The REAL reason Wizz Air set up a UK subsidiary

The Hungarian low-cost carrier has been operating in Britain since 2004, but in 2017 it made its move to setup a Luton-based subsidiary. Speaking to Key.Aero, Owain Jones – the firm’s managing director – explains why and how the UK division came about

Contingency planning for all eventualities is a vital part of running a business and one event that captured the attention of airlines more than most other occurrences was Brexit. The departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union would have far-reaching – and at the time unknown – impacts on operators based in the country and those located outside but flying to Britain. 

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