SAS introduced several measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus during travel

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has introduced a range of measures aimed at meeting new demands in the work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The safety of passengers and employees always comes first for SAS. Studies show that an extremely small number of infections can be traced to air travel,… Read the full press release

COVID-19: SAS to reduce the size of its future workforce

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — As a result of COVID-19, demand is expected to be significantly affected during the remainder of 2020 and it will take some years before demand returns to the levels experienced before the outbreak. Consequently, SAS needs to adapt the business to a lower demand environment. As a consequence, SAS will initiate… Read the full press release

SAS offers EuroBonus members a 12-month extension on their current membership level

SAS is now offering EuroBonus members a 12-month extension on their current membership level. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This benefit will be applied automatically to active EuroBonus accounts where the member has achieved current membership level on own merits, either by earning qualifying points or qualifying flights. The benefit will be… Read the full press release

SAS continues planned campaign ”WHAT IS TRULY SCANDINAVIAN”

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is a Scandinavian airline that brings travelers to, from and within Scandinavia, and we stand behind the message in the film that travel enriches us. We are proud of our Scandinavian heritage. It is part of SAS’ DNA and the foundation for our existence. We are… Read the full press release

SAS launches new non-stop service between Stockholm and Poland’s capital Warsaw

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting 1 May 2020, SAS will fly non-stop between Stockholm and Poland’s capital Warsaw. The new route from Stockholm, Arlanda, increases the accessibility to one of the most important business hubs in the region and will be complementing the existing SAS route from Copenhagen to Warsaw. The… Read the full press release

SAS suspends all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The safety of our passengers and employees is our highest priority. After evaluating the situation in China regarding the Coronavirus, SAS has decided to suspend all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing, as from tomorrow Friday 31st January, until February 9th. SAS will also close sales… Read the full press release

SAS’ first Airbus A350 Ingegerd Viking to fly its inaugural flight from Copenhagen to Chicago

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of SAS eight Airbus A350s, Ingegerd Viking, is to fly its inaugural flight, SK943, today (January 28, 2020) from Copenhagen to Chicago. On each flight, a total of 300 travelers can look forward to a comfortable flight, including a cabin with new seat models and… Read the full press release

SAS appoints Charlotte Svensson as new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is pleased to announce that Charlotte Svensson has been appointed to be new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as of February 1st  2020.  Charlotte Svensson will succeed Mattias Forsberg who in October announced he is leaving SAS for a new position as CIO… Read the full press release

SAS extends partnership with tour operator Apollo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and tour operator Apollo are extending their partnership for the 2020 summer and winter season. The agreement is worth around SEK 1.4 billion for charter flights within Europe. SAS will fly Apollo customers to and from 23 locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway to 26 destinations around… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) is pleased to announce a direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup. The route gives travelers better access to downtown Tokyo and with All Nippon Airways (ANA), a fellow Star Alliance member, the route will increase connectivity to 30 domestic destinations in… Read the full press release

SAS expands its fleet with its first Airbus A350s

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of eight Airbus A350s has officially entered SAS’ fleet and from the 28th of January 2020 travelers will be able to experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft. Showcasing innovative technologies and design, it offers a new and more sustainable way of traveling long… Read the full press release

Heathrow names SAS as the best airline at its latest Fly Quiet and Green league table

Heathrow reveals the airport’s latest Fly Quiet and Green league table showing airlines are swapping in newer jets and improving how they fly to decrease noise and emissions SAS named best airline based on their performance this quarter – assisted by the introduction of A320neos, better track-keeping and continuous descent approaches Oman Air improves score… Read the full press release

SAS selected as the carrier of Norwegian Armed Forces

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has won a contract with the Armed Forces in Norway, in direct competition with Norwegian. The contract is worth a total value of ca. NOK 1 billion over four years. The Armed Forces contract is one of the biggest public sector contracts the airlines have competed for,… Read the full press release

SAS expands capacity of its Faroe Islands route this winter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — During winter season, SAS will expand capacity of its Faroe Islands route by 41 percent. At the same time RNP landings have led to more stable operation of the route despite difficult weather conditions. The Faroe Islands continue to be a central investment and venture for SAS, who… Read the full press release

