Rytis Beresnevicius

Europe’s airline graveyard: carriers that went burst since 2019

While Flybe bankruptcy came as a surprise to many, the regional carrier is joining a list that is getting less and less surprising, as many more carriers have announced their bankruptcy since 2019....


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Ernest Airlines license suspended, competitors pounce on routes

Since its inception, Ernest Airlines found a niche to operate in, offering low-cost tickets between Italy and Albania, Ukraine. However, despite a strong position in the market and plans to double in fleet size, the airline meet 2020 with very negative news, potentially being the first carrier to go down under in the year:...


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Ernest Airlines ships three Airbus A320 to storage

More than a week after Italy's civil aviation authorities issued public threats to Ernest Airlines that it will revoke its AOC, the airline has stored three Airbus A320 jets, possibly hinting that the airline is closing down....


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Ernest Airlines to suspend operations in January 2020?

While 2019 is not over yet, an airline is potentially set to go down under in 2020. Ernest Airlines, a low-cost carrier based in Italy, is facing a suspension of its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) due to the failure of providing the necessary documents to ENAC, the Italian civil aviation authority:...