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Pilotstrejk threatening for the SAS – mediators called in

the SAS Pilot Group (SPG), which consists of the scandinavian pilotfacken, have put the notice on the conflict from midnight on Friday the 26 april in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

the Reason is that negotiations with the airline is no longer going anywhere. First, it took a stop in Sweden and Norway and, most recently, yesterday broke the negotiations in Denmark. Now known as a mediator to get the parties closer to each other.

– Unfortunately, the company is ointresserat to talk with us. We will get nowhere, but when we ask questions, are they looking the other way and we are very locked in, " says Wilhelm Tersmeden.

to begin immediately to SAS and the SPG to meet.

– If the positions are still unchanged triggered the conflict on april 26. We have deliberately put after the passover, we do not want passengers to suffer during the leave, " says Wilhelm Tersmeden.

the Negotiations concerning a new collective bargaining agreement has among other things focused on market-based remuneration, cooperation and predictable working hours. According to the Swedish pilotfacket have the SAS pilots for several years fallen behind on lönemarknaden after having sacrificed itself for the company when it has not gone well.

" We have invested very much in the company and agreed to concessions in contracts to help the company. Now when it goes better for the company, we want to talk about the differences between the SAS-pilots and the other pilots in Europe and Scandinavia, but then the company will not talk with us. They are looking the other way, " says Wilhelm Tersmeden.

Norway and Denmark. In a written comment to the DN writes SAS to the requirements from the overall scandinavian pilotfacken is unreasonable.

”We have noted in a press release from the pilotföreningarna in the three countries that they have chosen to leave the negotiating table and give notice of the termination of a conflict. It is unfortunate because it creates the concern of our customers,” writes the airline's press officer Freya Annamatz.

”The requirements that are presented are unreasonable and impossible that SAS will continue to be long term competitive. However, we still have hope and faith that we shall come to a consensus, as we have done with the other medarbetargrupperna in SAS. We want to continue to negotiate, and puts faith in medlingsförfarandena in the three countries,” she continues.

According to the Carriers is the average salary for an SAS pilot, including the salaries and allowances of 93.000 dollars a month, writes TT. The perception of the not American Pilotförening.

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