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December 2021 Traffic and CO2 Emission Statistics

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Wizz Air Carried 2,638,000 Passengers

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

In December 2021, Wizz Air carried 2,638,000 passengers at a load factor of 75.4%. Wizz Air continued to grow its network and improve its customer offering as follows:

  • Wizz Air announced that it has acquired 15 daily slot pairs from Norwegian Air Shuttle at Gatwick Airport. The deal means Wizz Air UK will base four additional Airbus A321neo aircraft at Gatwick, bringing the total number of aircraft based at Gatwick Airport to five from Spring 2022 onwards.
  • Wizz Air UK announced that it will launch new routes from its Gatwick Airport base to 14 new destinations including, Faro, Palma, Larnaca, Catania, Podgorica, Tel Aviv, Chania, Mykonos and Funchal. There will also be new routes from Milan, Rome, Vienna, Bari and Naples to Gatwick Airport, with those flights operated by Wizz Air Hungary. A mixture of year-round and seasonal routes, these new flights will launch from March onwards.
  • Wizz Air continuously operates amongst the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 65.3 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 31 December 2021. For the month of December, CO2 emissions in grams per passenger/km were 25.4% lower compared to same month last year, as we witness an improvement in load factors over same time.

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

December

2021

December 2020

Change**

 

31 December

2021

31 December

2020

Change

Capacity (seats)

3,498,880

1,187,553

194.6%

 

28,887,576

22,293,106

29.6%

Passengers*

2,638,331

665,722

296.3%

 

21,722,799

16,676,151

30.3%

Load Factor**

75.4%

56.1%

19.3ppts

 

75.2%

74.8%

0.4ppts

*booked passengers

**rounded to one decimal place

Wizz Air Monthly CO2 Emission Statistics

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

December

2021

December

2020

Change*

 

31 December

2021

31 December

2020

Change

CO2 emissions in tonnes

276,639

91,986

200.7%

 

2,253,911

1,846,851

22.0%

CO2 grams per passenger/km*

63.8

85.6

-25.4%

 

65.3

67.1

-2.6%

*rounded to one decimal place

Additional Wizz Air Operational Statistics

 

Month

 

 

Rolling 12 months to:

 

 

December

2021

December

2020

Change*

 

31 December

2021

31 December

2020

Change

Available Seat Kilometres (000s)

5,748,195

1,838,811

212.6%

 

45,971,223

36,235,418

26.9%

Revenue Passenger Kilometres (000s)

4,334,896

1,075,126

303.2%

 

34,516,012

27,543,701

25.3%

*rounded to one decimal place

This press release was sourced from Wizz Air on 04-Jan-2022.