Posted on: 07 January 2014 by Mark Howells
Wizz Air carried 13.5 million passengers in 2013, representing growth of 12% year-on-year, with an average load factor of 86%.
The Wizz Air fleet currently comprises 45 Airbus A320s which will grow to 53 in 2014 with the deliveries of brand new aircraft from Airbus. This fleet will serve a growing network including the already announced opening of the airline’s 18th and 19th operating bases in Lviv, Ukraine, and in Craiova, Romania, in 2014. Existing operations in Bucharest, Budapest, Skopje, Sofia, Vilnius and Warsaw will also expand in the coming months.
“We continue to bring low fares to new markets and are committed to growing our customer base in Europe and beyond,” declared József Váradi, chief executive officer of Wizz Air. “We now have over 300 routes to 35 countries on sale. We offer very low fares that are affordable to everyone and also a great variety of additional products and services for consumers to create a personalised travel experience based on their preferences.”