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Which European airline went bankrupt last year due to Kovid?

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According to Simple Flying, a specialized site, only five people have been forced out of business.

Despite the resumption of traffic, the year 2021 was still a complicated year for the airlines on the planet. According to IATA, the cumulative loss of carriers due to Kovid exceeded $ 51.8 billion (.5 44.5 billion) last year.

Enough to shake the strong and make the weak disappear. Thus, despite public support for this particularly exposed area, many companies went bankrupt again last year.

In Europe, according to the particular site Simple flight, There are 5 companies that had to go out of business last year.

France: Voldirect

After ten years of operation, the business charter company Volde Direct ceased operations. “Our passion for business aviation remains intact, and we have partnered with aviation broker Aerofirez to create a new offer to meet your needs for your custom aircraft,” the company said.

Armenia: Atlantis Armenian Airlines, also known as Atlantis European Airways

The company, which has been in existence for more than 20 years, had to close its operations on February 20, 2021. Headquartered at Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan’s main airport, the airline operated three Airbus A320-200 aircraft and one Boeing 737-500 aircraft.

Denmark: Embraer Great Dane Airlines

The young Danish operator, founded in 2018, filed for bankruptcy on October 11, trapping more than 100 passengers at the Billand airport in southern Denmark.

At the time, it had three Embraer ERJ-195LR jets.

Ireland: Stobart Air

The local airline ceased operations on June 12, canceling a cascade from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to the UK.

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The airline operated local routes to Airlingas (the country’s national carrier) under a franchise agreement. At the time of the bankruptcy, Stobart Air had 12 ATR72 and one ATR42.

Spain (Balearic Islands): Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics

The Spanish remains of bankrupt British leisure specialist Thomas Cook had to be liquidated after some time of resistance after the collapse of its parent company.

Better record than in 2020 and 2019

In 2020, forty global airlines threw in the towel. Level Europe, Flyb, and SunXpress Deutschland had to close their operations. One year ago, 23 airlines ceased operations, 9 of which were European.

Adria Airways (Slovenia), Eagle Azure (France), Flybmi (United Kingdom), Germany (Germany), Thomas Cook Airlines (United Kingdom), Thomas Cook Airlines, Scandinavia (Denmark), Thomas Cook Airlines (spy) Balley. XL Airways (France).

Olivier Chicheportiche BFM Business Journalist

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