Wizz Air – 5 Million Passengers at London Gatwick

A Wizz Air aircraft parked at the terminal.
Photo Credit: Wizz Air

During the last week, European LCC (low-cost carrier), Wizz Air, celebrated carrying 5 million passengers out of London Gatwick.

This article will cover the details surrounding Wizz Air’s latest milestone at its UK base in London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Wizz Air’s 5 Million Passengers at London Gatwick

A Wizz Air Airbus A321neo outside the hangar.
Photo Credit: Pratt & Whitney

Last week on a flight to Faro Airport (FAO) in Portugal from Wizz Air UK’s base, London Gatwick Airport (LGW), the carrier celebrated its five millionth passenger out of its second London home.

The lucky passenger, who has not been named, was given a €200 voucher to celebrate this major milestone for the European low-cost carrier.

Wizz Air has been operating 20 flights per day out of London Gatwick which includes daily services to Athens in Greece, Faro in Portugal, Nice in France, and Tel Aviv in Israel. Alongside these destinations, from Gatwick, the carrier flies to a total of 26 destinations in 16 countries.

From October 31, 2023, they will add to this destination list to a total of 28 with the addition of Hurghada in Egypt and Prague in Czechia.

Executive Comments

Commenting on this milestone, Wizz Air UK’s Managing Director, Marion Geoffroy, has said, “We’re incredibly happy to celebrate the milestone of welcoming 5 million passengers at London Gatwick. This achievement is a testament to the dedication of our entire team and the trust our passengers place in us.”

“We remain committed to providing a seamless and exceptional travel experience, and we look forward to serving even more travellers in the future from London Gatwick. Through the expansion of our team at Gatwick and the launching of our new routes, we will continue to offer customers the best low-cost travel options.”

“We look forward to continuing our partnership with London Gatwick in the coming years and welcoming customers as they travel the world.”

Adding to Geoffroy’s comments, London Gatwick Airport’s Vice President of Aviation Development, Stephanie Wear, says, “We are delighted to see Wizz Air welcome an incredible five million passengers to London Gatwick. It is testament to Wizz Air’s huge success and growth at London Gatwick in recent years and we can’t wait for the next five million.”

“Wizz is a valuable local employer, and we are excited to see them grow further with two more new routes scheduled to launch in October.”

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