Wizz Air is planning to create a brand new subsidiary primarily based in Malta to permit the price range provider to proceed increasing round Europe.
The Hungary-based provider is already the quickest rising airline in Europe and now intends to arrange Wizz Air Malta, which may start flights in October 2022 utilizing Malta-registered plane. The airline mentioned it might apply for an Air Operator’s Certificates (AOC) for the brand new subsidiary.
Wizz Air’s CEO Jozsef Varadi mentioned: “We’re happy to announce our intention to determine a brand new airline subsidiary in Malta. Wizz Air is continually evaluating the construction of its enterprise and exploring choices to determine new AOCs and bases in Europe and past.
“The profitable institution of Wizz Air Malta later this yr will assist to bolster our sturdy place and assist our growth plans in Europe. We stay up for working with EASA (European Union Aviation Security Company) and the Maltese CAA to take this software ahead.”
European airways can now arrange a number of AOCs throughout the continent with the preparations being overseen by EASA.
Patrick Ky, government director of EASA, added: “This new set-up, the place one group will function a number of AOCs primarily based in several member states, however overseen by the identical competent authority, demonstrates the probabilities accessible by the switch of obligations to EASA.”