For almost a month FastJet has been passing the buck to Fly540 (T) Ltd over payment of debts totalling over Sh4 billion to TRA and TAA.
FastJet has been maintaining that Fly540 was supposed to pay the debts under a contract for taking over the airline. The new turn of events arose yesterday when the FastJet general manager for Africa, Mr Kyle Haywood, told a press conference that they were ready to pay the debts pending proper reconciliation by TRA and TAA.
“We have met with TRA and TAA to discuss the pending bills. We will pay, but we want supporting documents of all these bills. We are in discussion with TRA, for we have to validate what are paying,” said Mr Haywood.
According to documents availed to The Citizen, the airline owes to TRA a total of Sh2.9 billion and TAA a total of Sh570 million.
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