Press releases

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July 2016

STAR ALLIANCE TAKES BEST ALLIANCE TITLE ATSKYTRAX WORLD AIRLINE AWARDS

Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. The Alliance also received the Best Airline Alliance Lounge Award for its prestigious...Read more

STAR ALLIANCE LOS ANGELES LOUNGE WINS SKYTRAX AWARD TWO YEARS RUNNING

The Star Alliance Lounge located in the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been voted Best Alliance Lounge at the World Airline Awards for the second...Read more

SAS traffic figures – June 2016

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 7.9% and the capacity (ASK) was up 6%.• The scheduled load factor improved by 1.5 p.u. versus last year to 81.5%.• SAS carried 2.6 million scheduled passengers...Read more

June 2016

SAS sells minority holding in Widerøe

In September 2013, SAS sold 80% of the shares in Widerøe AS (Widerøe) to WF Holding AS (WF Holding), an investment company controlled by Torghatten ASA. At the same time SAS informed that...Read more

SAS reaches agreement with Swedish pilots’ union and the pilot strike in Sweden is called off

Negotiations between SAS and the Swedish pilot union SPF are now concluded. The parties have agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement and all flights in Sweden will resume as soon as possible.Read more

SAS cancels flights also on Tuesday due to continued pilot strike

Also on Tuesday, flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled due to a continued pilot strike. The Swedish pilot union has turned down a second bid by the mediator, which SAS accepted....Read more

Swedish pilot strike continues with cancelled flights on Monday

Also on Monday, flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled due to a continued pilot strike. The Swedish pilot union has turned down a second bid by the mediator, which SAS accepted....Read more

Swedish pilot strike continues

The Swedish Pilot Union SPF called 400 members on short haul routes out on strike, effective Friday, June 10. The majority of the flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled. On Sunday...Read more

Swedish pilot strike continues

The Swedish Pilot Union SPF called 400 members on short haul routes out on strike, effective Friday, June 10. The majority of the flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled. On Saturday...Read more

Swedish pilot union SPF choose to go on strike, thousands of passengers affected

The Swedish pilot union has called 400 members on short haul flights out on strike. Both domestic and European flights from Sweden are cancelled, affecting many thousand passengers. Long-haul flights from...Read more

SAS Interim Report November 2015 – April 2016

RISING PASSENGER NUMBERS IN A WEAK QUARTERRead more

SAS has reached an agreement with the Norwegian pilots’ unions

The negotiations between SAS and the pilots' unions NSF and SNF in Norway have been concluded. The parties have agreed to new collective bargaining agreements and all SAS-flights to, from and in Norway...Read more

Status in SAS pilot negotiations in Norway: The mediation process continues on 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.Read more

STAR ALLIANCE CEOS WELCOMED BY SWISS IN ZURICH FOR BOARD MEETING

AIRLINE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ALLIANCE MEMBERSHIPArrival on special flight on new Bombardier C Series Read more

SAS traffic figures – May 2016

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 11.3% and the capacity (ASK) was up 9.5%.• The scheduled load factor improved by 1.2 p.u. versus last year to 73.4%.• SAS carried 2.5 million scheduled...Read more

SAS Silent Morning Flights means quieter mornings onboard

SAS morning flights are set to become a quieter experience. SAS travelers who are regular morning flyers will now be able to enjoy a new service - SAS Silent Morning Flights. The crew will give their customary...Read more

May 2016

SAS increases capacity by almost half a million seats during the winter season

Focusing on direct routes to popular destinations, SAS's 2016/2017 Winter Program will open up 470,000 more seats to travelers in Scandinavia than last year, and will see an increase in flight frequency...Read more

Traffic traffic figures – April 2016

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 9.2% and the capacity (ASK) was up 9.1%.• The scheduled load factor was unchanged at 69.6%.• SAS carried 2.3 million scheduled passengers in April, up...Read more

SAS to retain ground handling operations at the main airports

In line with the letter of intent signed in September 2015, SAS and Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB (Aviator) have agreed to continue negotiations in respect of the transfer of SAS Ground Handling’s...Read more

April 2016

Bid to upgrade your SAS flight

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.  Read more

SAS traffic figures – March 2016

• 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%.•...Read more

March 2016

SAS opens new Boston route today

Today, SAS will be opening its ninth direct route to the USA, taking the number of flights operated by the company each year between Scandinavia and the USA to 6,800, carrying some 1.6 million passengers....Read more

