TAROM and Blue Air are saved. The government approved the granting of the rescue loan.
right Mediafax, The Government of Romania has approved the rescue loan for the airlines TAROM and Blue Air. They requested EUR 130 million in rescue aid: EUR 65 million for TAROM and EUR 65 million for Blue Air. This loan supports Romanian airlines to overcome the COVID-19 crisis.
Currently, both companies have domestic and international flights suspended. And some of the employees are technically unemployed. Blue Air has had about 90% of its employees technically unemployed since April 1.
During TAROM he made this decision a few days ago, and 1000 employees out of the approximately 2000 people working for the company would receive only 75% of the basic salary.
According to the statements made by Adina Vălean, the European Commissioner for Transport, the flights will be able to resume soon. But with a series of measures for social distancing.