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SAS pilots threaten strike at end of April

SAS has suffered pilot shortages in recent months. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Published: 03.Apr.2019 14:48 hrs

Pilots working for the SAS airline across Scandinavia have threatened to strike at the end of April if their requests on working conditions aren't met by the employer.

The notification of the possible strike came after unsuccessful negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement, with salary increases the biggest sticking point but other issues relating to working hours and scheduling.

The SAS Pilot group, which represents almost all (95 percent) of the airline's pilots in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, has given notice of a strike if a compromise cannot be reached.

If the strike went ahead, Easter travel would not be affected, but it would begin from midnight on April 26th. 
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