The Wizz Air Ukraine airline company’s passenger traffic increased by 60% to about 1 million in 2013, compared with the previous year, the press service of the low-cost airline company has announced. The average load factor of the airline company’s aircraft was 85%.

The airline company currently has a fleet of four Airbus 320 airplanes (all single-class, 180-seat airplanes).

The company will take delivery of another airplane, which will be used to operate flights from its third Ukrainian base (the Lvov airport), in 2014. Its opening is planned for April 2014.

The airline company will also launch new flights from Kiev and Donetsk to Larnaca (Cyprus) and Budapest (Hungary).

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Wizz Air Ukraine currently operates on 32 routes, which cover 12 countries and four Ukrainian airports, said the company’s General Director Akos Bus.

The Wizz Air group’s airline companies (Wizz Air Hungary and Wizz Air Serbia, in addition to Wizz Air Ukraine) transported 13.5 million passengers in 2013, which represents a 12% increase compared with 2012.