StockMarketWire.com - Wizz Air Holdings said it carried 17.5% more passenger during the month of September on-year, as it added a new aircraft in Poland.

Passenger numbers jumped to around 3.2m after the Hungary-based budget carrier expanded flying capacity by 16.0%.

Its load factor grew by 1.2 percentage points to 94.1%.

A seventh aircraft was added to its Gdansk fleet, with a commitment to upgrade its entire Warsaw fleet of eight aircraft to A321s.

A network expansion included the addition of three new routes from Poland including one to a new airport in Oslo.

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