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At WIZZ, we believe that affordable travel provides the opportunities that can change people and the world around us for the better. Wizz Air is one of the leading low-cost airlines in Europe and the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. Wizz Air counts on enthusiastic women and men from more than 50 countries – pilots, cabin crew, operations, administration, sales, marketing and communications for the company’s success.
TypePublic
Founded2003
HQBudapest, HU
Websitewizzair.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2017)2,725
Job Openings52
Share Price (Oct 2017)£31.6

Key People/Management at Wizz Air

William A. Franke

William A. Franke

Chairman
József Váradi

József Váradi

CEO
Guido Demuynck

Guido Demuynck

Non-Executive Director
Simon Duffy

Simon Duffy

Non-Executive Director
Susan Hooper

Susan Hooper

Non-Executive Director
Stephen L. Johnson

Stephen L. Johnson

Non-Executive Director
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Wizz Air Office Locations

Wizz Air has an office in Budapest
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Wizz Air Financials and Metrics

Wizz Air Revenue

EUR

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

469.3m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1.9b

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

31.6
Wizz Air's current market capitalization is £1.9 b.
EURQ1, 2017

Revenue

469.3m

Pre tax profit

60.5m
EURY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

208.6k
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Wizz Air Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016May, 2017

Available Seat Kilometers

24.39 b29.27 b34.84 b

Passenger Load Factor

85.7%86.7%88.2%

Passengers

12.30 m13.90 m16.50 m20 m2.40 m

Revenue Passenger Kilometres

20.87 b25.35 b30.79 b
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Wizz Air Online and Social Media Presence

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Wizz Air News and Updates

Wizz Air Partners With Sabre to Leverage Intelligent Planning and Scheduling Technology

LONDON and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wizz Air, Europe's greenest airline and leading low cost carrier in Central Eastern Europe, has selected Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, as a strategic partner to...

Wizz Air profits jump 87 per cent

Emerging Europe’s largest low-cost airline, Wizz Air, has reported a profit of 371.5 million euros for the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 87.1 per cent. The number of passengers carried by Wizz Air in the first half of the year increased 17.9 per cent to 22.1 million, with the airlin…

Parkvia drives in-path with Wizz Air

European airport parking retailer, ParkVia, has secured a significant new contract with its longest-standing airline partner, Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, following the successful launch of its latest project. In …

Wizz Air Sits Pretty In Growth Market As Potentially Ugly Brexit Threatens Other European Airlines

With the risks of a no-deal Brexit rising, a falling pound and consumer uncertainty, European airlines are bracing for a shock. But a growing low-cost competitor, Wizz Air, is well-positioned​ to make the most of a bad situation, and posing problems for Ryanair and Lufthansa.

Hungary’s Wizz Air adds Kazan route, expands Marosvásárhely service

Hungary’s low-cost carrier Wizz Air is now expanding its portfolio. It has announced a new destination, Kazan, Russia, from the Hungarian gateway, alongside a significant frequency increase of its established route to Târgu Mureș in Romania. Less than a year after the recommencement of a direct ser…

Wizz Air CEO Says New Airbus Jets Will Extend Reach to India

Wizz Air CEO Says New Airbus Jets Will Extend Reach to India
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Wizz Air Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wizz Air founded?

    Wizz Air was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Wizz Air key executives?

    Wizz Air's key executives are William A. Franke, József Váradi and Guido Demuynck.

  • How many employees does Wizz Air have?

    Wizz Air has 2,725 employees.

  • Who are Wizz Air competitors?

    Competitors of Wizz Air include Traveloka, Ryanair and easyJet.

  • Where are Wizz Air offices?

    Wizz Air has an office in Budapest.

  • How many offices does Wizz Air have?

    Wizz Air has 1 office.