Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

Welcome to Airline Pilot Forums - Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ. Join our community today and start interacting with existing members. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


User Tag List

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-30-2008, 03:26 AM   #1  
Looking for a laugh
Thread Starter
 
Justdoinmyjob's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Feb 2008
Posts: 4,099
Default Silverjet shuts down

Don't have time to post the news article, but apparently UK operator Silverjet as ceased ops as of today. And the hits keep on coming.
Justdoinmyjob is offline  
Old 05-30-2008, 05:50 AM   #2  
He who lies first, wins!
 
longhauler's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Feb 2007
Position: back in the saddle with sores!
Posts: 545
Default

To our dear customers,
When our inaugural flight took off in January 2007, we pledged to change the face of air travel. Your appreciation of our unique values and your belief in our product has allowed us to achieve this.
Your belief in us was shared by our investors - but regrettably, due to unforeseen circumstances, they were unable to unlock the finance that we needed. As a result, we are very sad to announce that from 30 May 2008, we will cease operations and we are no longer able to honour flight reservations.
We extend our sincerest apologies to those of you who have travel plans with Silverjet in the future and at present. You are advised to seek alternative travel arrangements with other carriers, and contact your credit card company or travel agent directly for information on obtaining refunds.
We are working actively with new investors who are prepared to inject new funds so we can recommence operations. If we are able to achieve this, we will make an announcement as soon as possible and we hope to be able to bring you our very 'sivilised' flying experience again.
Thank you for your support - it has meant everything.
Yours sincerely,


Lawrence Hunt, CEO


Further information is available at the following links:
Customer Information Media Information
longhauler is offline  
Old 05-30-2008, 11:38 AM   #3  
Gets Weekends Off
 
joel payne's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Apr 2006
Position: B767A[ret.]
Posts: 584
Default

More on the Silverjet shut down-

: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...&refer=home%3E,
joel payne is offline  
Old 06-11-2008, 11:45 PM   #4  
Gets Weekends Off
 
captjns's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Feb 2006
Position: B-737NG preferably in first class with a glass of champagne and caviar
Posts: 5,247
Default Silver Lining for Silver Jet

Just read this in ATW this morning. Hopefully someone will rise up from the ashes. Good luck to the girls and boys at S/J

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=12991
captjns is offline  
 
 
 

 
Post Reply
 



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Air Midwest shuts down icarosF1 Regional 11 05-26-2008 07:23 AM
AQ shuts down Cargo BrownGirls YUM Cargo 9 05-02-2008 09:18 PM
EOS shuts down johnso29 Major 17 05-01-2008 06:33 PM
Aloha Airlines shuts down. 8Lpearlchannel Regional 37 04-02-2008 04:18 AM
Kitty Hawk shuts down FWA Twin Wasp Cargo 1 10-29-2007 05:41 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:07 PM.