SAS announces new route to Shanghai

6th Jul 2011
SAS announces new route to Shanghai

This summer, SAS Scandinavian Airlines has announced that it will be expanding its long-haul operations by launching a new route to Shanghai via Copenhagen from Heathrow to complement the existing service to Beijing. In addition, the airline has announced great sale return fares to Bangkok and Tokyo, meaning that there has never been a better time to travel to Asia with SAS!

With a seat sale on the London – Tokyo route with return fares starting from £640 and return fares between London and Bangkok starting from just £681, in addition to the brand new route to Shanghai scheduled to launch in spring 2012, SAS is offering even greater flight choices for UK travellers heading off to the Far East.

SAS to launch new route from Heathrow to Shanghai via Copenhagen on 1

In spring 2012, Scandinavian Airlines will launch a new route from Heathrow to Shanghai via Copenhagen. The new service will run five times a week and is scheduled to offer smooth connections from London to Shanghai, China. The new Shanghai route will be served by an Airbus A340-300, the largest aircraft in the SAS fleet, offering 245 seats with a choice of three classes:

Business, Economy Extra and Economy.


From Shanghai, SAS partners Air China and Shanghai Airlines offer convenient connections to onward destinations across China and beyond.

“The demand for flights to China continues to grow and we see the need to introduce an additional route to complement our successful Copenhagen-Beijing service. This new service from Heathrow to Shanghai, via Copenhagen, makes southern China easily accessible for travellers from the UK” says Jeff Rebello, UK Business and PR Manager, Scandinavian Airlines.
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