Aeroméxico Plans for Bankruptcy Exit

In 2020, Aeroméxico voluntarily entered the Chapter 11 process for financial restructuring to be able to face the billionaire debt that reached up to $5 billion. The Mexican carrier has debts with banking institutions, airport groups, Mexican government entities and suppliers including Boeing. Aeroméxico saw the number of passengers drop…

Philippine Airlines Exits Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Just a few hours before one of the worst years on record for commercial aviation came to a close, Philippine Airlines announced it was exiting U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after successfully restructuring its business. Less than four months earlier, the airline had voluntarily entered Chapter 11 on Sept. 3…

LATAM Presents Reorganization Plan Including $8.2 Billion Capital Injection

LATAM Airlines Group and its subsidiaries in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and the U.S. announced the presentation of a reorganization plan, which outlines the group’s strategy to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy in accordance with U.S. and Chilean legislation. In a press release, the Chilean carrier stated that the plan…

Government Prepares to Takeover Garuda Indonesia Routes if it Declares…

Indonesian national carrier Garuda Indonesia may be forced into bankruptcy as it faces growing debts after months of financial difficulties due to the impact of Covid-19. The Indonesian government in response has prepared Pelita Air Service, a subsidiary of Indonesia's Pertamina, a state-owned oil giant, to take over domestic flights…

Pelita Air Service – The Airline Poised To Replace Garuda…

The government is reportedly preparing Pelita Air Service to replace the state-owned airline Garuda Indonesia. Garuda Indonesia is facing the threat of failing to restructure after incurring debt whose value is said to have exceeded Rp 70 trillion. PT Pelita Air Service (PAS), an airline owned by PT Pertamina (Persero)…

Alitalia’s Reincarnation, Italia Transporto Aereo, To Begin Operations in October

After many initial hiccups, Italia Transporto Aereo (ITA), the company that will supersede Alitalia, has had its 2021-2025 business plan approved. According to an article by Corriere della Sera, the company expects to begin operations from Oct. 15 after seven months of discussions between the Minister of the Economy and…

Thai Airways Gets Approval for Restructuring of $12.9 Billion Debt

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced several international airlines to file for bankruptcy and enter administration in order to not only stay afloat but also as a way to pay off continuously-piling debts as the severe decrease in passenger numbers and highly-restrictive border closures have resulted in decreasing revenues earned for…

Airbus Seeking Financial Compensation from Czech Airlines

In 2019, Czech Airlines had placed an order with Toulouse-based aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus for four Airbus A220-300 aircraft and even chose for additional range by upgrading a previous order for three A320neo to the A321XLR. The plan was for the airline to receive and operate the new generation of…

Thai Airways Approved for Restructuring Plan

Thai Airways International managed to get its creditors' approval on May 19 for a proposed restructuring plan that would help the airline refinance its debt in an effort to stay afloat and remain financially viable long-term, Nikkei reported. In order for the seal of approval to be given, the restructuring…