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Scandinavian Airlines: Let the summer begin

March 24, 2017 12:00

On Sunday 26 March, SAS’ summer timetable for 2017 will take off with new and exciting destinations. SAS is launching a total of seven new year-round routes and ten summer peak-season routes from Scandinavia. SAS is also increasing the number of departures to many popular destinations over the summer, with a total of 390,000 additional seats to Spain, Portugal and Croatia.


Summer starts on Sunday 26 March with SAS. This is the date that SAS’ summer timetable comes into effect and from which SAS will be gradually launching a total of 17 new routes to and from Scandinavia. On Sunday, SAS launches seven new year-round routes, enabling SAS passengers to fly direct from Copenhagen to the Faroe Islands and Riga, from Aalborg to Oslo, from Stockholm to Munich, Krakow and Stuttgart and from Tuesday 28 March also from Bergen to Gdansk.

“SAS has more destinations and departures to and from Scandinavia than any other airline and we are continuing to expand our route network and offering new sought-after destinations,” says Eivind Roald, Executive Vice President Commercial at SAS. “Our new year-round routes have already been well received and we are pleased that we can now welcome our travelers onboard our new year-round routes.”

In addition to the eight new year-round routes, SAS is launching ten new sought-after vacation destinations from Scandinavia. In the summer peak season, SAS passengers will be able to fly direct from Oslo to Pristina, from Stavanger to Nice, from Kristiansand to Malaga, from Stockholm to Lisbon, Shannon, Pristina and Ibiza, from Copenhagen to Malta and Olbia, and from Aarhus to Malaga.

390,000 extra seats to Croatia, Spain and Portugal

In addition to the new routes, SAS is increasing the number of departures to many popular vacation destinations in Europe. SAS is for example adding 390,000 more seats from its Scandinavian hubs to Croatia, Portugal and Spain.

“We know that our passengers prefer to fly with SAS when they travel on vacation and Spain, Croatia and Portugal are among the most popular and sought-after destinations,” Roald says. “So we are pleased that we can offer even more seats to these countries over the summer.”


Year-round routes
Oslo-Aalborg: first departure 28 March 2017, every day except Monday and Saturday
Bergen-Gdansk: first departure 29 March 2017, departures on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Summer routes
Oslo-Pristina: 4 August – 2 September, 10 round trips on selected days
Stavanger-Nice: 24 June – 5 August, departure on Saturday
Kristiansand-Malaga: 5 July – 9 August, departure on Wednesday 

Year-round routes
Copenhagen-Faroe Islands: First departure 26 March 2017, daily
Copenhagen-Riga: First departure 26 March 2017, twice daily – every day except Saturday
Aalborg-Oslo: First departure 26 March, every day except Monday and Saturday

Summer routes
Copenhagen-Malta: From 25 June to 13 August, departures on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Copenhagen-Olbia: From 24 June to 5 August, departures on Wednesday and Saturday
Aarhus-Malaga: From 2 July to 6 August, departure on Sunday

Year-round routes:
Stockholm-Munich: first departure 26 March, every day except Friday
Stockholm-Krakow: first departure 26 March, departures on Thursday and Sunday
Stockholm-Stuttgart: first departure 26 March, every day except Saturday

Summer routes:
Stockholm-Lisbon: 25 June – 6 August 2017, departures on Thursday and Sunday
Stockholm-Shannon: 1 August – 7 October 2017, departures on Tuesday and Saturday
Stockholm-Pristina: 1 August – 26 August 2017, 8 round trip departures on selected dates
Stockholm-Ibiza, 28 June – 9 August, departures on Wednesdays

For more information, please contact:  
SAS pressoffice, phn 46 8 797 2944

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