TAROM, this bottomless bag, also receives a state aid of 1.9 million EURO
On Monday, May 2, 2022, the European Commission approved a state aid of 1,9 million euros for TAROM. The amount is for the damage suffered during the coronavirus pandemic, informs a press release of the community executive, taken over by Agerpres.
According to the European Commission, the 1,9 million euro support granted to Romania for TAROM is in line with the state aid rules.
"The measure is intended to compensate the air operator for the damage suffered on 14 routes between July 1 and December 31, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions imposed by Romania and other countries to stop the spread of the virus," the statement reads. press release of the community executive.
These compensations come after another measure approved by the European Commission on October 2, 2020, which was intended to compensate TAROM for the damages registered between March 16 and June 30, 2020. Due to the restrictions in force, TAROM registered a significant decrease in traffic. and profitability during that period.