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SAS passengers relax in Vantage comfort

Thompson Aero Seating is proud that its Vantage seats are now providing passengers with luxury and comfort on SAS’s new A321 LR aircraft.  In its mission to give the most enjoyable flight experience, SAS has introduced the much-celebrated Vantage full-flat bed seats, which offer a 76” bed length from just a 44” pitch, meaning greater passenger comfort with no loss of cabin d...

SAS marks 30th anniversary of Vilnius-Copenhagen route

SAS, together with Lithuanian Airports, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the direct regular route between Vilnius and Copenhagen. On January 21st, 1992, SAS for the first time connected the Lithuanian and Danish capitals. Nowadays, the route is operated twice daily. Aurimas Stikliūnas, Head of Aviation Services at Lithuanian Airports, commends the long-term relationship with what is one o...

The first long-haul flight of SAS first A321 Long Range completed

SAS first Airbus A321 Long Range completed 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’ long-haul fleet, and will increase SAS’ flexibility to meet Scandinavian travel patter...

Scandinavian Airlines joined Airbus Skywise open data platform

Scandinavian Airlines has signed a 5 year contract with Airbus becoming the latest European operator to go with Airbus' Skywise Health Monitoring  (SHM) digital solution. Scandinavian Airlines will apply Airbus’ Skywise Health Monitoring solution across its entire A320, A330 and A350 family fleet of 78 aircraft. “We are very pleased to see our long-time partner Scandin...

CDB Aviation and SAS expand relationship with new transaction for 4 Airbus aircraft

CDB Aviation announced a new sales and leaseback transaction for a fleet of four Airbus aircraft with its existing customer, Scandinavia’s flagship airline, SAS. The agreement incorporates three A320neo and one A350-900 aircraft. The carrier already took delivery of the A350, with the A320neo aircraft expected to be delivered in the near term. “We are pleased to expand our...

SAS and CFM sign engine purchase and services agreement

SAS 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, including spares, as well as 15 additional LEAP-1A-powered A320neo on lease. This new agreement is p...

First SAS A321LR delivered using sustainable jet fuel

SAS has taken delivery of its first of three A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL), becoming the newest operator of the most efficient long-haul single aisle aircraft. The A321LR is powered by CFM Leap-1A engines. The delivery flight from Airbus Hamburg to its home base in Copenhagen uses a 10 percent sustainable jet fuel blend. The initiative is part of SAS’s commitment...

SAS Traffic figues for July 2020

SAS capacity was down by 76% and total number of passengers were 75% lower compared to same period last year. Number of passengers remains low due to limited demand in the light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. SAS continues to resume flights to its destinations as demand returns and travel restrictions are easing. Compared to June, the number of passengers increased by nearly 300 thousand but...