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Finnair cancels approximately 23 services

3-Dec-2009 12:35 PM

Finnair stated it cancelled approximately 23 services yesterday, following 35 cancellations on Tuesday, affecting approximately 6,250 passengers to date, due to a wildcat strike by ground handling staff (AFP, 02-Dec-2009). The carrier added it expects 14 cancellations today. Finnair, on 30-Nov-2009, announced plans to outsource approximately 490 employees at its ground handling company, Northport, to human resource company, Barona, and approximately 130 cargo terminal workers to Suomen Transval.