airBaltic has concluded a codeshare agreement with Scandinavian Airlines. The partnership will offer convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.
Cornwall Airport Newquay has revealed SAS will commence services from next summer. Launching June 28th, the Star Alliance member will begin a twice-weekly service from Copenhagen, with this being the first time that Cornwall’s gateway has been connected directly with Scandinavia.
Scandinavian Airlines has taken delivery of its first A320neo aircraft, becoming the first airline in Scandinavia to operate the world’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. The plane is the first of 30 on order by the carrier. SAS ordered the A320neo as part of its strategy to modernise its fleet with more fuel-efficient aircraft, reducing environmental impact such as emissions and aircraft noise.
Scandinavian Airlines has appointed Niko Ek to the role of regional general manager, Europe. EK is responsible for leading the UK team, based in London, and staff in Europe. Moving to his new role from head of sales operations in Sweden, he has worked at SAS since 2001, returning to the company following a short break in 2013.
Scandinavian Airlines has become the first European airline to receive the new 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight variant of the A330-300. The aircraft was delivered to SAS during a ceremony held at Airbus in Toulouse, France. SAS has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new A330-300.
Scandinavian Airlines’ first departure to Hong Kong took off today, offering good connections with the UK from Heathrow and Manchester. At the same time, SAS re-opened its lounge at Arlanda following extensive refurbishment, offering an enhanced transfer experience for UK customers.
Following a strategic partnership established in 2013 that saw SAS’ highly experienced revenue management experts join Amadeus, the airline has now completed its migration to Amadeus Altéa Revenue Management Suite. The migration lays the foundation for the most accurate and intelligent pricing of airline packages and offers.
London Stansted Airport has received a major boost with the announcement that Scandinavian flag carrier, SAS, will begin new flights to Gothenburg later this year. Scheduled to commence on October 26th, 2015, Scandinavia’s largest airline is returning to London’s third busiest airport after a 14 year absence.
SAS is launching several all-new routes for its winter schedule. Larger aircraft will also be deployed on its existing routes from Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo to London Heathrow. The Gothenburg-London route will also switch from Heathrow to Stansted Airport.