Danish Leisure carrier Primera Air collapsed, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded in the European airports.
The airline ceased all operations at midnight on Monday 1st Oct, 2018, after 14 years in business.
Primera Air last year said to modernise its fleet with Airbus A321neo and Boeing 737 MAX jets, and expand the network to North America, India, Africa and many European cities. However, it succumbed to financial pressure and ceased its operation.
The airline lately operated a fleet of 8 aircraft including 6 Airbus A321neo and 2 Boeing 737s which are stored now.
Aviation analysts partly blaming Airbus for delaying the delivery of new Airbus A321neo aircraft, that led to operational difficulties, including delays and cancellations., prompting customer dissatisfaction who often taking to social media to complain.
Delays in Pratt and Whitney engines have hampered deliveries of Airbus A320neo jets, and more than 100 jets were reported parked outside Airbus facility in June this year.
In a leaked internal email (see below), the airline said to file bankruptcy on 2nd Oct.