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    Limits imposed on Tarom as EU approves financial aid for restructuring


    Romanian flag-carrier Tarom has secured European Commission clearance for a financial restructuring package, which it will use for initiatives including fleet renewal.

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    Tarom signs for three more ATR 72s in fleet upgauge


    Romanian carrier Tarom has signed for three ATR 72-600s taking to seven the number of the type the carrier will operate.

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    Beleaguered Tarom faces in-depth probe over restructuring aid


    Romanian flag-carrier Tarom is facing an in-depth probe by European regulators over the state support granted to the airline.

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    Tarom to sell half of its fleet


    Romanian carrier Tarom has put 14 aircraft up for sale, including all of its Airbus A318s, Boeing 737-300s and 737-700s.

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    Tarom ATR 42 crew skipped checklist before Chisinau excursion


    Romanian investigators have disclosed that the pilots of a Tarom ATR 42-500 did not perform the descent checklist before a landing incident at Chisinau in which the crew lost lateral control and the aircraft swerved off the runway. Investigation authority AIAS says the cockpit-voice recording revealed the omission, adding that ...

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    Tarom cleared to take 'stringently-monitored' rescue loan


    Rescue aid for Romanian flag-carrier Tarom, amounting to nearly €37 million, has been cleared by European Commission regulators. The Romanian government had previously indicated that it was aiming to support the ailing operator with a funding package, and notified regulators earlier this month. Tarom faces an “acute liquidity shortage” arising ...

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    Romanian government discusses funding to rescue Tarom


    Romania’s government has discussed allocating critical financial support to ailing flag-carrier Tarom during a meeting on 16 January. Transport minister Lucian Bode had asked prime minister Ludovic Orban to approve a draft memorandum for granting rescue aid, supplemented with restructuring aid, for 2020. After the meeting the head of the ...

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    Tarom expects to take new ATRs next year


    Tarom is expecting to start taking delivery of new ATR 72-600s in February 2020, after the Romanian flag-carrier formally signed for the acquisition of nine of the turboprop type. The airline had disclosed an initial lease agreement for the aircraft earlier this year and originally indicated it would receive them ...

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    Government seeks Tarom rescue aid: minister


    Romania’s government is to seek €47 million in rescue finance for loss-making flag-carrier Tarom, as part of a €110 million restructuring package, the country’s transport minister has told a television station. Lucian Bode has disclosed the plan to Romanian television channel B1. “At Tarom, things look very bad,” Bode told ...

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    Tarom seeks US service renewal but no sign of own flights


    ​Romanian flag-carrier Tarom has sought an extension to transatlantic operation authorisation, although it has not indicated plans to operate its own aircraft on North American routes.

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    Sixth chief this year prepares to lead embattled Tarom


    ​Romanian flag-carrier Tarom has named yet another director general, the sixth to hold the post at the troubled carrier this year.

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    Romanian leader intervenes over Tarom vote-rig row


    Romania's outgoing prime minister has intervened to establish whether flag-carrier Tarom's management has complied with legal and operational requirements after serious allegations emerged that the carrier was pressured to engage in political influence.

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    Tarom stays with ATR for regional fleet modernisation


    ​Romanian flag-carrier Tarom is to modernise its regional fleet with the acquisition of nine ATR 72-600 turboprops.

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    ​FARNBOROUGH: Tarom orders five 737 Max 8s


    Romanian flag carrier Tarom has signed an order for five Boeing 737 Max 8s at the Farnborough air show.

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    Laudamotion to serve Amman and Marrakech this winter


    Laudamotion will this winter expand its network beyond Europe by adding Moroccan and Jordanian routes from its Vienna base.

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    Wizz to add a first international link from Suceava


    Wizz Air has disclosed plans to give Suceava airport its first scheduled international route.

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    Tarom eyes long-haul return


    Romania's Tarom is planning to restart long-haul operations.

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    ANALYSIS: Balkan airlines struggle for survival


    When Jat Airways was rebranded Air Serbia late last year, it marked the symbolic end of the concept of a pan-western Balkan national carrier – but who, if anyone, will ultimately replace it as the dominant player in the Balkan aviation market remains an open question.