ELFAA Airlines Rescue Sky Europe Passengers

Brussels, Belgium, September 03, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Following the news that Sky Europe has filed for bankruptcy, ELFAA member airlines have sprung into action to offer an emergency rescue package to those passengers who find themselves stranded as a result of the suspension of Sky Europe’s operations.

ELFAA airlines that have overlapping routes with Sky Europe will be offering specially reduced fares to enable passengers who booked with Sky Europe to return home cheaply and quickly. They will be transported back to their original point of departure or the nearest airport served by the ELFAA airline concerned.

John Hanlon, Secretary General of ELFAA said:

“This is another clear example of ELFAA airlines coming to the assistance of passengers who have been left high and dry as a result of another airline’s financial failure.”

Offers are subject to availability for a specific period of time, depending on the airline. For more details on how to book special fares, passengers are urged to contact the following airlines:

easyJet – www.easyjet.com, Tel. +44 870 6000 000

Norwegian – www.norwegian.no, Tel. +45 7080 7880

Ryanair – http://www.ryanair.com/member/SkyEuroperescuefare.html

Wizz Air – http://wizzair.com/promo/SE/

Notes to the editor:

ELFAA airline members include: Blue Air, bmibaby, easyJet, Flybe, Jet2.com, Norwegian, Ryanair, Sverige Flyg, transavia.com, vueling and Wizz Air.

ELFAA airline members carry over 150 million passengers every year, using a combined fleet of some 600 of the most technologically-advanced, environmentally-efficient aircraft.

Low fares airlines currently account for over 35% of scheduled intra-European traffic- a share forecast to grow to 50% by 2013.

For further information, please contact:

Jessica Adkins
T. +32 (0) 2 739 4731
M. +32 (0) 4 75 79 1233
E. jessica.adkins@be.grayling.com

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