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SAS announces airline strike is over

29th May 2007 Print
SAS Sverige is to operate according to the ordinary timetable from Wednesday, May 30. The Swedish Salaried Employees' Union 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.