About Scandinavian Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines is bases in Sweden and is headquartered at Stockholm Arlanda Airport in Sweden, assumed to be the largest airline in Europe sub continent. Since, Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) is the national airline for three countries - Denmark, Norway and Sweden, It is partly owned by the government of Sweden (21.4%), Denmark (14.3%) and Norway (14.3%). It covers 180 destinations in 35 countries across Asia, Europe and North America. It is flag carrier of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, and the largest airline in Scandinavia. The main hubs of this airline are situated at Copenhagen-Kastrup Airport, Oslo-Gardermoen Airport, and Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.
Formed in August 1946 after the merger of the flag carriers of Denmark and Norway and another Swedish airline, Scandinavian Airlines handles the intercontinental air traffic of all the three partner countries. SAS started its operations in September 1946 and by 1957 became the first airline to offer transpolar services over the North Pole. Over the 1990s, SAS gradually acquired full or partial control of the local airlines in all the three countries. In May 1997, SAS formed the Star Alliance with four other airlines, namely Air Canada, Lufthansa, Thai Airways International and United Airlines. The airline was divided into four companies, SAS Scandinavian Airlines Sverige AB, SAS Scandinavian Airlines Danmark AS, SAS Braathens AS and SAS Scandinavian International AS in 2004. However, the four subsidiaries reunited in October 2009 to form SAS Scandinavian System AB. Over the next few years, SAS went through a major cost-cutting phase yet, the airline kept flying globally.
Scandinavian Airlines Flight Status
In keeping with their commitment to timeliness, Scandinavian Airlines informs its travellers regarding any cha...nges in flight timing via SMS to provide a seamless and pleasant experience to all their passengers. Travellers can also check the flight status of their Scandinavian Airlines flights on MakeMyTrip. Travelers can check their Scandinavian Airlines Airline flight schedule here.
The fleet of Scandinavian Airlines comprises a wide range of aircrafts including four Airbus A319-100s, four Airbus A320-200s, eight Airbus A321-200s, four Airbus A330-300s and seven Airbus A340-300s. Other flights operated by SAS are two Boeing 737-400s, six Boeing 737-500s, 28 Boeing 737-600s, 24 Boeing 737-700s and 23 Boeing 737-800s. Aircrafts like 12 Bombardier CRJ900 NextGens and 14 McDonnell Douglas MD-82s are also a part of the fleet. All in all, SAS currently operates a fleet of 133 aircrafts. The airlines will soon phase out Boeing 737-400 and 737-500 and replace them with Boeing 737NGs. SAS has also placed an order for 30 Airbus A320neo aircraft that are due delivery in 2016