The grounding and disposal of its 27 Q400s continues to be a major issue at SAS Group, which is faced with choosing a replacement while pursuing compensation from Bombardier and deciding what to do with the employees charged with operating the turboprops, CEO Mats Jansson said during last week's Star Alliance meeting in Beijing. But he does not regret the decision to pull the aircraft from the fleet (ATWOnline, Nov. 27). "It was a tough decision, but we had seven years of problems with these ...

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