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Wizz Air logs 32.3% rise in April 2023 bookings

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In April 2023, Wizz Air reported carrying 4,927,076 passengers, which represents a 32.3% growth from April 2022.

In April 2023, Wizz Air Holdings (WIZZ.L) reported carrying 4,927,076 passengers, which represents a 32.3% surge from April 2022. The load factor also increased by 7.5 percentage points, reaching 90.9%. Additionally, the company increased its capacity by 21.4%, measured in seats, during that period.

Wizz Air reports 10% reduction in CO2 emissions per passenger km in April 2023

Wizz Air Holdings (WIZZ.L) reported a 10% reduction in CO2 emissions per passenger kilometer for the month of April 2023. The airline recorded 51.3 grams of CO2 per passenger/km, which is 10% lower than the same month last year.

Passenger growth and capacity increase for the rolling 12 months

For the rolling 12 months, Wizz Air reported a passenger growth of 72.9%, with a load factor of 88.4%, an increase of 9.1 percentage points. The airline increased its capacity, measured in seats, by 55.1%.

Wizz Air invests in sustainable aviation fuel

On the corporate front, Wizz Air announced a £5 million investment in Firefly, a biofuel company, marking its first equity investment in sustainable aviation fuel research and development. The airline plans to use SAF for its operations from 2028, with up to 525,000 tonnes over 15 years.

Wizz Air expands network

Wizz Air also expanded its network by adding one more aircraft to the Kutaisi, Georgia base, bringing the total fleet to four aircraft. The airline inaugurated the first flights from Sofia, Bulgaria, and Naples, Italy to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and connected Rome, Italy to Cairo, Egypt. Wizz Air also added more destinations from Brasov, Romania to the UK and Germany.

Shares in Wizz Air Holdings were up 2.58% at 3,099p as of 1056 BST.

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