Saturday, June 10, 2023

The government is assessing Viva Air for reporting fraud

It’s been 15 days since Viva Air suspended operations on the ground and there are still foreigners with problems at domestic airports. The crisis that has arisen in the aviation sector does not seem to end.

(Read: What will happen to those affected by Viva after the end of the airline subsidy.

In the National Government to be considered filing a complaint against ‘low cost’ for the crime of fraudas the Minister of Transport, Guillermo Reyes, in an interview for ‘CM&’.

The head of the portfolio agrees to collect all the information and data that is necessary for the presentation from the National Government complaint to the competent authorities.

“We see the possibility that Viva (Air) has incurred a criminal type of fraud as close to 200 million as possible. We are investigating, and this week we are going to announce the most serious decisions of the country on this matter,” said a senior official.

(Read: Up to 14% Paralyzed Tickets Raised Live).

The object of the protest is to guarantee the rights of the workers who were left behind after the exiles administrative decision of the airline which suspended the matter on the 28th of February. With this, the alleged legal violations.

“Here, not only is the person respected, the law and the constitution and the rules that govern air transport are respected,” Reyes told “Canal Uno”. He also said that among the various complaints and announcements he has received, some travelers have reported being owed up to 30 billion pesos for tickets sold by Viva Air and he has yet to receive a response.

The Attorney General’s office is already there The initiation of an investigation against the Colombian airlineaccording to the attorney general Francisco Barbosa, in an interview for ‘RCN Radio’.

(read: Avianca-Viva integration decided at the end of March).

“We are deciding if we will look at the charges of massive fraud, but there are some administrative issues that need to be resolved. So we decide if we are going to undergo this kind of crime or not,” said Barbosa.

For now it is established, if forwhether or not it yields to criminal prosecution against the company which, despite having a 15% representation in the Colombian airline market, is awaiting the integration process with Avianca.

In the last weeks of March, Civil Aeronautics will give an answer about this process. With that; The Superintendent of Transportation submitted Viva Air to the figure of the government. This implies that you cannot sell goods, statutes and other activities without a license.


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