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SAS returns to Tallinn market

SAS, following the cessation of operations of Estonian Air, has returned to the Tallinn (TLL) market on 16 November – which it last served in June 2008 (according to OAG Schedules data) from Stockholm ‒ with the start-up of flights from Copenhagen (CPH) and Stockholm Arlanda (ARN). Operations from Oslo will commence next month. Services from the Danish capital will be flown 16 times weekl...

Solar Storm Shuts Down Swedish Air Space

Swedish aviation officials say a solar storm has knocked out their air traffic control systems, prompting them to shut down the country's airspace for more than an hour. The civil aviation authority said the solar storm Wednesday created disturbances in the Earth's magnetic field, which affected radar installations in southern Sweden. It wasn't immediately clear whether other countr...

TAG Aviation Forms Alliance with Bromma Business Jet

Farnborough, UK-based TAG Aviation formed an alliance with Swedish operator Bromma Business Jet, under which TAG Aviation Europe is the exclusive air charter sales agent for Bromma’s two Dassault Falcon 7Xs. The arrangement brings to six the number of Falcon 7Xs available for charter in Europe. “We have already performed many long-range charters on thes...

SAS introduces new daily service Boston-Copenhagen

Starting with its summer 2016 program, SAS is launching yet another year round service between the US and Scandinavia. From late March 2016, SAS will operate daily nonstop flights between Copenhagen and Boston. As such, SAS will be the first carrier to fly directly to Boston from Scandinavia. As part of its determination to further strengthen its offer to frequent...

SAS, load factors grows to 77.2%

SAS scheduled traffic (RPK) was up 0.6% and the capacity (ASK) was reduced by 0.1%. The load factor improved by 0.6 p.u. to 77.2%. Moreover, SAS carried 2.6 million scheduled passengers in September, down 0.6%. The currency adjusted yield and PASK were up 1.2% and 0.3% respectively in August. The nominal yield and PASK were up 3.3% and 2.5% respectively. Market conditions in Scandi...

SAS rolls out cabin design for new A330s and long-haul fleet

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has rolled out a new cabin design, IFE and connectivity products to coincide with its taking delivery of new Airbus A330-300s, for which it is the first European operator of the 242-tonne version. SAS executives walked journalists through the new interior design and the reasons behind their choices at the APEX Expo in Portland, Oregon, this week. In the...