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SAS opens the door to the US West Coast

SAS opens the door to the US West Coast

9 April 2013 Press Release Airline News

North America is an important and growing market for SAS, which already flies to New York, Chicago and Washington. Scandinavia is a market that has no direct flights to the US West Coast and there has therefore been demand from several Nordic and international companies for a smooth connection to this part of the world. SAS is now fulfilling that wish.

Scandinavian Airlines to link Copenhagen and San Francisco

Scandinavian Airlines to link Copenhagen and San Francisco

3 April 2013 Airline News

In spring 2013, Scandinavian Airlines is launching a new route from Copenhagen to San Francisco with easy connections from London. The new service will run six times a week and is scheduled to offer smooth connections from London to San Francisco and North American destinations.

SAS moves to two class cabin configuration

SAS moves to two class cabin configuration

22 March 2013 Airline News

SAS is launching a new service concept, replacing the previous service classes with two brand new alternatives: SAS Go and SAS Plus. “We have worked with our customers to develop these products, which meet the increasing demand for smoother and more time-efficient journeys for both leisure and business passengers,” explained a statement from the airline.

Scandinavian Airlines launches Newcastle-Copenhagen flight

Scandinavian Airlines launches Newcastle-Copenhagen flight

29 January 2013 Airline News

Scandinavian Airlines is expanding its regional network and launching a new direct route from Newcastle International Airport to Copenhagen with operations starting on February 4th 2013. SAS will be offering a daily flight to Copenhagen from Newcastle, from Monday to Friday using a 50 seater Cimber A/S aircraft on a wet lease agreement with CRJ200 equipment.

SAS launches new onboard Wi-Fi services

SAS launches new onboard Wi-Fi services

SAS is launching the first version of its new Wi-Fi start page. Its content has been adapted to its customers, offering free services and entertainment. SAS has decided to work with well-known partners, including Dagens Nyheter, Dagens Næringsliv and International Herald Tribune.

SAS confirms 45 new routes for 2013

SAS confirms 45 new routes for 2013

26 November 2012 Airline News

SAS has confirmed it will radically overhaul its schedule in 2013, with the launch 45 new routes. This means that SAS will offer direct flights to exciting new destinations from all of the main airports and a number of regional airports in the Nordic countries.

Danish pilots sign up to SAS survival plans

Danish pilots sign up to SAS survival plans

23 November 2012 Airline News

Danish Pilot Union members have voted to approve a new collective agreement at SAS Scandinavian Airlines as the carrier battles for survival. The decision was one of the final pieces in a turnaround plan outlined by the airline earlier this month, with seven of the eight unions involved confirming their acceptance earlier this week.

SAS signs deals with trade unions

SAS signs deals with trade unions

19 November 2012 Airline News

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has signed new labour agreements with seven of the eight unions it is in negotiations with as it battles for survival. The carrier said last week it would shed 6,000 jobs as it sought to avoid bankruptcy.

SAS Group to cut 800 jobs in ‘final call’ restructuring

SAS Group to cut 800 jobs in ‘final call’ restructuring

12 November 2012 Airline News

Another day, another struggling flag-carrier announces a radical overhaul of its operations as it battles for its existence. Air France, Qantas, and Iberia were today joined by SAS Group, which revealed a “new comprehensive” plan which it hopes will pave the way for a new, strong and competitive airline.

SAS upgrades to new travel technology platform

SAS upgrades to new travel technology platform

OpenJaw Technologies, a leading online technology partner of the world’s biggest travel brands, and Scandinavia’s largest airline, Scandinavian Airlines System, announced that SAS is to upgrade to the OpenJaw t-Retail Platform. This is OpenJaw’s first existing client to announce its migration to the new platform.