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Wizz Air to Take Hungarian Olympic Team to Paris

Feb 28, 2024

Wizz Air will be the official carrier of the Hungarian team to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, according to a cooperation agreement signed on Wednesday between the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) and the airline. At the press conference held on the occasion of the ceremony, the agreement was signed by Wizz Air CEO József Váradi […]

Average Age of Wizz Air Fleet Decreases

Feb 20, 2024

The 200th aircraft has arrived in Wizz Air's fleet, reducing the average age of the airline's fleet to 4.2 years, the company told MTI on Tuesday. The new Airbus A321neo will be based at London-Luton Airport. The Airbus A321neo aircraft's avionics offer significant environmental benefits. The model can now fly on up to 50% sustainable […]

Wizz Air: High Seating Capacity for the Summer Season

Jan 23, 2024

Wizz Air will provide around four million seats on its Hungarian flights to 70 destinations this summer season, thus maintaining its market leadership in Hungary, the low-cost airline told MTI on Tuesday. They stressed that in the travel period starting in April and ending at the end of September, they expect another outstanding result after […]

Wizz Air Carried Over 60 Million Passengers Last Year

Jan 19, 2024

Low-cost airliner Wizz Air has broken its previous passenger record in 2023, carrying more than 60.3 million passengers last year, an increase of around 32% compared to 2022; in Hungary, this represents 5.2 million passengers and a 29% increase compared to the previous year, the airline told MTI on Friday. In 2023, Wizz Air launched […]

Wizz Air:  33 Million Passengers in the Summer Season

Nov 14, 2023

In the summer season between April and September 2023, Wizz Air carried a record 33 million passengers on its flights, a 24% increase compared to the same period last year, the airline told MTI on Tuesday. According to the information, the most popular destinations this year were again seaside holiday resorts and historic cities with […]

Wizz Air: Operating Profit, RTX Engine Problems

Nov 10, 2023

Budget airliner Wizz Air made an operating profit of EUR 522.9 million in the six months to September 30, compared with a loss of EUR 63.8 million a year earlier. In six months, 33 million passengers were carried, compared with 26.5 million a year earlier. An important factor in the improved results was that while […]

All-Electric Ground Handling by Wizz Air and Menzies Aviation

Nov 6, 2023

The ground handling of some of Wizz Air flights at Liszt Ferenc International Airport of the Hungarian capital will now be carried out by its leading service partner Menzies Aviation using fully electric equipment, the airline informed MTI on Monday. According to the statement, compared to diesel-powered equipment, fully electric ground handling can reduce carbon […]

Second Consecutive Aviation Summit Award for Wizz Air

Nov 3, 2023

For the second year in a row, Wizz Air has been awarded the CAPA Global Environmental Sustainability Airline/Airline Group of the Year at the CAPA Asia Aviation Summit for the usage of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). A statement by the airliner says that Wizz Air’s top ranking in the benchmarking report is due to their […]

Lots of Pre-Entries for the Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon

Sep 5, 2023

More than 10,000 people have registered for this Sunday's 38th Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon, which will also be the national championship for the 21,097-meter distance. The organizers Budapest Sportiroda said in a statement on Tuesday that 6,300 runners had signed up for the event's "king's race", the individual half marathon, with 1,170 of them […]

Wizz Air Expected to Regain Profitability

Jun 9, 2023

Budget airline Wizz Air expects heavy passenger traffic and higher fares this summer. The airliner is also expecting higher revenues in the 2023-2024 financial year, after posting a loss of EUR 535 million last year, according to the company's annual report. The business news website reports that Wizz Air's net profit for the 2023-2024 […]

Sustainable Jet Fuel Tested at Budapest’s Main Airport

May 10, 2023

The Hungarian oil and gas company Mol, the airliner Wizz Air and Liszt Ferenc International Airport are testing a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) blend. The fuel was purchased by Mol from the Finnish company Neste. Wizz Air's flight to Paris took off on Wednesday filled with this fuel as part of the test. At the […]

Wizz Air Named Airline of the Year

Mar 23, 2023

Wizz Air has again, after 2020, won the Airline of the Year award at the Air Transport Awards, the company told MTI on Thursday. The award was personally accepted by CEO József Váradi at the gala evening in Montreal, Canada on Wednesday, they wrote. The Air Transport Awards annually honors outstanding performers in the air […]

Wizz Air and ÖMV Agreement on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Nov 18, 2022

Hungary-based low-cost airliner Wizz Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ÖMV, the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) between 2023 and 2030. The MoU gives Wizz Air the opportunity to purchase up to 185,000 metric tons of SAF from OMV. […]

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