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Norwegian threatened pilots' strike history. Talks between unions and airline Norwegian Air Shuttle resulted in success, Monday. “We’re pleased to have avoided a strike. If anyone is to be affected, it certainly shouldn’t be the passengers,” airline CEO Bjørn Kjos told the press. Mediation lasted 9 hours and 20 minutes past the deadline set for midnight. Pilots’ union shop steward Halvor Vatnar informed broadcaster NRK talks had been extremely tough, with both sides polls apart for a while.

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Norwegian threatened pilots' strike history

Published on Monday, 4th November, 2013 at 09:46 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Talks between unions and airline Norwegian Air Shuttle resulted in success, Monday.

A Norwegian plane
A Norwegian plane
Photo: Mariusz Basiak AG/Norwegian


“We’re pleased to have avoided a strike. If anyone is to be affected, it certainly shouldn’t be the passengers,” airline CEO Bjørn Kjos told the press.

Mediation lasted 9 hours and 20 minutes past the deadline set for midnight. Pilots’ union shop steward Halvor Vatnar informed broadcaster NRK talks had been extremely tough, with both sides polls apart for a while.

“Nevertheless, we succeeded in getting a joint collective bargaining agreement in Scandinavia, regardless of the reorganisation happening. We also got equal career opportunities through, no matter where the individual is stationed and which base we work from.”



Published on Monday, 4th November, 2013 at 09:46 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: norwegianstrike, norwegianairshuttle.





  
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