Wizz Air flying high with rapid growth at Doncaster Sheffield 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.”