Korean Air cancelled more than 200 flights today--more than half its flight schedule--in advance of a pilot strike called by the Flight Crew Union that began at midnight Thursday (Seoul time). The walkout took place despite a government warning that it may use emergency powers to order the pilots back to work, as was done in the case of Asiana Airlines, whose pilots struck that carrier for nearly a month last summer. The FCU represents around 70% of KAL's nearly 2,000 pilots. Korean said it ...

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