Scandinavian Airlinesthe flag provider of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, is about to cancel round 4,000 flights this summer season as a result of employees shortages and delayed deliveries of plane, Swedish monetary each day Dagens Industri (DI) mentioned in a report.
The employees shortages are a results of the Covid-19 pandemic since round 5,000 workers had been laid off as demand for international and home flights plummeted, Xinhua information company quoted the DI report as saying on Tuesday.
An official from the Stockholm-headquartered airline mentioned that almost all canceled flights shall be rescheduled for a similar day, to keep away from leaving passengers stranded. The information in regards to the cancellations got here lower than three months after the airline introduced it was in monetary bother.
An interim monetary report launched in February confirmed the corporate’s earnings earlier than tax stood at a unfavorable 2.6 billion Swedish crowns (USD 260 million) for the interval November 2021-January 2022. in contrast with the identical interval in 2019, earlier than the Covid pandemic struck, complete revenues had been down 42 per cent.
SAS, due to this fact, introduced it will “aggressively pursue reducing costs” by 7.5 billion Swedish crowns yearly, by adjusting its fleet and product choices, amongst different issues.