‘Small Planet Germany’ ended its operations on 31 October. The situation could affect flights from / to Madeira, considering that the airline integrates the ‘Small Planet Airlines’, which operates to Funchal.
In addition, Small Planet had contracts with several tour operators, including TUI and Thomas Cook, which also fly to Madeira.
These deals worked until the end of October, but the airline had no contracts for the winter season of 2018/19 after declaring insolvency. That said, the tour operators changed their capacity to other airlines.
The low-cost airline, which declared insolvency in September, halted its operations on Oct. 31, after its latest carrier deals came to an end without a new investor in sight.
Small Planet Germany, which is 80 percent controlled by Lithuania-based Small Planet Airlines, filed for bankruptcy after months of turbulent operations, including several delays and cancellations of well-publicized flights this summer.
With this situation, around 400 employees lost their jobs.