South African low-cost carrier FlySafair has been granted a domestic air service license after rivals blocked its planned October 2013 launch at the last minute on ownership grounds. FlySafair planned to begin up to 10 daily Boeing 737-400 flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town on Oct. 17, 2013, but British Airways franchise carrier Comair and low-cost startup SkyWise blocked the launch with a legal challenge. Local ownership regulations state an airline must be at least 75% owned by ...

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