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SAS to Increase Chicago and Shanghai Flights

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SAS is increasing the number of departures from Stockholm to Chicago as well as from Copenhagen to Shanghai  to seven a week.

The daily services will coincide with the opening of the winter traffic program in late October and means that in winter 2015/16, SAS will offer 108 weekly departures between Scandinavia and the USA and 50 weekly departures between Scandinavia and Asia.

The Scandinavian market is demanding flexible travels with good schedules and frequent departures. These new departures together with our upgraded long haul fleet and extensive network mean we have an incredibly strong service offer to both the USA and Asia that we intend to further strengthen in the near future. We look forward to offering our customers new travel opportunities and giving them a warm welcome aboard both our new aircraft and aircraft with our new cabins, said SAS President and CEO, Rickard Gustafson.

The new departures from Copenhagen to Shanghai will be on Mondays and Wednesdays. The new departures from Shanghai to Copenhagen will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. The new Stockholm - Chicago flights will be on Sunday.

As of the start of the winter traffic program on 26 October 2015, the below five routes will all be upgraded to daily year-round service:

Copenhagen Shanghai
Copenhagen San Francisco
Stockholm Chicago
Stockholm New York
Oslo New York

SAS offers long haul flights from Scandinavia to New York, Washington, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo. In September 2015, SAS will open a new route from Stockholm to Hong Kong. 

SAS, Stockholm, Chicago, Shanghai

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