Wizz Air carryings up by 2.3m in 2014

By Phil Davies

low-cost carrier Wizz Air saw passenger numbers rise by 17% last year to 15.8 million passengers over 2013.

The airline serves 106 destinations in 37 countries on a total of 355 routes with a fleet of 54 Airbus A320s

It has 18 operating bases across 10 countries in central and eastern Europe and employs 2,200 staff.

A previously announced base in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina, will starts operating in June.

Chief executive József Váradi, said: “2014 was another great year for Wizz Air marked by a network of more countries and destinations on more routes than ever before.

“We carried 2.3 million more passengers than a year ago. We are set for further growth on the back of our continuing fleet and network expansion in 2015 to bring more low fares to more travellers in central and eastern Europe.

“We are proud of contributing to the economic development of our markets and creating new direct and indirect job opportunities resulting from our growth.”

Sourced from Travel Weekly

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