The deal, which was approved by the courts in on 2 September 2020, is one of the most significant airline restructurings to have taken place since the onset of the Covid-19 crisis, and was the first to be implemented using the UK’s new Part 26A of the Companies Act 2006.
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Covid-19 Aviation Restructuring Report 2.0
Airlines across the globe continue to fight for their survival in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. In our highly regarded report, we explore the restructuring trends that have emerged and some significant changes to legislation in the UK. Now in its second edition, the report also incorporates a valuable table comparing the key features of a UK scheme of arrangement, a UK restructuring plan and the US’s Chapter 11 rehabilitation procedure, as well as case studies on the restructurings of Virgin Atlantic Airways and Malaysian Airlines Berhad.
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