Airline strike is over
SAS Sverige to operate according to ordinary timetable from Wednesday, May 30.The parties signed a new collective agreement for Scandinavian Airlines Sverige’s cabin employees just after midnight. The agreement will apply form March 1, 2007 through April 30, 2010. The agreement is in line with the level applicable in the Swedish labor market, that is, 10.3 percent over 38 months.
Accordingly, the Swedish Salaried Employees’ Union’s strike ends immediately and Scandinavian Airlines Sverige will resume all traffic effective Wednesday, May 30, 2007.
“I am pleased and relieved that we can take to the air again. We have reached agreement with the Salaried Employees’ Union regarding a new collective agreement and will focus all of our energy on restarting operations. As of Wednesday, May 30, we will once again be operating in accordance with our ordinary timetable,” says Anders Ehrling, President of Scandinavian Airlines Sverige.
For further information, please contact:
Press Service, Scandinavian Airlines Sverige, tel: +46-8-797 33 30
Communications Department Scandinavian Airlines SverigeBrief facts about Scandinavian Airlines Sverige, a subsidiary within the SAS Group:
Annual passengers: About 6 million
Takeoffs/landings: 300 per day
Destinations: 51, from and within Sweden.
Scandinavian Airlines is now the airline that sells most low-price tickets in Sweden.