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.