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Skywise denies having financial woes after several flights grounded

Skywise Airline has confirmed that its recent flight cancellations have been due to payment issues it had with the Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS).

However, Qadir Tabassum, Co-Chairperson of the low-cost airline said that the company was not suffering from financial bankruptcy.

Tabassum also lamented the negative media coverage the domestic carrier has received due to this, saying that it will further increase consumers’ doubt on private airlines in the country.

Skywise is stable and strong and we don't have any bank overdrafts or loans. It is unfortunate that the history of South African private airlines has so much negativity and doubts.

Qadir Tabassum, Co-Chairperson of Skywise Airline

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