These 9 Airlines filed for bankruptcy as of May 2020.

Billions have been wiped out.


Alfred Lee26 May, 2020

These 9 Airlines filed for bankruptcy as of May 2020.

The pandemic has severely affected businesses across the globe, shutting down many companies both small and large.

The travel industry in particular, has been one of the most badly affected industries to date.

Below are a list of airline companies that have declared bankruptcy as of 18th May 2020:

1) Flybe

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Date filed: March 4th
  • Number of aircraft: 63

2) Trans States

  • Country: United States
  • Date filed: April 1st
  • Number of aircraft: 45

3) Ravn Airlines

  • Country: United States
  • Date filed: April 5th
  • Number of aircraft: 73

4) Compass Airlines

  • Country: United States
  • Date filed: April 7th
  • Number of aircraft: 56

5) Virgin Australia

  • Country: Australia
  • Date filed: April 29th
  • Number of aircraft: 130

6) Air Mauritius

  • Country: Mauritius
  • Date filed: April 22nd
  • Number of aircraft: 14

7) South African Airlines

  • Country: South Africa
  • Date filed: April 16th
  • Number of aircraft: 39

8) Avianca Airlines

  • Country: Colombia
  • Date filed: May 12th
  • Number of aircraft: 102

9) Thai Airways

  • Country: Thailand
  • Date filed: May 18th
  • Number of aircraft: 100

Source: Forbes

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Journalist at BEAMSTART. I write about breaking business news in the region.

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