Manchester Airport Group to host CAPA Airline Leader Summit – Airlines in Transition on 7/8-Apr-2022

Manchester, UK, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — CAPA – Centre for Aviation (CAPA), the world’s most trusted source of market intelligence for the aviation and travel industry and part of the Aviation Week Network, has announced that it will resume its cornerstone CAPA Airline Leader Summit – Airlines in Transition with the event bookmarked for 7/8-Apr-2022 in Manchester,… Read the full press release

The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams renew partnerships and continue purchasing biofuel from SAS

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams are purchasing biofuel from SAS in volumes corresponding to all their flights in Scandinavia as part of their sustainability initiative. The two Swedish national teams are now renewing their partnerships with SAS and purchasing additional biofuel, helping to reduce… Read the full press release

SAS’s first Airbus A321 Long Range to complete its first long-haul flight from Copenhagen to Washington

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS’ first Airbus A321 Long Range will complete its first long-haul flight on Wednesday 22nd of December from Copenhagen to Washington. It will enter official service on 27th of March, 2022. The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept with three travel classes, like the rest of SAS’… Read the full press release

SAS rewards EuroBonus members with 500 Extra points when adding biofuel

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 2019, travelers flying with SAS can voluntarily choose to buy biofuel. To increase the use of sustainable aviation fuels, such as biofuel, is an important step to reduce climate-impacting carbon emissions when flying and SAS will now reward EuroBonus members with extra points when adding biofuel…. Read the full press release

SAS increases number of flights to and from the US

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — As a direct result of the US now opening to more visitors, demand for travel is rising sharply. SAS is now updating its traffic program and increasing the number of flights to and from the US. Flight bookings with SAS to the US over Christmas and New… Read the full press release

Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech team up to get production of electrofuel started in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Vattenfall, SAS, Shell and LanzaTech will together investigate the production of the world’s first synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) using the LanzaJet[TM] “Alcohol to Jet” technology on a large scale in Sweden. Instead of using virgin fossil material in the production process, the synthetic SAF will be… Read the full press release

SAS to fly more than 150 routes to 90 destinations for winter 2021-2022

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for travel increases, SAS continues to open up new destinations and more frequent flights. SAS will fly more than 150 routes to 90 destinations during winter 2021-2022. SAS is also increasing the number of flights between the Scandinavian capitals and to other important destinations in… Read the full press release

SAS increases number of flights from Stockholm and Oslo to New York

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As demand for both leisure and business travel to the United States increases, SAS expands the number of flights from Stockholm and Oslo to New York. New York will be served with daily flights from Stockholm as well as with 4 weekly flights from Oslo, in addition… Read the full press release

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