Wizz Air transported over 13 million passengers from/to Romania in 2023
Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the most environmentally sustainable globally, is proud to announce that it has ended 2023 by once again breaking its own record – more than 60 million passengers have chosen to fly with the airline last year, representing the highest annual passenger traffic for WIZZ and a 32% increase compared to 2022. In 2023, Wizz Air launched around a hundred new routes, welcomed 32 of new Airbus A321neo aircraft and flew a total distance of 263 million kilometers.
In 2023, the airline completed 99,31% of its scheduled flights, which is the third best result among all European airlines and well above the industry average. Also, Wizz Air ranked in the top three airlines in Europe according to the share of flights operated on time.
It was a record year for Wizz Air
It was a record year for Wizz Air: the average carbon emissions for 2023 were only 51,5 grams per passenger/kilometer, 6,8% less than in 2022. This result of the lowest average annual intensity of carbon emissions support the airline's leading position among competitors in reducing CO2 intensity.
Wizz Air is the main airline in Romania, preferred by approximately 85 million passengers since the start of operations in 2006, and has carried more than 13 million passengers in 2023. The airline operates from six bases in Romania: Bucureşti, Craiova, Timisoara, Iaşi, Sibiu and Cluj-Napoca.
Wizz Air transported 13 million passengers from/to Romania
In June 2024, Wizz Air will add aircraft number 18 and 19 to the Bucharest base, introducing a new route to Leipzig and increasing the frequency of flights on 21 existing routes. Romanian travelers can enjoy the low prices and excellent services of Wizz Air to 75 destinations in 24 countries.
At the same time, the company significantly improved its operational performance, completing 99,30% between his scheduled flights. The airline also invites its passengers to board the new routes on sale from Bucharest to Tirana, Salzburg and Thessaloniki.
Valeria Bragarenco, Corporate Communication Manager at Wizz Air, said:“We are proud and happy to have ended 2023 with record passenger traffic, an ever-evolving network, an advanced fleet and improved operational performance, while maintaining the highest sustainability standards in the industry. Wizz Air is the leading airline in Romania, preferred by around 85 million passengers since the start of its operations in 2006. In 2024 we will celebrate 20 years of offering the option of affordable travel and we can't wait to share all the adventures with our passengers and the unforgettable moments that will follow.