STOCKHOLM, Sweden --
Scandinavian Airlines' unit in Sweden canceled some 150 flights in Europe and Sweden on Sunday because of a strike by cabin staff, the airline said.
The airline said more than 275 flights would be canceled Monday, affecting some 20,000 passengers.
The Swedish Salaried Employees' Union called the strike that includes 800 of its members when negotiations broke down Friday.
Talks between the union and management were expected to resume.
The strike does not affect intercontinental routes or connections between Stockholm and London City airport.
SAS Sweden says the strike would cost some 20 million kronor ($3 million) a day in lost ticket sales. The Swedish unit has 2,500 staff and flies 6 million passengers a year to more than 50 domestic and international destinations.
SAS, which also owns units in Denmark and Norway, said flights between those countries and other European destinations would not be affected.
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Scandinavian airlines SAS said its unit in Sweden would cancel some 300 flights on European and domestic routes Friday because of a planned strike by cabin staff.
Scandinavian Airlines said it would cancel more than 280 flights on Tuesday after talks with union officials failed to end a strike by Swedish cabin crews.
1,200 departures have been cancelled and 90,000 passengers have been affected by Salaried Employees' Union strike
SAS called the strike "illegal" and said the Danish Cabin Attendants Union could face legal action if the crews do not return to work.