SAS is a principal partner to the Scandinavian Olympic Committees for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is entering into a unique cross border partnership with the three national Scandinavian Olympic Committees (DIF, NIF and SOK)* as principal partner to the Scandinavian Olympic Committees in the run up to and during the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022…. Read the full press release

SAS to expand its aircraft fleet with three Airbus A321LR through leasing agreement with ALC

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

SAS launches new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes

Passengers on SAS short and medium haul routes will now have access to a stable, fast and strong WiFi signal, enabling them to stream and work inflight problem-free. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 16, 2018), SAS is launching new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes between Scandinavia… Read the full press release

SAS features announces winter program

The new SAS winter program features new routes and more frequent departures for all of Scandinavia, domestic, intra-Scandinavian, European and intercontinental.   Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On the intercontinental routes, there will be an increase in the number of flights from Copenhagen to both Washington and Miami, whilst there will be a doubling… Read the full press release

SAS orders 50 Airbus A320neo aircraft to create a single-type and more efficient fleet by 2023

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to establish new operations by winter 2017/2018

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS’s strategy is to focus on those customers who travel frequently to, from and within Scandinavia. SAS continuously develops its offering and network to meet this customer group’s needs. The air travel market in Europe is experiencing intense price pressure and rising demand for leisure travel. To… Read the full press release

SAS divests Cimber A/S and 11 CRJ900 aircrafts to CityJet

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has signed an agreement for the sale of Cimber A/S to CityJet and sale of 11 CRJ900 aircraft. The divestment is part of SAS’s strategy to use strategic partners, so-called wet lease, in smaller traffic flows and regional traffic. When the transaction is completed as planned on… Read the full press release

Bombardier: CityJet will operate CRJ900 aircraft in the network of Sweden’s Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

First order includes eight firm CRJ900 aircraft and six option aircraft to be operated by CityJet in the Scandinavian Airlines network  Separately, a long-standing customer signs order for two firm CRJ700 aircraft  Montréal, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has welcomed Dublin-based CityJet (CityJet) to the CRJ Series family of aircraft operators… Read the full press release

SAS becomes the first European airline to fly the new long-haul Airbus A330-300 Enhanced

SAS is the first European airline to fly the new long-haul Airbus A330-300 Enhanced. The first commercial flight leaves today from Copenhagen to Chicago. SAS continues to strengthen its intercontinental offering with new aircraft and the launch of new routes to destinations with high demand. STOCKHOLM, 2015-9-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS’s thirteenth and… Read the full press release

Houston Airport System: Scandinavian Airlines now connects Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service

Houston, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is now connecting Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service, a move that’s expected to significantly strengthen the economic and cultural ties that already exist between two leading players within the oil and gas industry. Houston Mayor Annise Parker will be celebrating the arrival of… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: SAS marks its 50th anniversary of air service between Copenhagen and Chicago

CHICAGO, 2014-04-11 — /Travel PR News/ —  This month, SAS​ is celebrating 50 years of air service between Copenhagen and Chicago. SAS launched the Copenhagen to Chicago route with a maiden flight to O’Hare International Airport on April 2, 1964. Captain Jens Mueller flew passengers and crew in a DC-8-33 to Chicago via Montreal, sowing the seeds for a successful… Read the full press release

SAS Group released its August 2013 traffic figures

SAS Group’s August 2013 traffic figures  SAS Group’s capacity (ASK) was up by 11.7% as capacity was increased on leisure routes to southern Europe. The Group’s traffic (RPK) increased by 10.3%. The SAS Group’s load factor decreased by 1.0 p.u. to 77.8%. SAS Group carried 2.4 million passengers in August, up 3.3% vs last year…. Read the full press release