Articles Tagged ‘SAS’

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.

SAS launches flights from Copenhagen to Sweden’s northernmost city

SAS launches flights from Copenhagen to Sweden’s northernmost city

SAS starts flying from Copenhagen to Kiruna in the northern Swedish province of Lapland.

SAS strengthens in Finland with services from Copenhagen to Ivalo

SAS strengthens in Finland with services from Copenhagen to Ivalo

SAS commences operations on the route from Copenhagen to Ivalo in northern Finland.


Movember at WestJet; Wizz Air carries 50 million passengers in eight years; Tiger Airways Australia turns five; Vilnius Airport welcomes its two millionth passenger; SCAT Air arrives in Kiev Boryspil

Movember at WestJet; Wizz Air carries 50 million passengers in eight years; Tiger Airways Australia turns five; Vilnius Airport welcomes its two millionth passenger; SCAT Air arrives in Kiev Boryspil

In this week’s portion of community news, we report from Vilnius, Warsaw Modlin, Kiev and sunny Australia. But most importantly, we showcase the spectacular moustache-growing effort from WestJet’s Chris Avery.

SAS Scandinavian Airlines launches new routes to Spain

SAS Scandinavian Airlines launches new routes to Spain

SAS now competes with Norwegian on three new routes between Scandinavia and Spain

SAS expands with routes to Birmingham and Stavanger from Stockholm Arlanda

SAS expands with routes to Birmingham and Stavanger from Stockholm Arlanda

SAS Scandinavian Airlines launches new route to Poland. Now serves Lodz Airport from Copenhagen Airport.


SAS launches two new international routes from Oslo

SAS launches two new international routes from Oslo

SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies the routes from Oslo to Prague and Billund, which were dropped by Czech Airlines and Cimber Sterling.

SAS Scandinavian Airlines connects Stavanger with Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

SAS Scandinavian Airlines connects Stavanger with Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies from Stavanger in Norway to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France.

SAS reconnects Billund with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen

SAS reconnects Billund with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has reinstated the important Danish domestic route between Billund and Copenhagen.


Norway's airports grew by 10% in 2011; Norwegian and SAS dominate international routes but Ryanair growing fast

Norway’s airports grew by 10% in 2011; Norwegian and SAS dominate international routes but Ryanair growing fast

Norway appears to have suffered less economically than many other European countries in the last few years, as reflected by the country’s airport passenger statistics. But which country markets have grown fastest during the last three years and which airlines are driving that growth?

SAS launches leisure routes from Norway and Denmark

SAS launches leisure routes from Norway and Denmark

SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies to Gazipasa Airport near Alanya in Turkey from Oslo Airport in Norway.

SAS expands summer service to Spanish beaches and Croatia; ASKs up 10% despite 2% reduction in flights

SAS expands summer service to Spanish beaches and Croatia; ASKs up 10% despite 2% reduction in flights

Analysis of schedule data reveals that SAS appears to have re-discovered Spanish beach destinations and Croatia. The airline’s average sector length is up 8.5% this summer as ASKs increase 10% despite 2% fewer flights? Which regional Norwegian airports have seen significant ASK growth this summer?