Wizz Air denies sale talks with Air France / KLM

By Kevin Rozario |

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air – 10 years old this year – has denied a media report that it is in advanced talks to be acquired by Air France-KLM.

The Hungarian carrier, whose main hub is Budapest Airport but also has other bases in Europe, says: “Because of its success, Wizz Air receives unsolicited enquiries from time to time from interested potential investors. There are no such discussions currently underway.”


Wizz Air, which currently offers flights on over 300 routes in Europe and beyond, had hoped to float on the London Stock Exchange last month, but pulled out due to share instability and some volatility in the airline sector. It was expecting to raise around €200m ($273m) through the flotation to fund further route expansion.

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