Carpatair (Timisoara, Romania) filed for the opening of insolvency proceedings on January 20 according to Daily Business.ro. The airline hopes the bankruptcy court-appointed trustees will allow the carrier to continue operations. The carrier reportedly has debts of over £75 million. Carpatair reportedly is unable to pay its creditors including NAFA, BRD, Agroind Bank of Moldova, and Agerpress according to Realitatea.net.
The airline started operations in December 1999.
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Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/AirlinersGallery.com. The pictured Fokker 70 (F.28 Mk. 0070) YR-KMA (msn 11564) has since gone on to Alliance Airlines as VH-QQR.
Route Map: The company just added a new route to London (Stansted) on December 19, 2013.