SAS to serve more than 160 direct routes to 90 destinations this fall

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for both leisure and business travel increases, SAS continues to expand the number of flights. SAS will be flying more than 160 direct routes to 90 destinations during this fall. SAS increases the flights between the Scandinavian capitals and important destinations in its network to… Read the full press release

SAS to commence direct flights to Tenerife from Stockholm and to Gran Canaria from Gothenburg

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Demand for travel continues to increase and SAS will start two new routes to the Canary Islands, direct flights to Tenerife from Stockholm and to Gran Canaria from Gothenburg. The new routes start on October 30. SAS offers a comprehensive program to the Canary Islands during the… Read the full press release

SAS – Scandinavian Airlines celebrates its 75th anniversary

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, August 01, marks the founding of SAS 75 years ago and we have been the proud carrier of travelers to, from and within Scandinavia during all these years. Scandinavia would not be the same today without a strong Scandinavian airline, and we will naturally continue to… Read the full press release

SAS reopens direct route between Japan and Scandinavia

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will reopen the direct route between Japan and Scandinavia starting in July. The first departure from Copenhagen will take off on Saturday, July 10, with a return flight from Tokyo, Haneda Airport, on Monday, July 12. The route will be operated twice a week, with departures on Wednesdays… Read the full press release

SAS resumes Oslo – New York route

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Oslo – New York route will start with two weekly round trips, departing from Oslo on Wednesdays and Saturdays and returning on Thursdays and Sundays. SAS will then continuously review a possible increase in frequency based on demand. The route provides easy access to city breaks… Read the full press release

SAS launches non-stop flights from Luleå to London, Heathrow from December 17, 2021

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will introduce a seasonal route with non-stop flights from Luleå to London, Heathrow, starting December 17, 2021, to March 21, 2022. Flights will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, and it will be the only direct link between Luleå and the UK. Luleå and… Read the full press release

Anko Van der Werff appointed President and CEO of SAS AB

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 28, 2021), SAS AB’s Board of Directors appoints Anko Van der Werff as President and CEO. He will join the company at the latest on July 15, 2021. The Board also appoints Karl Sandlund, Chief Commercial Officer at SAS, as acting President and CEO as… Read the full press release

SAS secures financing of three Airbus A320neo and one Airbus A350-900

SAS enters Sale & Leaseback (S&LB) agreements of one A350 and three A320neo aircraft as well as PDP financing of five A320neo Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has secured financing of three Airbus A320neo and one Airbus A350-900 through a S&LB-agreement with CDB Aviation Lease Finance. The A350 was delivered on… Read the full press release

Star Alliance to establish a management office in Singapore

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance will establish a management office in the city state of Singapore later this year. This was a decision taken by its Chief Executive Board, comprising the Chief Executive Officers of its 26 member airlines, who considered a new centre of excellence to be an important… Read the full press release

SAS to power its new A320neo fleet with CFM International LEAP-1A engines

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 35 A320neo family aircraft ordered in 2018. This agreement also includes eight spare engines. In addition, SAS has signed with CFM a Rate-Per-Flight-Hour (RPFH) support agreement to cover its new fleet of LEAP-1A engines,… Read the full press release

SAS and Apollo expand charter partnership

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and Apollo are expanding their partnership regarding charter flights in a contract which covers three summer and three winter seasons through to 2024, with an option for an extension of a further two years to 2026. The partnership with Apollo represents SAS’ largest contract with a… Read the full press release

IATA elects SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson as Chairman of the Board of Governors from 2022

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation’s international industry and trade organization IATA, which brings together 290 airlines globally, has in connection with its Annual General meeting elected SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson as the Chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) from 2022. In a year from now, Rickard Gustafson will take over… Read the full press release

SAS resumes services to, from and within Scandinavia over the Holiday Season

SAS is resuming flights on many routes over the Holiday Season to meet demand for travel to, from and within Scandinavia. Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — From mid-December to mid-January, SAS will fly all domestic routes in Norway and Sweden, as well as domestic routes in Denmark except for Billund. SAS continues to… Read the full press release

Certain shareholders with EuroBonus membership can join SAS’s new shareholder program

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS shareholders are an important part of the company’s future. SAS consequently launches a new shareholder program with exclusive travel benefits for shareholders that are EuroBonus members and own more than 4 000 shares. All shareholders that are EuroBonus members and owners of more than 4 000… Read the full press release

SAS starts flights to London and Manchester and to major cities across Europe

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand and interest in air travel across Europe returns, SAS is resuming flights on routes to many destinations. Restrictions are being relaxed on travel between Norway and England and elsewhere, and SAS is starting flights to London and Manchester. SAS is also resuming flights on routes… Read the full press release

SAS reopens seven new routes from Copenhagen

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand and interest in travel in Europe increases, SAS reopens seven new routes from Copenhagen. Last week, SAS launched its traffic programme for July. Following the presentation of updated travel advice in Denmark on Thursday, SAS has seen a rise in demand and interest for travel… Read the full press release

SAS launches traffic programme for July

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is now launching its traffic programme for July. In total, the new traffic programme will see capacity increased from 30 aircraft in June to over 40 in July, equivalent to just under 30 percent compared with the corresponding period last year. As demand slowly but surely… Read the full press release

SAS to resume flights to many destinations from June onwards

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — More and more countries are easing their travel restrictions, which enables SAS to resume flights to many destinations from June onwards. This primarily includes domestic flights within and between the Scandinavian countries, but flights to New York, Chicago and Amsterdam from Copenhagen are also set to resume…. Read the full press release

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