This summer, improved flight connections will be offered to Spain from
Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The airline Spanair, in cooperation with
SAS, is establishing a number of new routes that will facilitate easier
travel between Spain and the Scandinavian countries.
On April 10, Spanair begins flights between Stockholm and Madrid on
every day of the year, departing from Stockholm at 4.35 p.m. and
arriving in Madrid at 8.35 p.m.
During the summer period from June 2 through September 28, Spanair will
also fly from Copenhagen to Madrid every day of the week, departing from
Copenhagen at 1:45 p.m. and arriving in Madrid at 5:05 p.m.
In addition, Spanair is establishing a route from Oslo to Madrid, with
departures every day of the week, except Sundays, from June 9 through
All flights will be conducted in cooperation with SAS. This means that a
EuroBonus member will also receive points on Spanair`s flights. Business
travelers will have access to business-class lounges in Spain. Through
fares will be applied from all SAS destinations in Scandinavia to all
Spanair destinations in Spain, and passengers and their baggage will be
checked through to their final destinations.
Spanair was formed in 1986 by SAS and the Spanish company Teinver.
Charter-company operations began in March 1988. In February 1994,
Spanair began regular flight operations, which now represent
approximately 75 percent of the company`s flights. In 2002, Spanair
carried eight million passengers on its fleet of 50 aircraft. The
airline has 2,500 employees. Spanair will become a member of the Star
Alliance on April 1, 2003.