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WIzz AIR REMAINS THE GREENEST option FOR AIR TRAVEL among ITS competitors in 2023

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WIZZ AIR REMAINS THE GREENEST OPTION FOR AIR TRAVEL AMONG ITS COMPETITORS IN 2023

Carbon emisssions per passenger/km down by 6.8% YoY

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Wizz Air, the most environmentally sustainable airline group globally, reports that its average carbon emissions for 2023 amounted to 51.5 grams per passenger/km, 6.8% lower than in 2022. This represents Wizz Air’s lowest ever average annual carbon intensity result recorded in one calendar year, underpinning its leadership in the CO2 intensity reduction among competitors.

In February 2023, Wizz Air achieved its lowest ever reported carbon emissions per passenger/km for one month, which amounted to 48.9 grams, an 8.3% reduction compared to the same month of 2022.

Wizz Air is committed to further reducing its CO2 intensity by 25% by 2030. An integral element of the airline’s sustainability strategy is the renewal of its fleet. Wizz Air has been continuously growing its fleet whilst replacing its older aircraft with the latest technology aircraft. Currently, the airline operates 195 Airbus aircraft with an average age of 4.3 years, well below the aviation industry average age, which is around 10 years. The average age of Wizz Air’s fleet in the UAE is 4.5 years.

As part of its sustainability strategy, Wizz Air partnered with two sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) producers in 2023: Neste and Cepsa. To further support SAF development, the airline made its first equity investment of £5 million in Firefly Green Fuels, a UK biofuel company, and participated in a US$50 million investment in the US-based SAF start-up CleanJoule. In May 2023, Wizz Air became the first airline in Hungary to commercially test SAF supply. Wizz Air continuously explores potential SAF partnerships across its route network, including the UAE market.

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