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SAS and Apollo sign million dollar agreement

October 4, 2012 14:00

Apollo is developing its partnership with SAS and has signed another million dollar agreement ahead of the winter season. As a result, Apollo’s customers will be flying on SAS aircraft from 13 different locations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark to 8 destinations around the world. The contract is worth a total of SEK 590 million.Before the summer, SAS and Apollo signed a record agreement worth SEK 920 million. Now Apollo has once again chosen SAS as its external partner for flying its customers. During negotiations, SAS’s punctuality was valued highly by Apollo. Another key factor was SAS’s flexible aircraft fleet, which enables Apollo to offer direct flights from regional airports in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

”Our priority is to offer our customers a flight product of high quality. After having cooperated a long time with SAS, we know that they deliver a flight product that is punctual, flexible and of high quality. That’s why we once again sign a new contract with SAS for the winter season, says Mats Dahlquist, COO of Kuoni Nordic.”

“We know how highly our customers value our punctuality and we understand that this is just as important for Apollo’s customers. We are very pleased to retain Apollo’s trust to fly its customers during the winter season and we are looking forward to welcoming them on board Europe’s Most Punctual Airline,” says Annelie Nässén, VP Global Agent Sales, SAS

The agreement between SAS and Apollo covers over 900 flights, with several departures from regional airports in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

For further information, please contact:

Malin Selander
SAS Press Officer, Sweden
Telephone: +46 70997 4065

SAS discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was provided for publication on October 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.                   SAS is Scandinavia’s leading airline with daily flights to destinations in Europe, USA and Asia. SAS is a member of Star Alliance ™ ( and, together with 27 partners we offer over 1300 destinations worldwide in 190 countries. For more information, visit

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