Scandinavian Airlines: Overview
Flag carrier of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, and Scandinavia’s
Part of the SAS Group and headquartered at Stockholm-Arlanda
Airport in Sigtuna, Sweden; flies 182 aircraft to 90 destinations.
Its main hub airports are Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport, OsloGardermoen Airport, and Stockholm-Arlanda Airport; it also has
secondary hubs at Bergen-Fresland International Airport,
Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport, Stavanger-Sola Airport, and
Carried 25.9 million passengers in 2012, accomplishing incomes
of SEK 36 billion, which makes it Europe’s ninth-biggest airline.
Its fleet includes Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330 and A340, Boeing
737 Classic and Next Generation, and Bombardier CRJ900
Founded in 1946 as an association to pool the transatlantic
operations of Det Danske Luftfartselskab, Svensk
Interkontinental Lufttrafik and Det Norske Luftfartselskap; that
association was expanded to cover both European and domestic
collaboration in 1948, and all three airlines were merged to
found SAS in 1951.
Member of Star Alliance and one of its five founding members.
Scandinavian Airlines: Hubs and focus cities
Oslo-Gardermoen International Airport
Helsinki -Vantaa Airport (Blue1)
Bergen-Flesland International Airport
Scandinavian Airlines: Corporate offices
Its main office is at Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) in Sigtuna
The SAS Cargo Group A/S main office is in Kastrup, Tårnby
The SAS main office, until 2011, was located in Frösundavik,
Sweden, near Stockholm; Niels Torp Architects designed it, and
it was built from 1985-1987.
In 2010, the relocating from Solna to Arlanda was finished.
A former SAS main office is located on the grounds of Bromma
Airport in Stockholm.
Scandinavian Airlines: Codeshare agreements
Scandinavian Airlines has codeshare agreements with
these airlines (*Star Alliance member):
All Nippon Airways*
China Airlines (SkyTeam)
LOT Polish Airlines*
South African Airways*
Swiss International Air Lines*
Thai Airways International*
Scandinavian Airlines: Interline agreements
Scandinavian Airlines has interlining agreements with these airlines:
Scandinavian Airlines: Livery
SAS aircraft appear to be mostly white, but they are really a very light
beige with Scandinavian above the windows and Airlines under the
windows in white lettering (excluding the belly, which is white).
The upright stabilizers are blue with the customary SAS logo on it.
Additionally, the engine casing is painted in scarlet with the word
Scandinavian in white; the push reversers are white.
Scandinavian Airlines MD-82 in Star Alliance livery
Scandinavian Airlines: Lounges
These locations are SAS Scandinavian, Stockholm,
and Business locations:
Charles de Gaulle Airport
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Copenhagen Kastrup Airport (2)
London Heathrow Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport
Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (2)
Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (3)