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AfricaStay’s Zanzibar package holidays go down with Comair — for ...

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AfricaStay’s Zanzibar package holidays go down with Comair — for now

Refunds for booked passengers are up in the air as charter service scrambles to find another plane for its travellers

Consumer journalist

More than 1,000 people who have paid for Zanzibar getaways have had their plans disrupted by package holiday operator AfricaStay’s four-week suspension of its twice-weekly charter service to the island.

Announced at the weekend, the suspension affects all package holidays departing from Johannesburg until July 16.

Comair’s suspension of its operations on May 31, followed by its liquidation announcement the following week, had AfricaStay scrambling to find another plane to accommodate its booked passengers, the company’s director Marian Sandu told Sunday Times Daily...

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