Tag: SAS Scandinavian Airlines

SAS Travelers Can Now Buy Biofuel

Reading Time: 1 minute Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy. SAS is now launching a new ancillary product that gives […]

SAS and Airbus to Research Hybrid and Electric Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric aircraft for large-scale commercial use. The partnership […]

airBaltic to Start Codeshare Flights with SAS

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic has concluded a cooperation agreement, known as a codeshare agreement, with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). The airBaltic and SAS partnership will offer convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are very pleased with this strong cooperation. By expanding our partner network, we are offering […]

SAS Pilot Strike Called off: What is the Cost?

Reading Time: 1 minute The seven-day SAS pilots’ strike has been finally brought to an end. On Thursday night, 2 May, the parties managed to reach a mutually beneficial agreement. Over 1,400 pilots and the airline agreed on a 3.5% pay raise for 2019. After finished negotiations the airline confirmed the strike is over. Also, SAS reported that during […]

SAS Pilots Continue to Strike: 110,000 More Passengers Grounded

Reading Time: 1 minute Scandinavian Airlines, the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway and Denmark, is currently facing pilot unions strike over better pay and working conditions. The strike action which began on Friday, 26 April, has expanded and forced the airline to cancel flights on Monday and Tuesday. Among the affected flights are domestic, European and long-haul ones which […]

SAS in ‘Final Negotiations’ for New A320neo Order

Reading Time: 1 minute Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has confirmed it is in final negotiations with Airbus for a large batch of A320neo narrowbodies following a Reuters report, citing SAS CFO Goran Jansson, that the carrier will purchase 40-50 aircraft. An SAS spokesman told ATW he could not confirm precise quantities: “I’m not sure we’re talking about numbers at the […]

Cityjet CRJ-900 Skids and Spins Counterclockwise By 180 Degrees

Reading Time: 1 minute Cityjet Canadair CRJ-900, on behalf of SAS Scandinavian Airlines, performing flight from Stockholm to Turku landed on Turku’s snow covered runway, but skidded and spun counterclockwise around by 180 degrees before coming to a stop on the runway near the end of the runway. The crew declared emergency, emergency services responded and checked the aircraft. […]

New Agreement Between SAS And The Norwegian Pilot Associations

Reading Time: 1 minute SAS has now reached new agreements with the two Norwegian pilot associations NSF and SNF. The three-year agreement is in line with the agreements recently signed with the Swedish and Danish pilot associations and contains a common ambition to create a long-term profitable SAS. We are pleased that we have now reached new agreements and […]

SAS Faces Norwegian Pilot Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute Pilots working for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) in Norway have rejected a pay offer and called for strike action, just days after the airline sealed an agreement with its Danish flight-deck crews. SAS was facing a strike among its Danish crews, represented by the DPF union, but the planned walkout on Sept. 11 was called off […]

SAS Cautiously Optimistic After Fiscal First-Half Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) still expects to turn in a pre-tax profit for its 2016-2017 financial year despite a sharp increase in losses in the fiscal year’s first half. The airline turned in a net loss of SEK876 million ($101 million) for the six months ending Apr. 30 2017, compared to a net loss of SEK75 […]