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Thu, 25 April 2019

SAS to Launch Direct Flights Between Brussels and Tromsø, Norway

SAS has has unveiled plans to launch direct flights between Brussels and Tromsø, Norway.

 The Scandinavian airline expects to fly almost 100,000 passengers between Tromsø and Europe during the winter programme, which extends from November 2019 to March 2020.

The airline will operate a Boeing 737 on the route on Saturdays from January to March.

SAS Airbus A320 reg: OY-KAW at Heathrow. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

“Northern Norway, with Tromsø as the jewel in the crown, is attracting more and more attention internationally for its stunning scenery and exotic environment, so in response SAS is improving its services further to meet demand,” said Karl Sandlund, EVP Commercial, SAS.

During the year, SAS brings several thousand tourists from Asia and USA to the region and the airline says that that the direct routes from Copenhagen and Stockholm to Tromsø are popular traffic arteries for people flying from destinations across the Star Alliance network.

Mr Maarten Raes, CEO, Nordic & Xplore The North, said, “Nordic breathes Norway, the country has been our main destination since we started in 1980. We are delighted to collaborate with national carrier Scandinavian Airlines on a direct connection to Tromsø. With this connection, we enter a new era. Not only does it open up professional opportunities, it also allows us to provide an even better service to our customers. We could not be more proud to partner with Scandinavian Airlines for this milestone.”

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