Swiss International Air Lines suspended 52 of its 72 Saab 2000 pilots and as a result was forced to cancel six flights from Basel yesterday. The carrier said the suspensions occurred after the pilots wrote a letter to management and the board of directors saying that uncertainty over their future with the company could cause cockpit safety to be compromised. Despite the claims by the pilots, Swiss guaranteed the safety of its aircraft flying out of Basel but said it took the statements ...

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