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Strike-hit SAS passenger count fell 32% in July from June

FILE PHOTO: The tail fin of Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) airplane parked on the tarmac at Copenhagen Airport Kastrup in Copenhagen

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Scandinavian airline SAS said on Friday its total number of passengers decreased by 32% in July compared with June, and capacity by 23%, due to a 15-day pilot strike in July.

SAS grounded some 3,700 flights during the crippling strike that left 380,000 passengers stranded.

(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom, editing by Terje Solsvik)

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