the Airline SAS, which has about 1200 kabineansatte in Denmark, but on Monday, has close to 700 of them received a letter of termination.
It informs Christa Ceré, who is the chairman of CAU, which is the trade union for cabin crew in SAS.
Coronakrisens consequences for the airline sector on Monday and got the final consequence of the kabineansatte in SAS.
Over half of the kabineansatte in SAS Denmark is Monday been terminated. It is a day of sorrow, believes the president.
- It is very many, and my members have it is not good. The entire industry is also affected, and therefore one can not just apply for another job, says Christa Ceré.
- Someone has been more prepared than others, but you can't really prepare for such a move, she says.
SAS reported already back in april, that there was firing 1,700 employees in Denmark.
Monday to receive the affected employees of their termination. SAS should all terminate 5000 employees, because coronakrisen has hit the SAS and other airlines hard.
Christa Ceré informs that the employees have between 1-6 months notice. They have also been given the opportunity to convert the termination to a leave period of up to 24 months.
- of course, It is a hope that the activity can increase and that thereby they slowly return, she says.
- It is all guesswork, for it also depends on how much production coming on again, and how much the scandinavians who choose to fly, says.
She predicts that many of the members will make use of the scheme for leave of absence. They would like to find a second job during your leave of absence, informs she.
Also the pilots in the SAS on Monday scored its termination. Branchemediet Check-in described three days ago, to SAS total will say goodbye to 650 pilots. This is the result 175 of the pilots Danish.