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Tue, 14 June 2016

More SAS Flights Cancelled as Swedish Pilots Strike Continues

More SAS flights operated with Swedish pilots have been cancelled due to the continued pilot strike.

 Flights, operated with Danish and Norwegian pilots, as well as with SAS partner airlines will operate as normal.

SAS has said that the strike will affect another 240 flights and 25,500 passengers on Tuesday.

I sincerely apologize to all SAS-customers, Swedish Pilot Union have decided to continue their strike, said Karin Nyman, Vice President Communications at SAS. This affects our passengers and we have done all thats 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.

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 be cancelled.

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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