Wizz Air announces passenger data and CO₂ emission stats for February
Company is looking to the future with investment in Sustainable Aviation Fuel
In February 2023, Wizz Air carried 3,786,739 passengers, representing an increase of 97.1 per cent compared to February 2022, at a load factor of 93.3 per cent.
The company has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Neste for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from 2025. The MoU gives Wizz Air the opportunity to purchase 36,000 tons of SAF per annum for the supply across its route network in Europe and the UK.
Wizz Air continuously operates amongst the lowest CO₂ emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines, with 54.2 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 28 February 2023. For the month of February CO₂ emissions were 48.9 grams per passenger/km (8.3 per cent lower compared to same month last year).
The airline has also announced new routes from Italy, Lithuania and Austria, connecting Rome Fiumicino with Rzeszow, in southeast Poland, Vilnius with Malaga, and Vienna with Hurghada, as well as a ninth A321neo aircraft joining its Abu Dhabi fleet from this summer.