BREAKING: Wizz Air to form new airline

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has revealed its intention to form a new airline subsidiary.

The operator has today announced that based on the ‘Arrangement on Reallocation of Responsibility’ document signed today between the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Malta Civil Aviation Directorate (CAD), it intends to file an application for its Maltese subsidiary to be granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) with EASA and an Operating License (OL) with CAD.

Wizz Air currently has two subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Abu Dhabi.
Wizz Air currently has two subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Abu Dhabi. Wizz Air

Subject to confirmation of it AOC and OL from the relevant authorities, Wizz Air Malta is expected to begin operations in October 2022 with Malta-registered aircraft.

József Váradi, Wizz Air chief executive officer, said: “We are pleased to announce our intention to establish a new airline subsidiary in Malta. Wizz Air is constantly evaluating the structure of its business and exploring options to establish new AOCs and bases in Europe and beyond.

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