Tag: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

Anko van der Werff talks route plans for the new-look SAS

Anko van der Werff talks route plans for the new-look SAS

The future for Scandinavia’s flag carrier SAS is looking brighter than it has for years as it prepares to emerge from bankruptcy court protection with new shareholders and investors, a fresh strategic plan and a change in airline alliance. It was strictly standing room only in the modestly size...

Aviator extends partnership with SAS by adding 6 new stations in Norway

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), Scandinavia’s leading airline, have expanded their partnership scope. Having successfully supported the airline’s operations at Bergen (BGO), Tromso (TOS), ...

iCoupon secures partnership with SAS

iCoupon has partnered with SAS to provide the airline and its customers with access to its leading digital vouchering platform. One of the most prolific airlines in Europe, SAS (also known as Scandinavian Airlines) has main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm and flies to more than 100 destina...

SAS increases flights from Scandinavia to the United States

SAS increases flights from Scandinavia to the United States

"We are delighted to improve the connectivity for both passengers and air freight to and from Scandinavia from all three capitals as the demand increases," says Karl Sandlund, acting CEO of SAS. "From September 2, SAS will reintroduce the route Stockholm-New York, in addition to the current dir...

Ryanair to appeal EA court rulings on Finnair and SaS state aid

Ryanair to appeal EA court rulings on Finnair and SaS state aid

Ryanair today (14 Apr) noted the EU General Court’s rulings on Finnish, Danish and Swedish State aid favouring Finnair and SAS over all other EU airlines. The Finnish government granted a €600m loan guarantee to Finnair which has benefited from more than €1.2bn in State aid since the beginn...

SAS to halt most flights, temporarily lay off 90% of staff

SAS to halt most flights, temporarily lay off 90% of staff

Scandinavian airline SAS AB will temporarily lay off up to 10,000 employees, which equals 90% of its workforce, from Monday until conditions for commercial aviation improve, it said, as demand for flights has “more or less disappeared”. “It is important to say that we do not intend t...

Scandinavian Airlines Ireland Implements OpenAirlines’ SkyBreathe

Scandinavian Airlines Ireland Ltd, Irish subsidiary of Scandinavia's leading airline, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), announced the successful implementation of OpenAirlines' SkyBreathe® eco-flying solution to pursue their commitment to sustainable development. SkyBreathe Fuel Efficiency is an in...

SAS now offering travellers chance to voluntarily choose to buy biofuel

SAS now offering travellers chance to voluntarily choose to buy biofuel

Travellers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 per cent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy....

SAS to launch new direct route to Seville from Stockholm Arlanda

SAS to launch new direct route to Seville from Stockholm Arlanda

On 29 February, 2020, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will start flying non-stop once a week to Seville from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. It will be SAS’s sixth destination in Spain, to which more than 2.2 million passengers fly each year from Stockholm Arlanda. SAS is the only airline that offers n...

Regional Jet expands cooperation with SAS

Regional Jet expands cooperation with SAS

The Estonian capacity provider Regional Jet will be expanding its cooperation with SAS by adding five more Bombardier CRJ900 under a long-term ACMI contract. It will see three CRJs will based in Tallinn, and two CRJs based in Vilnius with operations starting in March 2020. Regional Jet alread...

SAS switches LAX route from Stockholm to Copenhagen

SAS switches LAX route from Stockholm to Copenhagen

SAS has changed the routing of a route to Los Angeles from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Copenhagen Airport. The carrier said it has made the move as there is strong demand from customers in Denmark and North Europe to the California city. SAS will start the service on 13 January 2020. It will...

Airbus and SAS sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus and SAS sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer, Airbus and Göran Jansson, deputy president EVP strategy &a...

SAS adds direct Stockholm-Luxembourg route

SAS adds direct Stockholm-Luxembourg route

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will start a new direct route between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Luxembourg on 4 November. The direct route will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays using a Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft type with seating for 90 passengers. SAS will be the only airline that of...

airBaltic to start codeshare flights with SAS

airBaltic to start codeshare flights with SAS

Latvian airline airBaltic has signed a codeshare agreement with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). The airBaltic and SAS partnership will offer connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond. airBaltic chief executive officer, Martin Gauss said: “We are very pleased with this strong cooperat...

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