SAS Outlines Autumn Schedule With More Flights to and from Scandinavia to Europe the US and Asia
SAS announced on Thursday that they will increase flight frequencies and open routes to, from and within Scandinavia to Europe, the US and Asia for Autumn 2020. The carrier will operate almost their entire domestic network in Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Today (August 27, 2020), SAS announced an expansion of their network for Autumn 2020 with more flights and routes between Scandinavia and Europe, the US and Asia. With the resumption of services between Stavanger and Trondheim as well as from Stockholm to Ronneby and Sundsvall, the carrier will operate nearly their entire domestic network in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. SAS will also increase flight frequencies and add 18 routes to key European markets and capitals including service between Copenhagen and Paris, Stockholm and Frankfurt and Oslo and Brussels.
Additionally, subject to government approval, the airline plans on starting intercontinental flights to Asia, with weekly service between Copenhagen and Shanghai. This autumn, SAS will once again offer service across their whole network on the three continents they serve. The carrier will also increase transatlantic flight frequencies between Copenhagen and New York with up to daily service and resume service from Copenhagen to Washington DC with twice-weekly flights from mid-September. SAS’ flight frequencies to Chicago and San Francisco will remain unchanged. With continuing uncertainty regarding travel restrictions, SAS offers international travelers the option to change their planned journey or ticket for a SAS Travel Voucher up to 16 days prior to departure through January 15, 2021.
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. Additionally, the carrier is a founding member of the Star Alliance, a network offering around 19,000 daily flights to more than 1,300 global destinations.