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Wizz Air grows September passenger numbers by 22%

Wizz Air passenger traffic grew by 22% during September 2015 on the back of a 22% increase in capacity, producing a load factor increase of 3.3 percentage points to 90.9%. On a rolling basis, Wizz Air passengers grew by 20% during the 12 months to September 30, 2015, with capacity up18%. The 12 month load factor grew by 1.4 percentage points to 87.8%.

In September, Wizz Air also confirmed an order with Airbus for 110 A321neo aircraft that will begin delivery in 2019 (subject to shareholder approval) as well as an agreement with CDB Leasing of China to finance six A321ceo aircraft, the first of which will join the fleet in November.

Wizz Air continues to expand its customer offering with the addition of new bases and the launch of new routes. Recent announcements include nine new routes added to the network commencing in the second half of this financial year – four in Romania and five in Poland.

Date: October 5, 2015

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