Tag: SAS

SAS Flying To China Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute SAS  is reopening the route from Copenhagen to Shanghai with a weekly frequency from 29 September. There have been no direct flights since 31 January, but SAS has now obtained approval from the Chinese authorities and is reopening the route from Copenhagen to Shanghai with a weekly frequency. The reopening of the route is vital […]

SAS Records Slow Recovery Numbers in July

Reading Time: 2 minutes SAS capacity was down by 76% and total number of passengers were 75% lower compared to same period last year. Number of passengers remains low due to limited demand in the light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. SAS continues to resume flights to its destinations as demand returns and travel restrictions are easing. Compared to […]

Copenhagen Airport Turns Two Runways into Aircraft Parking

Reading Time: < 1 minute In light of the global crisis caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus, different sectors of aviation are looking for the ways to survive and support each other. With a number of airlines suspending operations, another has emerged: where to put hundreds of planes? In this case some support to European airlines has been provided […]

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 […]

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 […]