Aviation Capital Group announces delivery of one A320neo to SAS

SAS Airbus A320neo

Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG), a global full-service aircraft asset manager, announced the delivery of one new Airbus A320neo aircraft on long-term lease to Scandinavian Airlines (“SAS”).

Featuring CFM International LEAP-1A engines, this is the last aircraft scheduled to deliver to the airline as part of a 12-aircraft sale-leaseback transaction between ACG and SAS.

SAS has announced enhanced connectivity to Northern Scandinavia with additional frequencies to Tromsø, Longyearbyen/Svalbard, Luleå and Åre-Östersund on the existing routes from Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm.

Erik Westman, Chief Revenue Officer at SAS says: “We see a significant rise in Europeans traveling to Northern Scandinavia during the winter season and we are very pleased to be able to increase our departures to this part of the world.

“Our winter program also includes improved connectivity between US and Asia and our Scandinavian as well as European destinations.”