Tag: SAS

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. […]

SAS Reports August Traffic Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute SAS increased its scheduled capacity in August by 11% and the traffic grew 12%. The overall load factor increased by 0.7 p.u. to 81.2% during the month. The higher load factor was driven by improvements within SAS long haul and domestic networks. SAS intercontinental traffic increased 26.7% and the capacity was up 25.6%. The growth […]

SAS Traffic Figures July 2016: +10.4%, with 88.2% Load Factor

Reading Time: < 1 minute SAS along with overall Scandinavian market have significantly increased its capacity. Market development Demand for long haul traffic, European leisure routes and domestic routes continues to grow. In July, SAS transported a record number of passengers for a July month and had the highest load factor ever for a single month. At the same time, […]

dnata and SAS Enter a Long Term Partnership in Zurich and Geneva

Reading Time: < 1 minute dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to provide ground handling and cargo services at Zurich Airport and Geneva Airport. SAS operates 42 weekly flights from Oslo, Stockholm, and Copenhagen to Geneva and Zurich, using a mix of aircraft types including the Canadair 900, Airbus A320 […]

Swedish SAS Staff Strike Keeps Flights Grounded

Reading Time: < 1 minute Domestic flights and services to Finland have been cancelled by the airline as union representatives seek a new agreement with bosses. Passengers travelling between some Swedish cities and to Finland have so far been affected by the strike, which got under way at 7am. Flights to and from Stockholm and Kalmar, Visby, Åbo and Vasa […]