SAS has taken delivery of its first of three
Airbus A321LR on lease from Air Lease Corporation.
The A321LR, powered by CFM Leap-1A engines, has a
range of up to 4,000nm (7,400km).
SASís A321 features
a three-class cabin layout with 157
seats - 22 SAS Business Class, 12 SAS Plus Class and 123 SAS
Go Class seats.
The airline plans to deploy the long-haul single
aisle aircraft from
the Nordic countries on transatlantic routes.
The delivery flight from Airbus Hamburg to the
home base in Copenhagen used a 10 percent sustainable jet fuel
blend. The initiative is part of SASís commitment to reducing its
carbon footprint and Airbusí objective to contributing to the aviation sectorís ambitious decarbonisation targets.
flights have been available since 2016.
SAS operates an Airbus fleet of 76 aircraft comprising 63 A320
Family, 9 A330 Family aircraft, and four new generation aircraft