Wizz Air flying high with rapid growth at Doncaster Sheffield Airport

Robin Hood Airport.Robin Hood Airport.
Robin Hood Airport.
Eastern European airline Wizz Air continued its rapid growth in passenger numbers in the last quarter of last year - boosted by its popularity at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

The company had 4.7m passengers in the three months to the end of December a rise of 23.2 per cent, while revenue rose 17.3 per cent to £236m. In Doncaster, Wizz operates 35 flights a week to 10 destinations - up from 21 flights in 2014. Kate Stow, head of marketing for the airport, said: “We saw a 41 percent growth from Wizz Air in 2015. New destinations included Riga, Latvia, Bucharest, Romania, Kosice, Slovakia, and Lublin. This was coupled with additional growth on existing routes.”

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