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Switzerland: SkyWork Airlines ceases operations August 29

SkyWork Airlines ends operations on August 29; affected travelers can purchase reduced airfare on selected airlines through September 13, subject to availability

30 Aug 11:50 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 8/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/13/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Zurich). COUNTRY/REGION Switzerland

Event

Officials from the Switzerland-based SkyWork Airlines announced on Wednesday, August 29, that the company will immediately end all flight operations as it files for bankruptcy. Passengers with valid return tickets purchased through SkyWork Airlines may purchase reduced airfare on Swiss International Air Lines, Helvetic Airways, and Germania flights through September 13, as available. For more information, please visit the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA).

Context

The FOCA has claimed that SkyWork's cessation of operations has affected some 11,000 passengers. SkyWork Airlines was a Switzerland-based airline company that operated flights to 20 destinations throughout Europe.

Advice

Affected travelers are advised to monitor developments to the situation, seek alternative transportation arrangements, and contact the FOCA for more information.

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