In SAS stated that he had provided free meals to passengers who are awaiting alternative flights at airports throughout Scandinavia.
People expect a flight to Oslo airport / REUTERSИз mass strike of the pilots of the Scandinavian airline SAS has suffered tens of thousands of passengers.
It is reported “European true” with reference to Reuters.
SAS pilots went on strike on Friday, April 26, when failed to reach agreement during negotiations on wages. About 70% of airline flights were canceled. The strike will affect about 170 000 passengers during the weekend.
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“We deeply regret that our customers suffered from long pilots ‘strike”, – reads the statement of the SAS, published on Saturday. The statement said that the strike will last until the end of the weekend.
“Because of the strike, estimated to suffer a further 64,000 passengers when flight 587 will be eliminated on whole of Scandinavia”, – said in a statement.
In SAS stated that he had provided free meals to passengers who are awaiting alternative flights at airports throughout Scandinavia. However, in social networks a few travellers complained that they were unable to contact the customer service Department of the airline.
The Swedish Confederation of transport enterprises said that she can’t go to a 13 percent wage increase demanded by the pilots, given their “high average wage of $ 93 thousand Swedish kronor ($9769) a month.”
Pilots Association said that work schedules, but not wages, was the center of attention talks, as most pilots have SAS replacement schedules.