SAS ‘Sympathy Strike’ Adds To Travel Misery In Scandinavia

Around 200 aircraft mechanics have joined the almost 1,000 SAS pilots in strike action over working conditions and corporate restructuring plans at the struggling airline.

“It takes two to tango, but SAS did not want to dance at all, they only wanted conflict. SAS management must bear 100% responsibility,” said Keld Bækkelund Hansen, head of negotiations at Dansk Metal, the trade union joining the industrial action.

SAS Strike Latest: More departures at risk

As SAS aircraft must be serviced every three days, it risks further disruption to flight schedules across Scandinavia. Hundreds of departures have already been canceled since pilots began the strike on Monday.

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