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Board and management

February 21, 2019 | Lodging & Travel | No Comments

The Board is responsible for the organization and administration of the Group, for ensuring proper control of its accounting and other financial circumstances as well as for appointing the President.

All Board members elected by the Shareholders’ Meeting are independent of the company and company management.

Group Management is responsible for the company’s business management, financial reporting, acquisitions/disposals, financing and communication and other corporate matters.

Convenient and rewarding global travel

February 21, 2019 | Airliner VIP | No Comments

Through alignment and coordination of the airline members’ route network, high-quality travel services, as well as joint utilization of the Members’ airport facilities etc., Star Alliance is offering its customers:

Convenient access to a truly global route network with shorter and easier connections at key hubs
Flexible, seamless and reliable travel experience
Worldwide rewards and recognition of frequent flyer status and related priority services.
SAS EuroBonus members can earn and redeem points on all Star Alliance airlines as well as enjoy the same kind of frequent flyer privileges and benefits when traveling with other Star Alliance airlines as you are entitled to when traveling with SAS.

All while enjoying the unique traditions and cultures of each of the individual member airlines.

Alliances and partners – Star Alliance

February 21, 2019 | Airport | No Comments

Star Alliance is the cornerstone of the SAS Group’s global partner and network strategy, offering customers and travelers reliable seamless travel products and services world-wide. Scandinavian Airlines is a founding member of Star Alliance.

SAS is one of the founding airlines of Star Alliance, launched in May 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance.

Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,800 daily flights to 1,317 airports in 193 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partner, Juneyao Airlines.

This makes Star Alliance the largest airline alliance in the world. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax.

Aircraft on order

February 21, 2019 | Airliner VIP | 1 Comment

SAS modernizes and upgrades the aircraft fleet in order to invest in the future and improve the environmental performance. In 2018, SAS decided to order an additional 50 Airbus A320neo aircraft with deliveries until 2023. This order means SAS for the first time will have a single-type fleet, that consists of the market’s most efficient short- and medium-haul aircraft in terms of cost and environment. SAS is modernizing its short and long-haul fleet with new aircraft, taking deliveries of new Airbus A320neo, Airbus A330 Enhanced and Airbus A350’s aircraft until 2023. Combined with upgrades of the cabin interiors this will further modernize the aircraft fleet for the future. SHORT-HAUL SAS is investing in new Airbus A320neo and will by 2023 have at least 80 aircraft in service. Moreover, SAS has some options from the Manufacturer and have the possibility to increase the number of aircraft that can be leased from lessors. Alongside existing aircraft, this also creates flexibility for growth under the right circumstances. All of the aircraft will be equipped with SAS’s high-speed Wifi and have SAS’s appreciated new cabin interiors.