Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

SAS is one of the founding members of Star Alliance, the world's largest global airline alliance, and Scandinavia’s leading airline.

Through partnerships with United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Airlines, SAS offers many connections via its several gateways in the US to Scandinavia. SAS also provides service to many European cities via its Scandinavian hubs – Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm.

SAS offers the following transatlantic routes:

  • Newark – Copenhagen
  • Newark – Oslo
  • Newark – Stockholm
  • Chicago – Copenhagen
  • Chicago – Stockholm
  • San Francisco – Copenhagen
  • Washington (Dulles)  – Copenhagen
  • Los Angeles – Stockholm
  • Boston – Copenhagen*
  • Miami – Copenhagen (starting in Fall, 2016)
  • Miami – Oslo (starting in Fall, 2016)

SAS offers three service classes: Business, Plus, and Go. See the table below for specific information about the benefits SAS guests receive with each service.

SAS Airlines also features the following:


New cabins and aircrafts

SAS has updated its current long-haul fleet with a new design, new seats, new entertainment system, and Wi-Fi on board. SAS will also be launching brand-new Airbus aircrafts into service in 2016 and 2017. All aircrafts with new cabins are equipped with Wi-Fi. (Wi-Fi is a complimentary service for Business and Plus service classes. For the Go service class, there is a charge of US $ 19 for the duration of the flight.)

New entertainment system

All intercontinental aircrafts with new cabins will have the latest in on-demand entertainment with a choice of approximately 200 movies, TV programs, games, music, audio books, and podcasts

SAS lounge

SAS airport lounges are available for our Business and Plus service guests at Newark and O’Hare offer homey comforts in an inviting Scandinavian atmosphere. Rest and relax, enjoy refreshments, or catch up on some work in a calm, stress-free environment.  PCs, complimentary Internet access, Skype telephone calls, and reading material are just some of the many complimentary services available.

Mileage program

Earn points or mileage with SAS EuroBonus or any Star Alliance program, including United Mileage Plus.

SAS offers three service classes – Business, Plus, and Go - on its transatlantic routes.

The table below specifies the benefits SAS guests receive with each service.


  • Priority 2 checked bags, each 70 lbs.
  • Fast-track security, where available
  • SAS and Star Alliance lounge access
  • Priority boarding
  • Seat configuration: 1-2-1
  • Extra-wide seat (23/24” between arm rests)
  • Direct access to aisle from all seats
  • Fully flat seats minimum of 77”
  • Massage seats
  • Air cushions with adjustable firmness
  • On-demand entertainment with 15” HD screens 
  • Individual power outlet and USB port
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Scandinavian cuisine with personalized service with more choices and restaurant feel.
  • High-quality wines and spirits and wide selection of beverages
  • Light meal before landing


  • Priority 2 checked bags, each 50 lbs.
  • Fast-track security, where available
  • SAS lounge access
  • Priority boarding
  • Seat configuration: 2-3-2
  • Seat pitch of 38”
  • Seat recline of 7”
  • Foot rest
  • On-demand entertainment with 12” HD screens
  • Individual power outlet and USB port
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Three-course dinner
  • Drinks, fruit, and cold snacks between meals
  • Light meal before landing


  • Baggage – 1 checked bag of 50 lbs.
  • Seat configuration: 2-4-2
  • Seat recline of 6”
  • On-demand entertainment with 9” HD screens
  • One power outlet per pair of seats and individual USB port
  • Three-course dinner
  • Light meal before landing

*The Boston – Copenhagen route is operated by Privateair with only Business and Go service classes.

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