Sas Scandinavian Airlines News
SAS to welcome Airbus A350 to fleet in early 2020
On January 28th next year, the first of eight new Airbus A350s will officially enter into long-haul service between Copenhagen and Chicago, one of the most popular SAS routes.
SAS to launch Newquay-Copenhagen connection this summer
Scandinavian Airlines will launch direct flights this summer from Newquay to Copenhagen. Taking off twice a week in each direction on a Monday and Friday between June 21st-August 19th, flights will operate on a 90-seat regional jet.
Airbus partners with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for electric aircraft research
Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. Collaboration will start in June and will continue until the end of 2020.
airBaltic signs SAS codeshare deal in Scandinavia
airBaltic has concluded a codeshare agreement with Scandinavian Airlines. The partnership will offer convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.
VisitBritain launches digital campaign with Scandinavian Airlines
The £150,000 campaign will run for five weeks in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, to promote travel to Britain and drive visitor growth in and beyond central London.
Europcar partners with Scandinavian Airlines
The flag-carrier of Norway, Sweden and Denmark is the eighth largest airline in Europe, a member of Star Alliance and connects more 123 destinations in Europe, the US and Asia.
Newquay to welcome Copenhagen services next summer
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.
SAS takes delivery of first A320neo
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.
Ek to lead European operations for Scandinavian Airlines
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 signs up for Amadeus Fare Families
Scandinavian Airlines have signed up for Amadeus Amadeus Fare Families to provide their customers with more flexibility and options when booking online.
Scandinavian Airlines welcomes latest A330-300 to fleet
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 launches new route to Hong Kong
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.