Air Slovakia Air Slovakia
ceased operations Tuesday owing to financial troubles and unpaid debts.
The pounds 2m contract went to Air Slovakia
, which has a fleet of just five planes.
There are two other indirect routes to India from Birmingham, run by Turkmenistan Airlines and Air Slovakia
The other two cases involved an Air Slovakia
Boeing 757 on its way from India to Slovakia and a Russian Tu-134.
The pilot told us he was waiting for a flightpath but we think he was dumping fuel prior to landing Caron and her family then had a 13 hour delay before an Air Slovakia
plane was drafted in to fly them home on October 19.
0121 454 2444/www.airslovakia- uk.com From Birmingham to Bratislava.
The deals signed in the last month include an agreement with Eastern Airways at Newcastle; Canada's Air Transat at Manchester; Air Slovakia
at Birmingham, Norwegian NO at Stansted and Air Scandic at Gatwick.
has launched its new service to Bratislava from Birmingham, with onward connections to the Indian subcontinent.
will wet-lease five aircraft to Albanian Airlines for one year and will "assist [Albanian] to develop its operational capabilities in its efforts to operate scheduled services and become the leading airline of the region." Air Slovakia
operates 737s and 757s while Albanian has BAe 146s and MD-82s, according to its website.
Meanwhile, Air Slovakia
yesterday confirmed it will start operations from Birmingham International on June 29 - launching the UK's first and only direct scheduled air link with Bratislava, Slovakia's capital city.
MNG Technic will perform C checks on Air Slovakia
's single Boeing 737 and 757 as well as UK charter carrier Flightline's only MD-83.
has been sold to Indian businessman Harjinder Singh Sidhu for an undisclosed price estimated to be around $30 million.