SAS flights taking off again from Copenhagen Airport

Some 15 SAS planes were grounded yesterday

It’s the first time that a person has been jailed in Denmark being suspected of directly supporting IS (photo: iStock)
June 27th, 2014 11:52 am| by admin
facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

SAS planes are once again arriving at and departing from Copenhagen Airport as baggage-handlers return to their duties following a brief strike on Thursday evening.

Some 15 SAS planes were grounded yesterday after the SAS baggage-handlers stopped working, leaving the aircraft unable to load and unload the baggage.

“Of course it’s unacceptable,” Trine Kromann-Mikkelsen, the head of communications for SAS, told Metroxpress newspaper. “It’s not fair to SAS and especially our customers.”

READ MORE: Long lines expected at Copenhagen Airport on Friday

Ongoing negotiations
The SAS ground-handlers decided to strike yesterday because the SAS management decided to terminate five local labour agreements, according to the SAS employee union Ekspeditions Arbejdernes Klub.

SAS, on the other hand, stated that the strike occurred because of discussions pertaining to the change of employee work hours.

Those negotiations are set to continue today, according to Kromann-Mikkelsen.

If you're heading across Funen, expect huge delays (photo: iStock)
Huge train delays across Funen
Train services across western Funen between Odense and Fredericia have craw...
Birthday gift: Queen Margarethe gets her own exhibtion (Photo: Danish Museum of National History)
Museums corner: Reign supreme: first the queen, then the tweens, next the machines
Margrethe II might have something to say about the line-up this month. For ...
Noma unseated from its number one position (photo: Antissimo)
World’s 50 Best Restaurants: Noma falls to third place
After spending four of the last five years in first place, Noma has droppe...
EADP have developed a spacecraft capable of deflecting an asteroid with very short warning time (photo: Urhixidur)
Armaged some funding! Danish NGO collecting funds for asteroid protection
The Danish NGO, the Emergency Asteroid Defence Project (EADP), is currently...
The pharoahe is ready to kill it with his rhymes (Photo: Krik Barvender)
Early-June music: In the hands of the pharoahe
Pharoahe Monch Wed 3 June, 22:00; Pumpehuset; 200kr Pharoahe Monch, a 42-...
More Copenhageners are ready to spend the big bucks on their holiday (photo: iStock)
Copenhageners travelling the most this summer
When it comes to forking out for a holiday somewhere, Copenhageners have th...