Internal restructuring
Sud-Vest; Dolj;
Location of affected unit(s)
Craiova (Sud-Vest region, Dolj county)
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Other Transport Equipment
30 - Manufacture of other transport equipment

150 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
1 February 2006
Employment effect (start)
1 February 2006
Foreseen end date


The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (Ministerul Economiei şi Comerţului (MEC) announced new redundancies in defence industry companies, as absence or shortage of demand for their products continues. ‘Companies in the defence industry have been operating below the threshold of profitability and have now reached a financial crisis’, declared government representatives.

One such company is Avioane Craiova in Craiova (Dolj county, Sud-Vest region), which is to cut 150 jobs.

Avioane Craiova was established on 1 February 1972 and is one of Romania's major defense aviation products suppliers. Avioane Craiova provides a wide range of products and services for military and civil aircraft, aviation equipment, tools, jigs, testers, ground support equipment.


  • 6 February 2006: Economistul
  • 1 February 2006: Adevarul


Eurofound (2006), Avioane Craiova, Internal restructuring in Romania, factsheet number 63062, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/63062.