Monday's flights operated by SAS with Swedish
pilots have been cancelled due to a pilot strike.
The Swedish pilot union has turned down a second
bid by the mediator, which SAS accepted.
Flights, operated with
Danish and Norwegian pilots, as well as with SAS partner airlines,
are scheduled to operate as normal.
Monday's flight cancellations will affect 230
flights and 27,000 passengers.
The Swedish Pilot Union SPF called 400 members
on short haul routes out on strike, effective Friday, 10 June 2016. The
majority of the flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will
“I sincerely apologize to all SAS-customers,
Swedish Pilot Union have decided to continue their strike. This
affects our passengers and we have done all that’s in our power to
avoid a continued strike, but we have unfortunately still been
unable to come to an agreement. Our main priority now is to keep
taking care of our customers and are working vigilantly to do
everything we can to assist passengers affected,” said Karin Nyman,
Vice President Communications at SAS.
SAS is continuously
updating its website with travel information and sending updates
by SMS and email to passengers. It is also possible get updates
through SAS in social media. SAS recommends that all passengers
check the latest travel information before heading to the airport.
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