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SAS announces agreement with pilots after a day-long strike

hundreds of thousands of passengers and thousands of flights were affected by the pilot strike at SAS - including multiple Connections to Germany. Now the company reports that it had agreed.

Scandinavian airline SAS has reached according to his own after days of strikes, an agreement in a dispute with the pilots unions in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

"I can inform our customers and our employees with relief that we can put this conflict behind us now," said the CEO, Rickard Gustafson. "We have signed today evening in a collective bargaining agreement with our four pilot associations." But it is likely to take up to 24 hours, until the operation could be completely absorbed.

strike cost SAS million

Good 1400 SAS pilots in Sweden, Denmark and Norway were a week ago because of the, in their view, increasingly poor working conditions in the recusal entered. In addition, they demand more money. More than 4000 flights had to be cancelled because of the strike. Around 380,000 travelers were affected, including multiple Connections to Germany. SAS partners powered plane could be used for lifting.

experts estimate that the strike has cost the group a day to around 100 million Swedish crowns (approximately 9.4 million euros). The SAS share had temporarily lost significantly in value.

pilots ' strike: hundreds of flights cancelled, 02.05.2019 Atlas |Sweden |Stockholm

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