SAS Announces July Schedule With a Capacity Increase to Just Under 30 Percent Versus 2019
SAS announced on Tuesday their flight schedule for July 2020 with a capacity increase to just under 30 percent compared to their capacity in July 2019. The carrier will increase their active fleet to 40 up from 30 during June.
Today, SAS announced their flight schedule for July 2020 with an increase in capacity to just under 30 percent compared to the same time last year. The carrier will add ten aircraft to their active fleet as compared to June for a total of 40. As demand slowly returns, SAS is resuming flights to many destinations from Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm. In addition to several flights from Copenhagen, the carrier is also resuming international flights from Oslo including service to Reykjavík. Additionally, SAS will continue service from Stockholm to Finland as well as London and plans on adding additional destinations from all three countries as demand returns. In Tuesday’s announcement, SAS’ Head of Media Relations, Freja Annamatz said,
“As restrictions and inbound travel rules are relaxed, we are seeing a rise in demand for travel. However, it remains just as important that travellers keep themselves informed of the rules that apply to each country and destination at all times, and that people stay home is they are experiencing and symptoms. We would also like to remind you of the measures that SAS has implemented in order to reduce the risk of infection spreading and the changes that these measures entail for your journey, e.g. the requirement to wear a face mask during flights.”
SAS is the leading airline in Scandinavia, carrying over 30 million passengers annually from its main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm to 125 destinations in Europe, the US and Asia. The company has targeted a reduction in carbon emissions by 25% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels and hopes to transition to 100% biofuel for domestic flights by 2030. SAS also offers ground handling services, technical maintenance and cargo services. The carrier is also a founding member of the Star Alliance, a network offering around 19,000 daily flights to more than 1,300 global destinations.