An SAS Airbus A340 at San Francisco International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Parker Davis)

SAS Reaches Collective Agreement With Pilots After Week-long Flight Disruption

Scandinavian carrier SAS reached an agreement with its pilot group this week ending a strike which lasted seven days resulting in the cancellation of over 4,000 flights. The airline announced the end of the industrial action at a press conference on Thursday evening bringing relief to its customers, 360,000 of whom had been disrupted by the week-long dispute. As previously reported, the pilots had been seeking a 13 percent salary increase, limits on the number of hours rostered and increased…

Endeavor Ups First Year Pilot Salary

Due to the extremely low pay and high cost of flight training, the airline business is struggling to recruit pilots. However, one regional carrier has taken a step in the right direction to intrigue more people in becoming airline pilots. Endeavor Air, which operates Delta's regional Bombardier CRJ aircraft, has…