Malev Zrt. (MALEV), Hungary’s insolvent state-owned airline, had more than 120 billion forint ($556 million) of debt by Feb. 1, Napi Gazdasag reported, citing Jeno Varga, the airline’s bankruptcy trustee.
That figure includes 120 million euros ($159 million) of claims by Vnesheconombank (VNECB), or VEB, Russia’s state development bank, which owns a minority stake in the company, the Budapest- based newspaper said.
Malev has more than 20 billion forint of state-guaranteed bank loans and owes 14 million euros to Budapest Airport, of which Hochtief AG (HOT) owns 50 percent, Napi said.
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