Scandinavian Airlines or SAS was previously known as Scandinavian Airlines System, is legally known as Scandinavian Airlines System Denmark-Norway-Sweden. It is the largest airline in Scandinavia and and the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. SAS is one of the founding members of Star Alliance. This Scandinavian Airline Reviews will discuss the services offered and information about SAS.
More information about SAS
In August 1 1946, SAS was founded as a consortium to pool the transatlantic operations of Det Danske Luftfartselskab, Det Norske Luftfartselskap and Svensk Interkontinental Lufttrafik. Two years later, he consortium was extended two to cover domestic and European cooperation. To create SAS, all the airlines were merged in 1951. The airline started operating on September 17, 1946.
Presently, Rickard Gustafson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SAS. He holds a Master in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden. Before joining SAS, Gustafson served as the President and CEO of Codan/Trygg-Hansa, Copenhagen/Stockholm; President of GE Capital European Equipment Finance Nordic and European Marketing Director, GE Capital, Stockholm; Vice President for Strategic Planning, GE Capital Consumer Finance, Stamford Connecticut; and COO for Scandinavia and General Manager, GE Capital Bank Sweden, GE Capital Bank, Stockholm.
The current aircraft livery was introduced in 1998 and was designed by SthlmLab (Stockholm Design Lab). The aircraft looks predominantly white, but the fuselage has a very light beige color and the name “Scandinavian” in silver lettering are positioned above the window, and the word “Airlines” in white lettering is located below the windows of the aircraft. The typeface used is Rotis Semi Serif. The classic white SAS logo is painted on top of the blue color of the vertical stabiliser and winglets.
The SAS headquarters is located in Solna, Sweden. Its main hubs are located in Stockholm Arlanda, Airport, Copenhagen Airport and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen. Bergen Airport, Flesland; Gothenbug-Landvetter Aiport; Stavanger Airport; and Sola Trondheim Airport, Værnes, serve as the minor hubs for the airlines. SAS has a fleet size of 182 aircrafts flying to 119 destinations.
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SAS website and other services
SAS provides special assistance to passengers with reduced mobility or special need. The airline requests that arrangements for special assistance should be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled flight, by contacting the SAS Customer Contact Center. The list of other special services they offer are available on the website.
SAS offers special meals to accommodate the dietary needs of passengers. Those who have specific dietary requirements are advised to inform the airline by calling SAS Customer Contact Center, no later than 90 hours before departure.
The airline has a wide selection of Inflight entertainment options, with more than 200 hours of TV box sets and Hollywood blockbusters that passengers will enjoy.
EuroBonus is the frequent flyer program of Scandinavian Airlines, launched in 1992. Frequent flyers may use their earned points to buy bonus trips with SAS and its partners, book hotels, car rental, shop in EuroBonus shops or other selected e-commerce sites through payment solutions Rewards Pay
- Website URL: www.flysas.com
- Contact number: +46 8 797 0000
- Fax: +46 8 797 1515
- Head Office Address: Frösundaviks Allé 1 SE-195 87 Stockholm, Sweden
To sum it up
In some Scandinavian Airlines Reviews, customers express their disappointment on some services offered by the airlines – such as being asked to pay for hidden charges, unresponsive customer service and delayed flights. There are also positive feedback written in other Scandinavian Airline Reviews which say that they provide good quality services and good seats which make the flight more comfortable.