Is the government considering selling Croatia Airlines? Darko Horvat responds
May 16, 2021 – Minister Darko Horvat has stepped forward to answer questions about whether or not the Croatian government is considering selling Croatia Airlines and even the well-known and beloved Podravka brand.
Croatia Airlines is on its knees in financial trouble long before anyone heard of COVID-19, which, of course, has done the weakened domestic carrier no favor. The ongoing pandemic only worsens the airline’s already very serious problems and it doesn’t look like Ryanair’s arrival in Zagreb is going to be of any help for what many are calling a company that is charging huge amounts of money. unreasonable for the absolute basics of air transport. Trip.
Could a sale be planned for Croatia Airlines, still problematic? It seems that at least currently this is not happening.
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, Ministers Darko Horvat and Nina Obuljen Korzinek presented their reforms and investments as part of the Croatian National Recovery and Resilience Plan, which is specifically related to the renovation of buildings and culture after the earthquake earthquake and pandemic.
While presenting the planned reforms in response to another burning issue in this country, which concerns state property, Minister Darko Horvat answered the question of whether the government is considering selling Croatia Airlines or Podravka, reports Media Servis.
“Neither this government nor I, as minister, are considering privatizing or selling the Croatian share of Podravka. I am sure, like my colleague Minister Oleg Butkovic, that Croatia Airlines needs a quality strategic partner or has to stay in the Croatian wallet anyway. Losing an air traffic operator … well, I don’t think that would be good or wise, ” Darko Horvat explained.
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