Abu Dhabi, UAE: Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally, was named Airline of the Year at Air Transport Awards. The award was received by József Váradi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air, at the gala event in Montreal, which took place next to the 2023 Air Transport Symposium with the participation of industry leaders.
The Air Transport Awards are international prizes of and for the air transport industry. The awards are recognition of excellence and of the achievements of the aviation sector. The annual awards are bestowed to organisations, companies and leaders of the air transport industry.
József Váradi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air, said: “I am grateful to accept the Airline of the Year award on behalf of the entire Wizz Air team. Wizz Air is one of the fastest growing and greenest airlines in the world. We provide our customers with great services at the lowest possible fares across the Wizz network of 1,000 routes in 55 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa. This award is a recognition of the relentless efforts of our 8,000 employees to make flying accessible to everyone.”
About Wizz Air
Wizz Air, the fastest growing European ultra-low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 177 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 27.1 million passengers in the Financial Year F22 ending 31 March 2022. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world's top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, recognising individuals and organisations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service.
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 According to the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Awards for Excellence 2022