’s bases in Hungary, Italy, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Austria, Albania, Moldova and London Luton. The restarting routes will be available starting from autumn 2022 to serve the best interest of the customers travelling across Europe with the airline.
  • Wizz Air continuously operates amongst the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 57.7 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 31 August 2022. For the month of August CO2 emissions in grams per passenger/km were 11.7% lower compared to same month last year, as we witness an improvement in load factors over same time.
  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  August

2022

August

2021

Change**   31 August

2022

31 August

2021

Change
Capacity (seats) 5,479,642 4,284,524 27.9%   47,094,171 20,989,144 124.4%
Passengers* 4,960,116 3,581,788 38.5%   39,482,934 14,773,076 167.3%
Load Factor** 90.5% 83.6% 6.9ppts   83.8% 70.4% 13.5ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

  Month     Rolling 12 months to:  
  August

2022

August

2021

Change*   31 August

2022

31 August

2021

Change
CO2 emissions in tonnes 430,476 337,611 27.5%   3,719,779 1,636,121 127.4%
CO2 grams per passenger/km* 53.4 60.4 -11.7%   57.7 69.7 -17.2%

*rounded to one decimal place