On Thursday, June 18 2020, Level Europe filed for bankruptcy. All flights of the Austrian budget airline have been discontinued immediately.
Bankruptcy Level Europe due to corona crisis
Level Europe announced that the airline has filed for bankruptcy in its home country Austria. In a statement the airline says it is suffering from the consequences of the corona crisis, like many other airlines are. Level Europe flights are discontinued since March due to the corona outbreak.
Again 240 affected aviation employees
Level operates flights from Vienna, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Paris Orly and Level Europe is responsible for the bases in Amsterdam and Vienna. The bankruptcy does not seem to relate to Level’s long distance flights on the bases of Barcelona and Paris Orly.
Level Europe does not reach its second birthday
The first flight of Level Europe took off in July 2018. The budget airline operated flights to destinations such as London Luton, Rome Fiumicino, Barcelona, Vienna, Milan, Lisbon and Fuerteventura. In total, the company has approximately 200 employees in Austria and 40 in Amsterdam.
Advice from EUclaim to affected Level Europe passengers
Passengers whom have booked tickets via the Level Europe website are advised to contact the designated bankruptcy trustee. Once the insolvency proceedings are filed in, an Austrian court appoints a trustee. Passengers whom have booked airline tickets through intermediaries must, according to Level Europe, contact the relevant intermediary to obtain clarity regarding their travel plans.