June 2019

SAS announces first A350 flights and features

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 the Scandinavian outlook on travel.

New Nordic by SAS serves up two vegetarian menus

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 Gotland lentils.

Cutting weight – for more sustainable flying

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.
May 2019

SAS and Airbus to research hybrid and electric aircraft

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 aircraft for large-scale commercial use.

SAS OPENS DIRECT ROUTE TO TURIN

The new winter schedule from SAS offers a new direct route between Copenhagen and Italy's fourth largest city, Turin, famous for Italian classics such as espresso, vermouth and FIAT, plus skiing and world renowned wine districts.

SAS opens a new direct route to Luxembourg

From early November, SAS will fly a new route from Stockholm to Luxembourg. The route will operate three times a week with departures on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. SAS is the only airline that offers a direct connection between Stockholm and one of the leading business destinations in Europe.
April 2019

Additional traffic disruptions due to pilot strike

We deeply regret that our customers are being affected by the ongoing pilot strike that has led to delays and cancellations. As a result of the ongoing conflict, SAS will cancel additional departures on Wednesday.

The Swedish pilot union, Svensk Pilotförening, choose to go on strike

Members of the Swedish pilot union (Svensk Pilotförening, SPF) in SAS Scandinavia have been called out on strike. As a consequence of the strike, domestic, European and long-haul flights have been canceled, and thousands of travelers will be affected. Flights operated by SAS Ireland and airlines that are subcontractors of SAS will not be affected by the strike.

SAS launches new direct route from Brussels to Tromsø

SAS will operate a Boeing 737 on the route on Saturdays from January to March. The winter period is seen as a particularly attractive time to visit Northern Norway, so SAS has reached agreements with numerous companies in the tourism sector to attract tourists to the “Paris of the North”, Tromsø.

SAS has been CO2 offsetting 1.5 million Youth Tickets

Over the past year, SAS has been CO2 offsetting all Youth Tickets, amounting to a total of almost 1.5 million tickets, an increase of five percent. The initiative is part of SAS' ambition to promote more sustainable travel.

SAS launches new direct route to Beirut from Stockholm

At the end of June, SAS will begin to fly from Stockholm to Beirut twice a week. The route will initially be operated on Wednesdays and Sundays and then from mid-August on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 7 September. SAS already flies to the Lebanese capital from Copenhagen during the summer months.
March 2019

SAS pop-up restaurant transforms SXSW food waste into 9-course gourmet dining

Festival guests at SXSW can look forward to an unforgettable night at pop-up sustainable-gourmet restaurant “Lokal” featuring Scandinavian techniques and flavors added to Texan dishes and local ingredients by the Swedish chef Paul Svensson, Kamilla Seidler from Denmark, and Norwegian-Icelandic Atli Màr Yngvason.

Kay Kratky proposed as new Board member of SAS AB

  On 6 February 2019, SAS AB published its notice convening the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to take place on 13 March 2019. In the notice the Nomination Committee nominated the seven current...
February 2019

SAS launches new campaign – Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff

The new SAS campaign “Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff” is inspiring travelers from around the world to visit Scandinavia. Across four short films employees of SAS share what they love most about Scandinavia.

Invitation to SAS Q1 2019 teleconference

SAS will publish the interim report for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2019 on Wednesday, 27th of February 2019, at approximately 08.00 AM (CET). A teleconference and webcast for investors, analysts and media will be held at 10.00 AM (CET).

SAS brings the best of Scandinavia to SXSW

Meet, taste, test, and experience the best of the future together with some of Scandinavia’s most innovative organizations, companies, and profiles at House of Scandinavia, a creative hub hosted by SAS at the festival South by Southwest 2019. Held in Austin, Texas, SAS flies directly from Scandinavia to the city, with CO2 compensated tickets.

1.8 million flew with SAS during January

The number of passengers traveling with SAS's scheduled traffic increased slightly compared to January 2018. At the same time, the passenger load factor and unit revenue increased.
January 2019

SAS becomes principal partner to the Scandinavian Olympic Committees for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022

SAS is entering into a unique cross border partnership with the three national Scandinavian Olympic Committees (DIF, NIF and SOK)* as principal partner to the Scandinavian Olympic Committees in the run up to and during the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022. With the initiative, SAS aims to support the Olympic competitors in the national teams of Denmark, Norway and Sweden on their journey towards the Olympic Games.

SAS Annual Report – Fiscal Year 2018

At a Board meeting of SAS AB, the November 2017-October 2018 annual report for the SAS Group and its parent company SAS AB was presented and approved. The annual report is now available on the...

SAS expands its fleet – leases three A321 Long Range

SAS has signed a leasing agreement with ALC (Air Lease Corporation) which means SAS will expand its aircraft fleet with three Airbus A321LR. This gives SAS an opportunity to offer travelers more intercontinental routes, fewer stopovers and shorter travel times to and from Scandinavia. The first aircraft will enter into service in the first half of 2020.

SAS traffic figures – December 2018

• SAS scheduled traffic compared to the same month last year:  - Number of passengers decreased by 1.9% to just below 1.9 million. - Capacity (ASK) and traffic (RPK) decreased by 1.9% and 1.8%, respectively. - Passenger load factor increased by 0.1 p.p. to 68.9%. • Nominal yield and PASK increased by 4.4% and 4.5%, respectively. • Currency adjusted yield and PASK increased by 0.5% and 0.6%, respectively.
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