Funafli Helicopter Company is bankrupt

Bankruptcy: The bankruptcy of Funafli, headquartered in Voss. stock photos

Helicopter company Funafli has declared bankruptcy after the increasingly difficult situation during the Corona crisis worsened.

The daily camper and its owner, Sverre Underbakke, told Fonnafly E24 that the company had been hit hard by the Corona crisis, which has caused tourism to disappear.

We did not receive any support from the government, we tried different solutions, but we did not reach the finish line, Underback tells E24Whoever reports the news first.

Fonnafly operates helicopter services related to photography, film, taxi and sightseeing, as well as freight transport, and is based in Voss and Sand in Revelke and Kristiansand.

The company started as a seaplane company in 1970, but a quarter of an hour later it became a purely helicopter company with “a wide range of helicopter types,” according to the site.

aircraft hangar dam

Fonnafly stated that the total debt is about NOK 10 million, and that there are no assets in the company that have a financial value. The business was halted and employees laid off from December of last year, as stated in the court decision.

According to Underback, there were about 30 employees in the company during normal operations.

wrote in April Hordaland About Lars Løne, the owner of the building where Fonnafly is located, who plugged the barn with an excavator, lorry and truck in Bømoen. The tenant didn’t get in and didn’t get the helicopter that was inside.

– Lars Lohn said I do this because there is a breach of the lease.

Underback then replied that Funavli had been told they had to leave the lease.

Underbakke explains to E24 that the situation has been resolved by the building owner by entering into a new lease agreement with another company, but the curve requirements remain.

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The auditor warns

E24 wrote that the company’s auditor, FGH Revisjon, wrote in a statement about the 2019 audit that the board had not closed it with a “necessary recapitalization procedure for the company.”

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