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.
Meanwhile the airline will reintroduce Chisinau – Milan (Bergamo) – Chisinau flights on July 16. The new flights will be operated three times a week during the summer season, according to the following schedule:
18:30 – 20:10 (Tuesday, Thursday)
13:00 – 14:40 (Saturday)*
20:55 – 00:20 (Tuesday, Thursday)
*Starting July 20
Copyright Photo: Stefan Sjogren. SAAB 2000 YR-SBC (msn 039) arrives at Stockholm (Arlanda).