Wizz Air is likely to fly more this summer than it did pre-COVID-19 pandemic, its chief executive has said, as European COVID-19 travel restrictions loosen.
"We are ramping up. We are seeing a less constrained environment going into peak summer and quite likely we're going to be above our 2019 capacity in a month or two from now," chief executive Jozsef Varadi told an online airlines event.
Already Operating Approximately 60% To 65% Of Pre-Pandemic Capacity
He said that Wizz is already operating approximately 60% to 65% of its pre-pandemic 2019 capacity.
Ahead Of Many Other European Airlines
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That puts Hungary-based Wizz, which has an eastern European focus, ahead of many other European airlines which are operating less than half their pre-pandemic capacity.
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