SAS strengthens European network with 12 new routes

On 28 June, Montpellier Airport celebrated the inaugural flight of SAS to Copenhagen. The service will be operated twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Saturdays), using a mix of the airline’s A321s and, as seen here, CRJ 900s.

On 30 June, Bristol Airport welcomed SAS’ twice-weekly flights from Stockholm Arlanda. The route will be operated by its 737-600s until 15 August.

  • SAS expanded its seasonal European offering with the launch of 12 new services during the course of last week, With the longest route being the 2,720-kilometre service from Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) to Chania (CHQ) in Greece served twice-weekly, and the shortest being inaugurated from Bergen (BGO) to Billund (BLL) at 558 kilometres with thrice-weekly flights (Tuesdays and Thursdays), SAS will face competition on eight of the new services from SUN-AIR, Norwegian, TUIfly Nordic, Primera Air and airberlin. See how Montpellier Airport’s FTWA compares to others sent in this week from around the world.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
28 Jun Bergen (BGO) Billund (BLL) EQV (3) SUN-AIR (4)
30 Jun Copenhagen (CPH) Chania (CHQ) A321 (2) Norwegian (4), TUIfly Nordic (2)
28 Jun Montpellier (MPL) EQV (2) Norwegian (2)
Pisa (PSA) Norwegian (3)
30 Jun Gothenburg (GOT) Alicante (ALC) B738 (1) Norwegian (2)
Berlin Tegel (TXL) B73W (2) airberlin (20)
28 Jun Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) Pisa (PSA) B738 (2) Norwegian (3)
26 Jun Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) Bastia (BIA) B717 (1)
24 Jun Biarritz (BIQ) EQV (2)
29 Jun Bodö (BOO) B717 (2)
30 Jun Bristol (BRS) B736 (2)
24 Jun Chania (CHQ) EQV (2) Norwegian (4), TUIfly Nordic (2), Primera Air (1)
Source: Innovata / Diio Mi for w/c 1 July 2014. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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