Tag: SAS

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 Expands its Fleet With Airbus A321LRs

Reading Time: 1 minute SAS has signed a leasing agreement with ALC (Air Lease Corporation) which means SAS will expand its aircraft fleet with three Airbus A321LR. This gives SAS an opportunity to offer travelers more intercontinental routes, fewer stopovers and shorter travel times to and from Scandinavia. The first aircraft will enter into service in the first half […]

SAS Boeing 737 Scraps Tail on Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Alesund to Oslo (Norway),  scraped tail on departure. Aircraft departed Alesund’s runway 07 when the tail of the aircraft contacted the runway surface. The crew continued take-off, stopped the climb at about 6500 feet and diverted to Trondheim (Norway) where the aircraft landed safely on runway 27 […]

SAS Boeing 737 Rejects Take-off Due to Engine Failure

Reading Time: 1 minute A SAS Scandinavian Airlines Boeing 737-700, performing flight from Oslo to Stavanger (Norway), rejected take-off due to engine failure. Aircraft was accelerating for take-off from Oslo’s runway 01L when the crew rejected take-off due to an engine failure (CFM56). The aircraft returned to the apron. The airline confirmed the crew received indication of a technical malfunction […]

SAS Places Order for an Additional 50 Airbus A320neo Aircraft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, SAS has decided to order 50 Airbus A320neo aircraft with delivery from spring 2019 through 2023. This order means SAS for the first time will have a single-type fleet by 2023 that consists of the market’s most efficient short- and medium-haul aircraft in terms of cost and environment. “Just over one year ago, we […]

SAS To Fly Direct From Stockholm To Miami

Reading Time: 1 minute SAS announced a direct flight to Miami, Florida. The route will be added to the carrier’s winter timetable for 2017 and will complement the departures from Copenhagen and Oslo. SAS is launching a new direct route between Stockholm and Miami from October 2017, which will depart once a week on Sundays starting October 29th. The […]

SAS Takes Delivery of Its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has taken delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Arline in Scandinavia to operate the world’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. SAS ordered the A320neo as part of its strategy to modernize its fleet with more fuel-efficient aircraft, reducing environmental impact such as emissions and aircraft […]

Norway and Sweden Starting Sales of SAS Shares

Reading Time: 1 minute The Norwegian and Swedish government is starting the sale of up to 19 million shares in the airline SAS, corresponding to 5.8 percent of the outstanding shares. The Norwegian Industry and Fisheries Ministry is to oversee the sale on behalf of the Norwegian and Swedish governments, said the Swedish government in a statement Wednesday night. […]