Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, today announced that, for the first time in its 10 year history, it has operated 100,000 flights over a 12 month period. This represents almost 30 billion flown seat kilometers and over 1.3 million crew hours worked**. With a completion rate of 99.9% WIZZ’s 15.5m passengers enjoyed an excellent service delivery in this period.
Diederik Pen, Chief Operations Officer of Wizz Air, said: "We are thrilled to have operated 100,000 flights in the past 12 months. This milestone in WIZZ’s history confirms our staff’s dedication to satisfy customer demand for affordable air travel in 36 countries. We have already announced more than 30 new routes that will commence in the following months as we look forward to performing even more flights and offering a personalized travel experience with our wide range of additional services and products.”
*Source: Innovata, on the basis of scheduled departing seat capacity for the year ended 30 June 2014 (“H1 2014”) Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is a region comprised of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.
**Source: Internal Company information Measured period 23 Nov 2013-22 Nov 2014