The first of three new Airbus A321LRs will enter
service with SAS on 18 September 2020.
The Airbus A321LR is a narrow-body, single
aisle aircraft, specially configured to fly longer distances than
a standard A321neo.
The aircraft has enough range to reach the northeast
of the USA, but it can
also reach destinations in Canada, the Middle East and India from
SAS has configured the aircraft with 22 seats in Business
Class, 12 in Plus and 123 seats in Go.
The seats in SAS Business are fully flat seat beds and
there are different mood light scenarios in the cabins, as well as
Every seat is equipped with IFE screens, PC-power
and/or Hi-power USB.
The reduced noise level inside the cabin will
further enhance the travel experience onboard.
“This is an entirely new aircraft type for
SAS, which is incredibly well suited to the Scandinavian market
and emerging travel patterns to and from the region,” said Karl Sandlund, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer.
“It gives SAS
an opportunity to offer travelers more intercontinental routes,
fewer stopovers and shorter travel times to and from Scandinavia.
The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept at par with
the rest of SAS’ long-haul fleet, offering passengers all the
benefits, level of comfort and choices of our traveling classes.”
route the A321LR will operate on will be Copenhagen-Boston. Sales will start on
20 November 2019.