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01 May 2019 | 05:24 PM UTC

Denmark/Sweden/Norway: Industrial action by SAS pilots continues as of May 1 /update 3

Denmark News Alert

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) pilots continue industrial action as of May 1 as salary dispute drags on; flight cancelations and delays scheduled through May 2

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Copenhagen). COUNTRY/REGION Denmark, Sweden, Norway

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On Wednesday, May 1, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced more than 280 flight cancelations through Thursday afternoon (local time), May 2, due to an ongoing strike by airline pilots. Representatives from SAS indicated the airline resumed talks with the pilots in Oslo (Norway) on Wednesday, although details of the negotiations were not immediately made available. 

SAS has advised travelers to confirm the statuses of their flights before heading to the airport. 


Pilots affiliated with Norway's employers association NHO launched a strike on April 26 after their demands for a 13 percent wage increase, among other issues, were not met by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).


Individuals traveling via SAS are advised to keep abreast of the situation and confirm flight reservations before heading to the airport. Up-to-date information on flight disruptions can be found on the SAS website.


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