April - The year in business

Seagle Air filed for bankruptcy – Air carrier Seagle Air admitted it was in default and filed for bankruptcy at the Banská Bystrica District Court in early April. Following the demise of SkyEurope (in 2009) and Air Slovakia, Seagle Air became the third air carrier to disappear from Slovak skies.

The failure of three Slovak airlines, SkyEurope, Air Slovakia and Seagle Air, emptied airports in Slovakia.The failure of three Slovak airlines, SkyEurope, Air Slovakia and Seagle Air, emptied airports in Slovakia. (Source: SME)

Seagle Air filed for bankruptcy – Air carrier Seagle Air admitted it was in default and filed for bankruptcy at the Banská Bystrica District Court in early April. Following the demise of SkyEurope (in 2009) and Air Slovakia, Seagle Air became the third air carrier to disappear from Slovak skies.

New complex opened in Bratislava – Eurovea, a modern multi-functional complex consisting of a shopping gallery, a five-star Sheraton Hotel, a multiplex, offices and apartments located on the north bank of the Danube River, was gradually opened through the spring. Ballymore Group, the developer of the complex, received one of the most prestigious architecture awards, a CE.ZA.AR, for the promenade it built flanking the river.


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