3-hour delays for Velvet Sky flights

2012-02-24 07:27

Johannesburg - Velvet Sky flights were delayed by up to three hours on Friday morning, the low-cost airline said.

The 05:45 flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town, the 06:10 flight from Durban to Johannesburg and the 06:20 flight from Johannesburg to Durban were delayed, Velvet Sky said in a statement.

A business dispute caused all Velvet Sky flights on Thursday to be cancelled.

The airline said it was in a dispute with a service provider and was in the process of changing service providers, but that the process had not been concluded in time to operate.

The broad-based black economic empowerment company is based in Durban and flies between that city, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Velvet Sky said the delays, which started on Wednesday, were caused by circumstances beyond its control.

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