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Scandinavia’s SAS takes delivery of its first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 19:18

Scandinavian airline SAS has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the newest operator of this latest generation, highly efficient widebody aircraft. The airline has a total of eight ... Read More

Heathrow names SAS best airline in class for noise and emissions performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 20, 2019 16:10

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has been named the best airline based on noise and emissions performance at Heathrow, following the introduction of more modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. The latest “Fly ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines sign hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 16:40

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, Chief ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline flights. Dedicated Connection Service staff ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:55

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days walk out ended. The seven-day walkout saw more than two ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson.  "Despite intensive negotiations and ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

Oman Air climbs to first place in one of Heathrow’s greenest years yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:40

Oman Air has landed first place in the latest Heathrow “Fly Quiet and Green” league table, due to its use of ‘Continuous Decent Approach’ which helps to reduce fuel burn ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

Cornwall Airport Newquay announces Channel Islands link

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 21:08

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has today announced that from 3 June regional operator Blue Islands, a franchise partner of Flybe, will commence a new service to Jersey and Guernsey. Flights ... Read More

New triple threat at Cornwall Airport Newquay

editor editor- February 9, 2019 01:31

Last year saw Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) make some exciting announcements for both new and existing customers. New charter holiday provider Superbreak announced short breaks to Iceland (Q1 2019) which ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Taiwanese carrier considering Tinian and Guam service

editor editor- December 29, 2014 04:52

A Taiwan-based airline wants to introduce a charter service to Tinian and Guam, among other destinations in the US. Read More

SAS, Saudi Arabian airlines place orders with Airbus

editor editor- June 21, 2011 05:45

SAS has signed a firm order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft, as part of its strategy to streamline its fleet with more fuel-efficient new aircraft. Read More

Insurance man appointed new CEO of troubled SAS airline

editor editor- September 17, 2010 05:38

The Board of Directors of SAS has appointed Rickard Gustafson as the new President and CEO of the Scandinavian airline. Read More

SAS dumps its stake in regional airline Skyways

editor editor- September 7, 2010 04:32

Scandinavian airline SAS on Monday sold its remaining 19.9 percent stake in regional airline Skyways for a capital loss of about 40 million crowns ($5.54 million). Read More

Swedish airline to host first-ever in-flight gay wedding

editor editor- September 3, 2010 04:17

When officials at Scandinavian airlines say that love is in the air, they're being literal. Read More

SAS reports loss, says volcano ash to blame

editor editor- August 19, 2010 04:09

STOCKHOLM — Beleaguered Scandinavian airline SAS on Wednesday said it narrowed its losses in the second quarter but remained deep in the red due to the flight chaos caused by ... Read More

Aviation news: SAS chief executive to resign this fall

editor editor- August 11, 2010 02:55

Scandinavian airline group SAS AB Tuesday said its CEO, Mats Jansson, will step down in the autumn after four years in which he cut costs sharply at the loss-making carrier. Read More

Stronger demand on Asian routes boosts European air traffic

editor editor- July 8, 2010 03:49

STOCKHOLM - Stronger demand on Asian routes boosted air traffic in June, three European airlines said on Wednesday, noting a rise in sales of business class tickets as economies begin ... Read More

Airline SAS expects $138M first quarter loss

editor editor- March 31, 2010 07:08

STOCKHOLM — Scandinavian airline group SAS AB says it expects a loss before tax of 1 billion kronor ($138 million) in the first quarter due to weak demand and negative ... Read More

SAS asks for cash, plans job cuts

editor editor- February 10, 2010 05:05

STOCKHOLM - Scandinavian airline SAS asked shareholders for 5 billion Swedish crowns ($672 million) to keep it flying and reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, sending its shares diving to a Read More

SAS sells 18 MD-80 jets to Allegiant Travel

editor editor- January 5, 2010 06:34

STOCKHOLM - Scandinavian airline SAS said on Monday it had contracted to sell 18 MD-80 aircraft to U.S.-based firm Allegiant Travel Company for an undisclosed amount. Read More

Lufthansa takes over bmi shares from SAS

editor editor- October 2, 2009 01:35

With effect from November 1, 2009, Lufthansa-related UK holding company, LHBD Holding Limited (LHBD), will take over a further 20 percent stake in British Midland PLC (bmi). Read More

SAS cuts more jobs

editor editor- August 13, 2009 05:50

STOCKHOLM — Scandinavian airline group SAS AB on Wednesday said it will cut between 1,000 and 1,500 more jobs to reduce costs after posting another large loss for the second ... Read More

Airline SAS and Danish union hit savings deal

editor editor- January 13, 2009 03:40

COPENHAGEN - Scandinavian airline SAS and its Danish Cabin Attendants Union (CAU) said on Monday they had reached an agreement on cost cuts for the troubled airline after months of ... Read More

Lufthansa resumes talks to buy SAS stake

editor editor- December 15, 2008 02:47

FRANKFURT - Deutsche Lufthansa has resumed talks on buying a stake in Scandinavian airline SAS, according to the industry sources. Talks could be concluded in 2009. Read More

SAS falls after newspaper says Lufthansa won’t bid

editor editor- November 12, 2008 03:42

SAS Group, owner of Scandinavia's largest airline, fell for a fifth day in Stockholm trading after a German newspaper said Deutsche Lufthansa AG won't make a bid. Read More

Executive Talk: Martin Porsgaard Nielsen

editor editor- August 18, 2008 03:39

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has been for long an advocate of sustainable development in relation to the environment. A position that reflects Scandinavia society’s general relation to nature. Read More

Boeing and SAS Technical Services sign contract

editor editor- May 30, 2008 01:34

Boeing and SAS Technical Services (STS) have signed an Integrated Materials Management (IMM) maintenance agreement that will significantly reduce operating costs as well as improve service to STS airline customers. Read More

SAS airline says Swedish prosecutor closes turboprop investigation

editor editor- May 23, 2008 06:21

Stockholm, Sweden - Scandinavian airline operator SAS AB said Thursday that a Swedish prosecutor has decided to close an investigation into whether the company put its passengers at risk during ... Read More

Bigger loss for Scandinavian airline SAS

editor editor- April 30, 2008 03:13

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Scandinavian airline group SAS AB on Tuesday posted a first-quarter net loss of 1.08 billion kronor (euro115 million; US$181 million ), citing higher fuel costs and growing ... Read More

Airline SAS gets 1 billion kronor in compensation from Bombardier

editor editor- March 11, 2008 03:41

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Airline group SAS AB said Monday it ordered 27 new Bombardier aircraft in a deal that includes about 1 billion kronor (US$164 million; €106 million) in compensation ... Read More