Dutch Antilles Express (9H, Curacao) is in a major financial troubles according to a report by Antilliaans Dagblad and faces closure as early as this coming week after the government of Curacao has voted against financial aids to the struggling carrier. According to the airline's controller Heinrich de Windt DAE will run out of funds to operate its services from Monday and employees have yet to be paid their July salaries. DAE has been banned from operating to Venezuela since May for alleged safety violations and has been blocked from accessing funds from ticket sales in the country. The airline has threatened to sue the country on both matters but has been severely impacted by the ban given the loss of transfer passengers traveling from Venezuela to the Caribbean and United States via Curacao. DAE currently operates three Fokker 100s, two ATR72-200s and an ATR42-300 and wet-leases MD-83s from Falcon Air Express (6F, Miami Int'l) for US operations.