Fastjet will fly with or without 1time

2013-03-19 07:34
Johannesburg - Liquidate airline 1time remains fastjet's preferred option to launching its services with in South Africa, but the airline says it will explore alternative measures to operate locally if and when the need arises.

Tourism Update reports, Fastjet has filed a letter of intent with the liquidators of 1time in Johannesburg to enable the liquidators to negotiate a compromise settlement with the creditors.  This, fastjet said was a major step towards the acquisition of 1time and the launch of fastjet flights in South Africa. However, should a compromise not be negotiated with the 1time creditors, the carrier is confident that alternative avenues explored will be available in South Africa.

Fastjet CEO, Ed Winter said: “Fastjet is really excited about the opportunity to serve the South African air travel market and this is a very significant step towards making that a reality.
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