SAS cancels 1,700 flights due to pilot strike, late aircraft deliveries

Flight technicians Henrik Sorensen Storsveen and Martin Markussen prepare the last of 25 Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) aircrafts for long-term parking, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, at Oslo Airport Gardermoen. NTB Scanpix/Hakon Mosvold Larsen via REUTERSRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSTOCKHOLM, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) has suspended 1,700 flights in the coming months due partly to a two-week pilot strike in July over collective agreements and delayed aircraft deliveries.SAS, whose biggest owners are Sweden and Denmark, grounded some 3,700 flights during the crippling strike which the airline said put the carrier’s future in …
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