The two airlines were acquired in 2010 by asset management company Manswell Enterprises Limited, controlled by Ihor Kolomoyskyi. Manswell also acquired Cimber Sterling (Copenhagen) which previously failed and stopped operations on May 3, 2012.
Skyways issued the following statement today:
“We regret to inform that Skyways Express AB and its subsidiary City Airline AB have filed for bankruptcy. Consequently, we have been forced to cancel all flights with immediate effect.
To our passengers with flights within the near future: Please contact your travel agency (where applicable) to investigate the possibilities of compensation or re-booking of flights. For passengers who have booked flights directly via our website we regret to inform that it is currently not possible to re-book or receive compensation via Skyways. Passengers who have booked via our website and paid using credit card are recommended to investigate compensation via the credit card company.
Due to today’s announcement, it is unfortunately not possible to receive assistance via Skyways at the airports. Passengers with flights in the near future are recommended to re-book via another airline or train, alternatively contact their travel agency for assistance.”
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