Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51.1 - Passenger air transport

300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
18 June 2014
Employment effect (start)
18 June 2014
Foreseen end date


Scandinavian airline SAS has announced that it will cut 300 jobs, primarily in Solna in Sweden. According to the sources, SAS is jointly owned by the Swedish, Norwegian and Danish governments.

The sources report that the job reductions will be in the areas of support, commercial and administrative functions, as well as management. According to the sources, SAS has experienced a decline in profits and a decrease in turnover in 2013 compared to 2012. SAS is introducing a savings package in order to increase profits. At this stage, it is not known which sites and departments will be affected by the job reductions.  

The ERM has reported on previous restructuring events at SAS in 20052008200920102010and 2012


  • 18 June 2014: SvD
  • 18 June 2014: Aftonbladet


Eurofound (2014), SAS, Internal restructuring in Sweden, factsheet number 77202, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77202.