SAS to start 45 new routes in 2013
Scandinavian Airlines-SAS (Stockholm) has announced it will launch 45 new routes in 2013. In addition, the airline is also increasing the frequency on some current domestic and European routes.
New routes from Sweden:
From Stockholm to Innsbruck, Pula, Palermo, Cagliari, Thessaloniki, Tel Aviv, Pristina and Alanya
From Gothenburg to Nice, Pristina and Östersund
New routes from Norway:
From Oslo to Salzburg, Berlin, Budapest, Santorini, Cagliari, Palermo, Pristina, Valencia, Malta, Lisbon, Athens, Tenerife and Pula
From Bergen to Dubrovnik and Antalya
From Trondheim to Split
From Stavanger to Antalya
New routes from Denmark:
From Copenhagen to San Francisco, Budapest, Prague, Newcastle, Cagliari, Palermo, Alanya, Thessaloniki, Pula and Biarritz
New routes from Finland:
From Helsinki to Paris, Rome, Prague, Geneva and Östersund
From Turku to Kittilä
From Tampere to Kittilä
In other news, on the financial side, SAS has announced the Danish Pilot Union members have approved the new austerity program.
According to the carrier, the new revolving credit facility of SEK 3.5 billion is therefore now only subject to parliamentary approval where required. These propositions in relation to the governments participation in the revolving credit facility will be presented to the parliaments in Sweden and Norway on December 12, 2012.
Copyright Photo: Paul Denton. Bombardier CRJ900 (CL-600-2D24) OY-KFG (msn 15237) climbs away from Geneva.