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SAS to Open Reservations for Their First Electric Flights in 2028

On June 2, 2023, SAS will open seat reservations for their first-ever commercial electric flights in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, which are expected to take place in 2028. Thirty seats will be available on each of the three inaugural flights.

Rendering of SAS Heart Aerospace 30 Passenger Electric-Hybrid ES-30 – Courtesy SAS/Cision

On Wednesday (May 31, 2023), SAS announced the opening of reservations for their inaugural electric flights, which are expected to take place in the course of 2028. Thirty seats will be available for each of the three inaugural flights in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Reservations will open on Friday, June 2, 2023 and tickets will cost SEK/NOK/DKK 1946 including taxes and fees, a tribute to the year the airline was founded. Reservations are limited to two seats per reservation and person, and customers will be required to pay 30 days prior to the flight once communicated. There are no fees to make the reservation and the departure dates and destinations will be communicated by e-mail when decided. Travelers interested in reserving seats on these historic flights can do so by clicking here.

In Wednesday’s announcement, SAS’ President & CEO, Anko van der Werff, said,

“Since its inception in 1946, SAS has been one of the pioneers in the airline industry, being for instance the first commercial airline operator to fly over the North Pole to significantly shorten flight time between continents. A groundbreaking activity for which SAS received the Columbus Prize. The fact that we can now invite our passengers to the next major milestone in the future of aviation is a natural continuation of that pioneering spirit and a significant step on our journey towards more sustainable aviation.”

SAS is the leading airline in Scandinavia, typically carrying over 30 million passengers annually from its main hubs in Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm to destinations in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. The company has targeted a reduction in carbon emissions by 25 percent by 2025, 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 a founding member of the Star Alliance, which celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2022.

Source: SAS/Cision


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