Skywise retrenches workers, takes legal action against ACSA

Skywise has taken legal action against ACSA (Airports Company SA) while retrenching workers after it was grounded.

702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes spoke to Skywise co-chair, Tabbasum Qadir, about the legal action they have taken against ACSA following the airline's grounding.

Listen to the interview below:

How is it commercially viable for an airport company service to suspend an airline when high turnover was expected? It was not only breach of contract, it was an abuse of dominance.

Tabbasum Qadir, Skywise co-chairperson

We had 20 000 unsold tickets which we were expecting a high revenue from that over the festive season.

Tabbasum Qadir, Skywise co-chairperson

We will be the 12th airline that goes down. It's not that every airline sailed because of internal things.

Tabbasum Qadir, Skywise co-chairperson

This article first appeared on 702 : Skywise retrenches workers, takes legal action against ACSA


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