Wizz Air appoints Diarmuid Ó Conghaile as Managing Director of Wizz Air Malta

posted on 15th August 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Wizz Air appoints Diarmuid Ó Conghaile as Managing Director of Wizz Air Malta

Wizz Air has announced the appointment of Diarmuid Ó Conghaile as the Managing Director of Wizz Air Malta, a new subsidiary due to be established later this year.

Mr. Ó Conghaile will take up the appointment in Valetta from 1 November 2022, reporting to Michael Delehant Group Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Ó Conghaile brings over a decade’s experience in the aviation industry to the role, having held senior leadership roles at Ryanair, Dublin Airport, and the Irish Aviation Authority. Most recently, Mr. Ó Conghaile worked as the Aviation Regulator for the Irish Aviation Authority.

József Váradi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Wizz Air, said: “We are delighted to welcome Diarmuid in this newly created Officer role at Wizz Air. We look forward to benefiting from his industry experience and leadership skills.

“His role as Managing Director of Wizz Air Malta will be instrumental for delivering our next phase of growth in the coming years.

“Wizz Air Malta is at the cusp of an exciting journey and the establishment of this new subsidiary will help to reinforce Wizz Air’s strong position and support its ambitious expansion plans in Europe.”

Diarmuid Ó Conghaile, Managing Director of Wizz Air Malta, said: “I am delighted to be joining the Wizz Air team in the role of Managing Director of the new group airline Wizz Air Malta and I look forward to building its network and operations, as well as supporting Wizz Air’s wider strategic business plans going forward.

“WIZZ is a major player in European aviation with a compelling strategy for the future.”