SAS and Apollo agree contract worth SEK 1.1 billion

SAS has extended its contract with Apollo for charter flights within Europe. The contract is worth SEK 1.1 billion and covers the summer- and winter season 2016–2017. This partnership means that...Read more

SAS ready for take-off to Los Angeles

Today, SAS’ very first flight from Stockholm to Los Angeles takes off. It is SAS’ 5th direct route to the US and a part of the airline’s major long distance investment. The route Copenhagen...Read more

SAS launches Fresh Bites

SAS continues to develop and improve its’ on-board offering for frequent travelers, and is now launching “Fresh Bites” – fresh and light snacks for customers traveling in SAS Plus...Read more

SAS lanserar färska smårätter ombord

SAS fortsätter att utveckla och förbättra erbjudandet ombord och lanserar nu ”Fresh Bites”, fräscha och lätta mellanmål till de kunder som reser med SAS Plus...Read more

Resolutions approved by the 2016 Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting of SAS AB (publ)

The Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting on Tuesday, 8 March 2016, approved the motion put forward by the Nomination Committee regarding the re-election of Fritz H. Schur, Monica Caneman, Carsten...Read more

SAS traffic figures – February 2016

Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 11.5% and the capacity (ASK) was up by 17.8%. The load factor decreased by 3.6 p.u. to 63.1%. SAS carried 2.0 million scheduled passengers in February, up 7.4%. The preliminary...Read more

SAS Interim Report November 2015–January 2016

SAS presents earnings improvements for the quarterRead more

STAR ALLIANCE INVITES LOUNGE GUESTS TO SHARE TIPS VIA #irecommend

Star Alliance is inviting all customers who visit the Alliance’s five own-branded lounges in the month of March to photograph and share their lounge tips and recommendations with fellow travellers...Read more

February 2016

The EU Commission does not appeal the EU General Court’s judgment and MEUR 70.2 will be returned to SAS

On November 9, 2010, the European Commission decided to fine SAS Cargo and the SAS Group, alongside 11 other airlines, for participating in a global cartel in the cargo sector. SAS was fined MEUR 70.2,...Read more

STAR ALLIANCE IMPROVES CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AT LOS ANGELES’ TOM BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL

SAS' first flight from Stockholm to Los Angeles will depart on March 14 Star Alliance is improving customer experience at Los Angeles’ Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) through a combination...Read more

SAS Annual Report 2014/2015

At a Board meeting of SAS AB, the November 2014 – October 2015 annual report for SAS and its parent company SAS AB was presented and approved.Read more

STAR ALLIANCE GOLD CARD HOLDERS ENJOY FREE UPGRADES ON HEATHROW EXPRESS TRAINS

Star Alliance and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade.Read more

SAS gives customers traveling light more choice

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...Read more

SAS traffic figures – January 2016

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 11.4% and the capacity (ASK) was up by 14.8%.• The load factor decreased by 1.9 p.u. to 63.7%.• SAS carried 1.8 million scheduled passengers in January,...Read more

SAS AB (publ) announces notice to the Annual General Meeting on 8 March 2016

Shareholders in SAS AB (publ) are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 8 March 2016. The Annual General Meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at SAS head office, Frösundaviks allé...Read more

January 2016

Change of number of shares and votes in SAS AB

Holders of convertibles in SAS convertible bond (KV 2 2014/2019) are entitled to request conversion into issued common shares in SAS AB. As a result of conversions of SAS convertible bond during January,...Read more

SAS takes off with biofuel in the tank

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...Read more

Pay for SAS flights with just one click

SAS is increasing the payment options available to its customers by offering PayPal One Touch as a payment solution. This allows SAS customers to choose the solution that suits them best: bank card, credit...Read more

SAS traffic figures – December 2015

• Scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 7.9% and the capacity (ASK) was up by 12.7%. • The load factor decreased by 68.2 p.u. to 3.1%. • SAS carried 1.9 million scheduled passengers in December,...Read more

SAS completes Pre-Delivery Payment Financing for five Airbus aircraft with DVB

SAS has secured a Pre-Delivery Payment Financing Facility (“PDP Facility”) with DVB Bank covering a portion of the pre-delivery payments that SAS is making for five Airbus A320neo under the...Read more

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