The cash-stricken carrier Wind Jet had no chanche to survive without major new funding, so subsequent the airline got faced with it´s own end. On Friday the operations descended into chaos. Several flights were cancelled and were delayed. The Italian aviation authority ENAC organized replacement fligts. The near-bancrupt airline tried to continue operations anyway. On same date ENAC threatened the airline with the withdrawal of the AOC on Monday and suspended ticket sales. On Saturday evening the airline had to cease all remaining operations.
In 2011 Wind Jet carried 2.800.000 passengers on it´s flights. The airline was noted for a bad on-time performance, dirty planes and bad service in the recent years. In return, the airline was one of the cheapest in Italy. Wind Jet had about 500 employees.