SAS Sweden Cancels all Flights on Tuesday

May 29, 2007
1,200 departures have been cancelled and 90,000 passengers have been affected by Salaried Employees' Union strike

Scandinavian Airlines Sverige AB, the Swedish subsidiary of the Scandinavian airline SAS Group, said on Monday (28 May) that it has been forced to also cancel all its flights on Tuesday (29 May).

The airline said that the negotiations between the Swedish Salaried Employees' Union/Scandinavian Cabin Crew Association and SAS/Swedish Air Transport Industry Employers' Association have not yet led to an agreement.

According to SAS Sweden, the decision means that a total of 1,200 departures have been cancelled and 90,000 passengers have been affected by the strike by the Salaried Employees' Union.

The strike among Scandinavian Airlines Sverige's cabin employees only affects Scandinavian Airlines Sverige's flights, the airline added.

All of Scandinavian Airlines International's direct flights to and from the US and Asia are operating as scheduled, the company said.

In addition all flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines Danmark and Scandinavian Airlines Norge continue to be flown as scheduled, including to and from Sweden.

SAS AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is the Nordic region's largest listed airline and travel group. The SAS Group offers air transport and related services from its base in Northern Europe. The company is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm.

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