SAS supports Sweden’s Paralympic Committee ahead of the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo in August 2020

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has today signed an agreement with Sweden’s Paralympic Committee (SPK) regarding a partnership ahead of the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo in August 2020. The partnership will mean that the Paralympic team will fly to Japan with SAS and that SPK, together with SAS, will be one… Read the full press release

SAS launches 14 new direct routes and 5 totally new destinations from Scandinavia in summer 2020

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is continuing to strengthen its seasonal offering and will be launching 14 new direct routes and 5 totally new destinations from Scandinavia in summer 2020 – Bari, Rhodes, Tivat, Zadar and Valencia. Tickets for the summer additions will be available on 30 September. For summer 2020, SAS… Read the full press release

SAS joins Nordic initiative to drive the development of electric aircraft

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A Nordic initiative to drive the development of electric aircraft is now being launched. Funded by Nordic Innovation (an organization under the Nordic Council of Ministers), a platform is created where SAS together with other Nordic players gather. “We will be a Nordic network that works with both… Read the full press release

SAS unveils new design for its aircraft exterior

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time in 21 years, SAS has launched a brand new visual identity and revealed a new design for its aircraft exterior. The new livery is a modern take on classic Scandinavian design, and to highlight the future of SAS, the new Airbus A350 and A320neo,… Read the full press release

SAS travelers can now choose to buy biofuel and help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — 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… Read the full press release

SAS announces year-round route to Los Angeles from Copenhagen

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is opening a year-round route to Los Angeles from Copenhagen. The first flight will be in January 2020. Big demand from leisure travelers in Denmark and a more attractive timetable with daily flights mean that the route will be part of the flight program from the new… Read the full press release

SAS brings its campaign Future Olympians in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is starting its campaign Future Olympians today (August 26, 2019) in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The campaign is aimed at finding three Scandinavian youth teams for an exchange programme that will take them to Japan to meet local athletes in basketball, track and field, and karate in… Read the full press release

SAS comes first in Heathrow’s ‘Fly Quiet and Green’ league table for Q2

SAS comes first in the latest Fly Quiet and Green league table for Q2 as the airline tackles late and early flights and improves operational performance Qantas stands out as most improved airline moving up 28 positions to 6th place, after achieving 100% compliance for track keeping and eliminating late and early flights Heathrow calls on… Read the full press release

SAS launches new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be operating all year round, with two departures a week. SAS has steadily expanded its direct services to Manchester in line with the increase in… Read the full press release

SAS introduces four new services to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2019-2020 winter season SAS is going to start direct flights from Copenhagen, Aalborg and London to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil. The new airport is only a short distance from around 250 ski slopes in Sweden and Norway.  The new services will give… Read the full press release

SAS travelers can soon experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — From January 2020, travelers can look forward to exploring the world in the most fuel-efficient and comfortable long haul aircraft, the Airbus A350. The new aircraft is a key investment and part of the extensive renewal of the SAS fleet, tailored to reduce emissions, and in line with… Read the full press release

Sustainable Travel: From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Every step on the way to sustainable travel is important. From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights. This will reduce the overall weight of our aircraft, which in turn will save fuel and cut emissions. SAS’s efforts to improve the sustainability of its operations… Read the full press release

SAS expands its award-winning concept ‘New Nordic by SAS’ with two vegetarian menus

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — From June, SAS is expanding its award-winning concept ‘New Nordic by SAS’ with two vegetarian menus. The concept is based on seasonal dishes made from local produce. The vegetarian menus are prepared with refined ingredients of Nordic provenance, such as Vreta yellow peas, Slätte Gård field peas and… Read the full press release

SAS divests its 37.5% ownership in Air Greenland A/S to the Government of Greenland

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has divested its 37.5% ownership in Air Greenland A/S to the Government of Greenland. The transaction is a result of several years of discussions and negotiations, ending an era of ownership which dates back over 50 years. Under the agreement, which was closed today (May 29, 2019), the Government… Read the full press release

SAS and Airbus sign MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research

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