Scandinavian Airlines or SAS is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway and Denmark and is currently the largest airline in Scandinavia. The airline is headquartered in Solna, Sweden, with their main hub located in Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen. In addition, SAS also has major hubs at Stockholm Airport and Oslo Airport allowing connections to many destinations worldwide. It also has 3 subsidiary airlines, Scandinavian Airlines Ireland, SAS Link and SAS Connect.
SAS has 4 focus airports: Bergen Airport, Goteborg Landvetter Airport, Stavanger Airport and Trondheim Airport. The 4 focus cities are just a minority compared to the other 180 destinations served by SAS, in over 35 countries across 4 continents; Asia, Europe, North America and Africa.
Scandinavian Airlines is one of the founding members of the Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance which was founded in 1997. The Star Alliance has grown to serving over 1,000 airports in 194 countries. In addition, it has codeshare agreements with Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air China, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Thai Airways International and Turkish Airlines. Other airlines flying in Scandinavia include Air Scandic (formerly NextJet).
SAS offers tiered class options, designed to meet every type of travel need.
If you're traveling on an intercontinental flight and want to arrive well-rested and ready to go, choose SAS Business. Enjoy Business lounges and SAS fast track. Onboard, enjoy quality service and the highest level of comfort in a massage seat, that also converts into a fully flat bed. Enjoy a three-course meal, as well as a wide range of entertainment on your personal HD screen. And you can also check in two large bags (32 kg/71 lbs each) and bring two carry-ons (8 kg/18 lbs each) onboard!
Choose SAS Plus and you'll enjoy more room to stretch your legs plus wider seats with adjustable headrests and footrests. Also, enjoy many of the perks of SAS Business including access to SAS Lounges, SAS Fast Track and great food and drinks onboard. And you can check in two bags weighing up to 23 kg/51 lbs each.
Quality and comfort at a competitive price. Enjoy a 24-hour money-back guarantee and free digital newspapers and magazines from 22 hours before departure in the SAS App. And you always enjoy free coffee and tea onboard!
If you're travelling from Scandinavia to Europe and the US you don't need to check in a bag, then SAS Go Light is the best deal. And you'll still enjoy the great comfort of SAS Go! If you're under 26, you can also book in SAS Youth Go Light to Europe.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines offers online check-in services for passengers.
Scandinavian Airlines online check-in is available from 22 hours before your flight departure time until 1 hour before your flight departure. Online check-in is available through SAS online check-in page.
Passengers flying on SAS Scandinavian Airlines wishing to check-in at the airport can either check-in at the check-in counters or check-in at the self-service kiosk to avoid queues. If you're checking in at the airport, please allow a reasonable amount of time to check-in to make sure you make you avoid missing your flight. For most flights, you can check-in no later than 30 minutes before your flight and should arrive at your departure gate at least 20 minutes before your flight departure time. However, if you're travelling to the US or Asia, you need to check in no later than 60 minutes before your flight departure time.
Destinations in Europe include, include Aalborg, Alicante, Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Paris, Bucharest, London, Madrid, Milan and Rome. Destinations in America include Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Miami and Houston. Destinations in Asia include Damascus, Colombo, Bangkok, Manila, Osaka, Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo. To find out about Scandinavian Airlines' domestic services within Sweden, Norway and Denmark please visit their domestic flight pages.
We’re super proud of our Trustpilot rating, but don’t just take it from us. See why millions of others love booking their flights through Alternative Airlines
No way, really?! Yes! We’ve partnered with some amazing BNPL payment providers to allow you to pay for your flights over time, with ease.
You can now reserve your SAS Scandinavian Airlines seats ahead of time with Alternative Airlines. When you make your SAS Scandinavian Airlines flight purchase, simply click "Seat Selection" and browse from the available seats.
SAS currently has a total aircraft fleet of 135 with an additional reported 38 to be on order, consisting of Boeing, Airbus and Bombardier aircraft. Airbus aircraft includes A319-100's, A320-200/neo, A321-200, A330-300, A340-300 and A350-900's. SAS's Boeing aircraft accumulates to over 60% of their aircraft made up of 24 x 737-600, 29 x 737-700 and 29 x 737-800.
The airline operates a fleet of the following aircraft:
We are pleased to offer over 160 different currencies, meaning you can pay using Norwegian Krone, Swedish Krona, Danish Krone and more when you buy your SAS Scandinavian Airlines flights with Alternative Airlines. We offer a multitude of different currencies to pay for your flights with. We also offer over 40 different payment options including Buy Now Pay Later options from Klarna, Zip, Afterpay and more. To find out about which finance options may be available on your next SAS booking visit our dedicated Scandinavian Airlines Tickets — Fly Now Pay Later page.
25th June 2019
SAS launched nonstop services between Copenhagen (CPH) and Cornwall Newquay Airport (NQY) on 21 June. Commencing its twice-weekly operation to the capital city (Mondays and Fridays) utilising a CRJ900, the Star Alliance member directly links Cornwall’s gateway to the Nordic nation for the first time.
Popular routes with SAS Scandinavian Airlines include:
London ✈️ Hong Kong
Tromso ✈️ London
Stockholm ✈️ Oslo
Trondheim ✈️ Oslo
Stavanager ✈️ Gothenburg
Bergen ✈️ Copenhagen