20,000 stranded as Swedish pilots strike for second day

20,000 stranded as Swedish pilots strike for second day

Around 20,000 passengers were stranded on Saturday after Scandinavian airline SAS cancelled 159 flights due to a Swedish pilots' strike and warned of another 220 flight cancellations on Sunday.

Swedish pilot strike hits 20,000 passengers

Swedish pilot strike hits 20,000 passengers

The strike by 400 Scandinavian Airlines pilots, called on Friday evening after talks broke down between the Swedish Pilots 'Association (SPF) and the employers' organisation, hit air passengers hard on Saturday with more than 150 flights cancelled.