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Czech Smartwings seeks compensation for canceled spring 2020 flights

Transport

Smartwings Group, whose holdings include national carrier Czech Airlines, is seeking half a billion crowns (EUR 19.28 million) in compensation for flights canceled due to anti-coronavirus measures last spring, reported the Czech Radio.

Airlines are currently under a protective moratorium against creditors that expires at the end of February. According to the company, the group had to cancel about 7,000 flights booked by 900,000 passengers. Smartwings co-owner Jiří Šimáně argues airlines should get the same level of support as did hoteliers, restaurants, ski resorts and other services. 

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