Monday, June 3, 2013

Sky Airlines ceases operations

The Turkish-based charter airline Sky Airlines has ceased it operations today. Prior, one of the biggest costumers of the airline, GTI Travel, which actually has the same owners as Sky Airlines, had to file for bankruptcy and shut down operations as well.

In the recent months Sky Airlines already reduced it´s fleet. GTI Travel has been known as cash-stricken before.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Aerosvit Airlines ceases operations and files for bankruptcy.

AeroSvit A320 at Tivat Airport, Montenegro

Ukrainian airline Aerosvit Airlines has ceased all operations today, 4th January 2013. The last flight on it´s main base at Kiev Borispol took place on 12.50. The airline already filed for bankruptcy on December 29, 2012.

It is unclear if the airline will resume operations. Aerosvit was one of the major carriers in Ukraine, alongside with Ukraine International Airlines. The fleet consist of a huge number of Boeing 737 and a few Embraer 190, Airbus A320 and Boeing 767. Furthermore the fleet included an single ATR 72. The airline has estimated Euro 420 million in debts.