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The new livery features a large SAS logo in a unique silver-gray metallic colour with engines to match (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Connor Sadler)

A First Look at SAS’ New Airbus A350

On Tuesday, AirlineGeeks received a unique first look at Scandinavian Airlines' first Airbus A350-900 XWB and the first aircraft in the airline's new livery. The new aircraft, to be registered SE-RSA, is named Ingegerd Viking and will be delivered to SAS' Copenhagen hub in December where it will be based. It is currently in the flight test phase at Airbus' factory in Toulouse, France. [caption id="attachment_37736" align="aligncenter" width="4032"] Scandinavian’s first Airbus A350-900, SE-RSA, is named Ingegerd Viking. (Photo: AirlineGeeks |…

SAS Planning for Summer A350 Routes, Replacing A330/A340

As more and more airlines release their schedules for the year to come, a clearer picture of what new services and changes are expected to be seen over the coming year and SAS Scandinavian Airlines has announced long-haul changes for its fleet’s summer 2020 schedule, according to Airlineroute. The carrier,…

SAS Scandinavian Airlines Debuts New Livery on Airbus A350 Aircraft

Scandinavian Airlines unveiled a new livery today for the first time in 21 years, with the design reflecting the carrier’s evolution into next-generation aircraft as it prepares to receive its first A350 XWB in the coming months. The new design aims to reflect SAS' brand and cultural heritage while signaling…

SAS Announces Plans To Eliminate In-Flight Duty Free Sales

In an effort to cut emissions and save on weight and fuel, Scandinavian carrier SAS has announced that it will no longer sell duty free items onboard its flights. The measure, which will go into effect later this year, will align with the carrier's strategy to remove emissions by 25%…

SAS Reaches Collective Agreement With Pilots After Week-long Flight Disruption

Scandinavian carrier SAS reached an agreement with its pilot group this week ending a strike which lasted seven days resulting in the cancellation of over 4,000 flights. The airline announced the end of the industrial action at a press conference on Thursday evening bringing relief to its customers, 360,000 of…

SAS Cancels Thousands of Flights as Pilot Strike Continues

Scandinavian airline SAS has been forced to cancel flights on Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike by Swedish, Danish and Norwegian pilot unions continues to disrupt flight operations. In a statement to passengers, the airline said: “We deeply regret that our customers are affected by the ongoing pilot strike…

Winglet-less and Wearing Thin: The Boeing 737-600 Today

Although the Boeing 737 currently stands as the best-selling commercial aircraft, the Seattle-based company’s designs for the narrowbody aircraft have not always been loved by airlines. This is the case for the Boeing 737-600, who was outclassed by the larger Boeing 737-700 and would lose out to the larger aircraft…

SAS Introduces New Vegan Menu

Airlines are often criticized for overall food quality and services. Last month, a vegan passenger took a Thomas Cook flight from Manchester, United Kingdom to New York in which she paid for a vegetarian meal for herself, but the airline messed it up and had to serve her crisps and nuts…

SAS Posts Strong Quarterly Figures Despite Operational Challenges

Scandinavian Airlines has posted what CEO Rickard Gustafson describes as "One of the strongest results in SAS’ history" on Friday with the publication of its Q3 interim report. Revenue, pre-tax profit and passenger numbers all saw an increase over the same period last year, despite such issues as staff shortages…