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 makes it easier for SMEs to book tickets and get a discount immediately

On 1 June 2018, SAS is launching “SAS For Business”, a new program designed to make it easier for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) to book tickets and get a discount immediately at the time of purchase.  Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SME using this new program, SAS For Business, will find… Read the full press release

ERA to hold Regional Airline Conference in Vienna, 18–19 April

This year’s conference will focus on key topics such as the industry skills shortage, imminent challenges and threats to aviation and Brexit – all issues that are extremely important to the future of European aviation. Lightwater, United Kingdom, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A record number of CEOs and senior executives from the European aviation… 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

SAS: flights booked using EuroBonus points can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business

SAS customers can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business, including on flights booked using EuroBonus points. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — For some time now, SAS has offered its customers the opportunity to bid on an upgrade to Plus or Business. Now, SAS customers who have booked… Read the full press release

SAS ranked third in the overall category “Travel” and also named “Best in Class” in the “Product Pages” category in Google’s recent survey

SAS ranked third in the overall category “Travel” and also named “Best in Class” in the “Product Pages” category in Google’s recent survey STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is pleased to see the airline being top among airline companies in the Nordic region in Google’s recent survey, where they reviewed the usability and… Read the full press release

SAS’s Now or Never campaign: Tokyo tops the list of passengers’ favorite destination

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS customers were recently invited to influence which destinations our Now or Never campaign should include and a whopping 11.000 people cast their votes over the December 1-3 weekend. We have again listened to our customers and are happy to present their favorite destinations in today’s Now or… Read the full press release

SAS offers customers the opportunity to pre-order food for their journey

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS continues to adapt its services to fulfil the desires of SAS travelers. From 4 October, SAS will be one of the few scheduled airlines in Europe to offer its travelers, in SAS Go, the opportunity to pre-order food for their journey, adapted to their dietary and lifestyle… Read the full press release

SAS and Danish Pilot Association reached new agreement

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and DPF have now reached a new agreement. This sets out a continued common ambition to create a long-term profitable SAS. The agreement is in line with the rest of the Danish labor market, and in addition, the parties have agreed to jointly work on cost-effectiveness, focusing… Read the full press release

SAS launches new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps for the 2018 skiing season

SAS launches new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps for the 2018 skiing season   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2018 skiing season, SAS will open a new route from Stockholm to Chambéry in the French Alps. Chambéry Airport is the closest airport to get to and from… Read the full press release

SAS launches “New Nordic by SAS” food concept

SAS launches “New Nordic by SAS” food concept   Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is now launching “New Nordic by SAS” – a food concept whose inspiration comes from our passengers and the Nordic food philosophy where local, seasonal ingredients are key. With the focus on function, quality, taste and design, every… Read the full press release

New SAS route from Helsinki to Malaga

In November SAS launches a new year round route from Helsinki to Malaga  Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route is served with an Airbus A320 and B737-800, on Saturdays all year round, starting November 4th of 2017. Including the new route, SAS is now offering ten departures to Malaga from Sweden,… Read the full press release

SAS to start direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel

SAS opens a direct route between Stockholm and Eilat in Israel. Eilat will be a new route to SAS and is part of the winter program for 2017. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A new route between Stockholm and Eilat starts on October 28 as part of SAS’ winter program for 2017/2018, with… Read the full press release

SAS concludes agreement with Regional Jet OÜ to operate routes to and from Copenhagen with four ATR72-600s

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As a replacement for Jet Time, SAS has concluded an agreement with Regional Jet OÜ, which will be flying four ATR72-600 aircraft for SAS from August. SAS has concluded an agreement with Regional Jet OÜ, which will mainly operate routes to and from Copenhagen with four ATR72-600s…. Read the full press release

SAS and Wideroe announce new agreement with Statoil on domestic and international flights

