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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...

SAS reopens more routes in July

As demand and interest in travel in Europe increases, SAS reopens seven new routes from Copenhagen.  Last week, SAS launched its traffic programme for July. Following the presentation of updated travel advice in Denmark on Thursday, SAS has seen a rise in demand and interest for travel in Europe. As demand slowly increases once again, SAS is increasing the frequency of flights on many rout...

Governments of Denmark and Sweden supports recapitalization of SAS

Swedish Government has put forward a proposal to the Swedish Parliament to support SAS AB (publ) (“SAS”) with up to SEK 5 billion as part of the company’s necessary Recapitalization Plan due to the negative effects of COVID-19. In addition, the Danish government has today communicated political unity for a recapitalization of SAS. The company estimates that the recapitalization w...

SAS temporarily halt most of the traffic

As an effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the measures that authorities have taken, the demand for international air travel is essentially non-existent. Therefore, SAS has made the decision to temporarily halt most of its traffic starting Monday March 16 until there are yet again conditions to conduct commercial aviation. With consideration to our customers SAS will within the ne...

SAS entrusts new A320-NEO fleet Base Maintenance services to Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO and SAS has extended the Base Maintenance agreement for Base Maintenance service for the whole A320-NEO fleet. The original contract between two companies has been signed in December 2017 and recently has been prolonged until 2023 and consists of maintenance visits of 56 airplanes.   „SAS’ A320-NEO fleet is brand new and just came out of Airbus...