Air carrier Slovenské Aerolínie has asked for state assistance in the form of a guarantee rather than money after its insurance costs rose by $175,000, while its insurance provider lowered coverage from $150 million to $50 million.
Airlines across the world have been reeling since the September 11 attacks on New York and Washington. Many have been forced to make plans to lay off huge numbers of staff.
8. Oct 2001 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA