SkyEurope sales down, reports paper

After leasing companies withdrew seven new Boeings from loss-making low-cost airline SkyEurope in January 2009, complaints by passengers have risen, the Hospodárske Noviny financial daily reported on Wednesday, March 18.

After leasing companies withdrew seven new Boeings from loss-making low-cost airline SkyEurope in January 2009, complaints by passengers have risen, the Hospodárske Noviny financial daily reported on Wednesday, March 18.

Several customers have expressed surprise at the older planes and staff from Bulgaria or Croatia, the paper reported.

SkyEurope sold fewer than 161,000 tickets in February, a fall of more than a third compared to last February. Over the past twelve months it carried 3.48 million passengers, down more than five percent year-on-year. HN

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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