SAS said it is not yet able to estimate the potential total financial damage from the grounding of its 27 Q400s, now in its 17th day. The carrier has said it is losing about SEK10-SEK15 million ($1.5-$2.3 million) daily (ATWOnline, Sept. 26). A spokesperson told ATWOnline that SAS is wet-leasing several aircraft from other companies to allow it to operate an "emergency" schedule. "The number of aircraft we lease varies every day," the spokesperson explained. SAS Sweden, which normally flies ...

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