Finnair said it is preparing for an illegal strike by members of the SLSY flight attendants union scheduled to begin early Thursday morning. The airline said the resulting flight cancellations could cost it €2.5 million ($3.1 million) per day. The news came after Finnair announced it would recruit 500 cabin attendants by next fall to its Aero subsidiary under the national collective agreement. The hires are necessary to handle growing Asia-Europe traffic. "The salary level of Finnair ...

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