Tag: SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Scandinavia’s SAS Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scandinavian carrier SAS has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation, highly efficient widebody aircraft. The airline has a total of eight A350-900 aircraft on order and operates an Airbus fleet of 68 aircraft (51 A320 Family, 17 A330 and A340 Family aircraft). In the coming years, as […]

First New Airbus A321LR to Enter SAS Fleet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first of three new A321LRs, a narrow-bodied aircraft suited for longer distances, will enter service in the SAS fleet on September 18, 2020. The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept with three travel classes, like the rest of SAS’ long-haul fleet, and will increase SAS’ flexibility to meet Scandinavian travel patterns.  The […]

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 […]