Plans by South African low-cost carrier FlySafair—which was scheduled to begin Boeing 737-400 operations between Johannesburg and Cape Town Oct. 17—have been stymied by a legal challenge from its two competitors. British Airways franchise carrier Comair and low-cost start-up SkyWise successfully blocked FlySafair from launching flights on grounds the new carrier failed to meet South African ownership regulations. These stipulate an airline must be at least 75% owned by South ...

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