- Budget airline Wizz Air has reported that in May, emissions in grams per passenger/km were 38.4% higher due to a drop in load factor, while total CO2 emissions in tonnes decreased in line with capacity.

In its May 2020 traffic and CO2 emission statistics, the company said it operated 6% of its capacity during the month at 61% load factor.

The low-cost carrier said that it 'continuously operates at the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger/km amongst all competitor airlines', with 57.3 grams per passenger/km for the rolling 12 months to 30 May 2020.

Wizz Air said it also announced in May the opening of four new bases from 1 July, deploying 11 aircraft and launching over 50 new routes to Milan Malpensa in Italy, Larnaca in Cyprus, Lviv in Ukraine and Tirana in Albania.

At 8:17am: [LON:WIZZ] Wizz Air Holdings PLC share price was -65p at 3591p

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