SAS

Court rejects Ryanair’s lawsuit against Air France, SAS state aid

European court rejected Ryanair’s lawsuit against Air France, SAS national bailouts. ...


SAS reported to Danish police over customer refunds

Unpleasant surprise for SAS Scandinavian Airlines, as the Danish Transport Authority reported the carrier to the police for withholding customer refunds....


Cold winter ahead: SAS reports record loss of $1.2 billion

SAS is ending the year with a historical annual loss of $1.2 billion and is preparing for more financial trouble in 2021. ...


Lessor delivers Scandinavian Airlines first of three A321LR jets

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) took delivery of the first of three Airbus A321LR under a long-term lease agreement with Air Lease Corporation (AL), the U.S. leasing company. The other two jets powered by CFM International LEAP-1A33 engines were scheduled to be delivered to the Scandinavian air carrier in 2021, announced the lessor in a statement on October 15, 2020....


Wizz Air embarks on another war: Norway becomes the battleground

Wizz Air. who is about to start a war in Italy is embarking on another one. This time the battleground will be Norway, where the low-cost carrier aims to establish itself as a force-to-be-reckoned with on the domestic market....


SAS postpones 10 Airbus A32neo, A350XWB aircraft deliveries

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has deferred deliveries of a total of 10 Airbus aircraft: 8 A320neos and two A350XWBs. Despite the postponed new aircraft arrivals, the airline remains hopeful of becoming a single-type operator by 2023. ...


One minute late SAS plane forces 158 passengers into quarantine

The 158 passengers on flight SK4700 between Nice, France, and Oslo, Norway, will have to isolate for ten days after losing a race against time. One minute before their arrival, Norwegian authorities marked France as a “red zone”....


Protesters glues to SAS ATR aircraft, delays flight SK2184

On June 29, 2020, the police were called to Angelholm Helsingborg Airport (AGH) as a group of people entered the runway, attempting to prevent a passenger plane from leaving. One protester glued themselves to a plane, a message by local police indicated. ...


SAS announces recapitalization plan; to raise $1.5 billion

Despite its earlier attempts to bolster liquidity and cut costs, SAS management realized that those measures alone were not enough to save the company. Now, a recapitalization plan aims to bring additional liquidity to the company....


SAS projects fall of air travel demand until 2022, cuts 5000 jobs

Having estimated the limited activity in the summer season amidst the restrictions, SAS initiated layoffs of its workforce, amounting to 5,000 employees. ...