Wizz Air UK said it has has filed an application for an Air Operator's Certificate ("AOC") and Operating Licence ("OL") with the Civil Aviation Authority of the United Kingdom ("CAA").
Wizz Air Chief Executive Officer, Jozsef Varadi commented: "We are pleased to announce that we are seeking a UK AOC and Operating Licence, further signalling our commitment to the important UK market. It is a natural, next-step in the development of our UK business and will bring additional investment and jobs to our UK base at London Luton. The UK remains the single biggest travel market in Europe and we are currently the UK's 8th largest operator and this move is also part of our broader strategy to ensure that our UK operations are Brexit-ready. We look forward to working with the CAA to take this application forward."
At 2:09pm: (LON:WIZZ) Wizz Air Holdings Plc share price was +47.5p at 3290.5p