SAS and Wideroe have signed a new agreement with Statoil regarding the company’s domestic and international flights. The agreement covers a period of five years, including options. Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A wide-ranging network and frequent departures were just two of the reasons for Statoil once again demonstrating its confidence in SAS… Read the full press release

SAS announces summer 2017 schedule with new, direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza

During the summer of 2017 SAS now introduces a new, direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is increasing the amounts of flights and seats to southern Europe the coming summer. Compared to last years summer program, 370,000 more seats will be available to Portugal, Croatia, Spain, Italy… 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

SAS appoints Mats O. Eklund as VP and responsible for SAS Commercial IT & Digital Development

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS, already a digital leader in Scandinavia, is taking the next step by building a new IT & Digital Innovation Organization. As a vital part in the new organization Mats O. Eklund has been appointed as Vice President and responsible for SAS Commercial IT & Digital Development. – I… Read the full press release

SAS announces Sale and leaseback agreement with Jackson Square Aviation LLC for five Airbus A320neo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has today (November 29, 2016 ) secured financing of five Airbus A320neo through the signing of a Sale and leaseback agreement with Jackson Square Aviation LLC. The aircraft will be delivered between 2016 and 2018. The agreement means that SAS, at the time of delivery for… Read the full press release

SAS and the Norwegian pilot unions agreed to continue the mediation process in overtime

SAS and the Norwegian pilot unions have not yet reached an agreement within the set deadline and have agreed to continue the mediation process in overtime. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mediation between SAS and the pilot unions SNF and NSF was scheduled to be June 7 and June 8, with a… Read the full press release

SAS launches simple and flexible way to bid for an upgrade to Plus or Business

From April 25, it will be easy for SAS customers to bid for an upgrade to Plus or Business. This will give more customers a greater opportunity to enjoy SAS’s best products.  STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is launching a simple and flexible way to bid on an upgrade, whether you are… Read the full press release

SAS reports 2.3 million scheduled passengers in March

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 4% and the capacity (ASK) was up 6.8%. • The load factor decreased 2 p.u. to 71.4%. • SAS carried 2.3 million scheduled passengers in March, down 6.1%. • The preliminary currency adjusted yield and PASK were down 14% and 16% in March 2016. The nominal yield and PASK were… Read the full press release

SAS inaugurates service from Stockholm to Los Angeles

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 14, 2016), SAS’ very first flight from Stockholm to Los Angeles takes off. It is SAS’ 8th direct route to the US and a part of the airline’s major long distance investment. The route Copenhagen – Boston will start up in the end of March and… Read the full press release

SAS launches SAS Go Light on all European destinations for passengers who want to travel with only carry-on bags

Since the fall of 2015, SAS has offered SAS Go Light on selected destinations in Europe and the response from SAS customers has been very positive. Therefore SAS now launches SAS Go Light on all European destinations. SAS Go Light is designed for customers who want to travel light with only carry-on bags, and who… Read the full press release

SAS invests in more climate-friendly aviation; takes part in Avinor’s biofuel project at OSL

SAS is the only Scandinavian airline to be taking part in Avinor’s biofuel project at OSL, which from January 22 will ensure regular delivery of the most eco-friendly aircraft fuel. This will make OSL the first international airport where biofuel is available on a regular basis. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2016-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS… 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

SAS to fly twice daily to New York from Copenhagen to further reinforce its position as the number one Scandinavian carrier

SAS is boosting its offer to Scandinavian frequent flyers with more than 60,000 seats between Copenhagen and New York in 2016. The additional evening departure will be operated by PrivatAir with a reconfigured Boeing 737 that has most recently flown the Stavanger-Houston route. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2015-9-16 — /Travel PR News/ — From the start 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

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced new Bristol – Stockholm service

Bristol, UK, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced a new service linking Bristol with Stockholm next summer. Flights will operate twice a week (on Monday and Friday) from 30 June to 15 August 2014, using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The schedule has been designed with long weekend leisure breaks in mind, and is expected… Read the full press release