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AIRLINE STRIKE: Hundreds of flights grounded as SAS pilots walk out

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AIRLINE STRIKE: Hundreds of flights grounded as SAS pilots walk out

The strike is likely to affect weekend flights as well. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT

Hundreds of thousands of travellers saw their plans disrupted on Friday after Scandinavian Airlines cancelled more than 600 flights because of a huge pilots' strike in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

READ ALSO: What to do if you're affected by the SAS strike

SAS said it had cancelled 673 domestic, European and long-haul flights on Friday, affecting more than 72,000 passengers, after negotiations broke down with pilots' unions.

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