From SAS facebook page " we are so excited to announce we will soon have a new livery! The A320neo and the A350, the market's most fuel-efficient planes, will be the first Vikings in the new design. A320N...? will there be two different liveries on the A320N? The whole fleet will be repainted ...Jump to post
I tried to clean up that teaser video and rearrange the tiles to make sense. Clearly it's an A350. And with a big SAS logo on the forward fuselage. There are "flags" on the back of the fuselage. The tail is blue with presumably a white SAS logo. The engines look white, but with blue detai...Jump to post
Screenshots from the teaser. Mostly eurowhite body, and engines, with a dark blue ring at the front of the engines: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48705309468_46d514caff_m.jpg"%20width="169"%20height="176"%20alt="Engine"> Very large white SAS logo on the forwa...Jump to post
SAS has a internal "yammer" (like internal twitter), where they link this very thread. New livery design coming-up For the first time in 21 years we are updating the visual identity of our aircraft. After revealing some pics of our new Airbus A350 rumor quickly had it that we would be rele...Jump to post
Where is our friend Mortimann these days? He has given us a lot of Norwegian news in recent years, granted mostly when they were positive. It would be interesting to hear more of what Norwegian media says. Haha, that has crossed my mind as well.. In other Norwegian related news, DY7110 (LAX-BCN) di...Jump to post
One of the biggest bondholders is "very spectic" to the proposed pushback.
Source in Norwegian (the language, not the airline):
Jetty wrote:Kiwirob wrote:At a guess the taxes from Sweden is probably also part of the reason for this move??
Sweden is a mess nowadays, with much crime at night and many immigration problems. Makes sense to move this flight elsewhere.
To be fair, many of us have been predicting their immediate demise for over 2 years now. Are these latest reports the worst things have ever been for Norwegian? When will their Q2 results come out? I don't believe I've seen those. They third quarter will come out on October 24th. https://www.norweg...Jump to post
I know Norwegian cutting down on US routes also, don't remember if ARN-LAX was one of them? couldn't this be an excellent opportunity for Norwegian to fill the gap when SAS move the flight to CPH? Pretty sure Norwegian announced earlier this year that ARN-LAX was closing. Don't them making any come...Jump to post
Similar view from the US: https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/02/business/norwegian-air-debt-restructure/index.html Relevant quote: "The difficulty is that the long-haul business model doesn't really work in our view. There isn't really long haul, low cost, only long haul, low price," Roeska [Ber...Jump to post
https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/0902/1073240-norwegian-air-bonds/ Norwegian wishes to delay repayment of bonds. Offer landing slots as security. I'm not sure that if I were a bondholder I'd like this as they could burn through a lot of cash between now and then and landing slots at Heathrow w...Jump to post
QuawerAir wrote:ANA has gained a daily slot at Haneda for a direct route to Scandinavia while JAL gained one for Finland (probably HEL)! So we might see ANA launching HND-ARN or CPH and JAL HND-HEL.
LN-RRP was sent for scrapping yesterday, so 4 737-600s is now left in SAS’ fleet Boeing 737 -683 28311 382 LN-RRP SAS ferried 22aug19 OSL-DGX, for part-out & scrap Down to 3 now Boeing 737 -683 28297 30 LN-RRY SAS ferried 27aug19 OSL-DGX, for part-out & scrap Don't have the registration of ...Jump to post
SAS has announced three seasonal routes to the new Sälen/Trysil Airport. All routes run during the ski season from end of December to end of March CPH: 2x weekly AAL: 1x weekly LHR: 1x weekly https://www.sasgroup.net/en/sas-introduces-direct-services-to-the-new-airport-in-salen-trysil/ Thursdays an...Jump to post
SAS new A330-300 is now being delivered: https://fr24.com/SAS9150/21292d50
Will begin production on Juli 15th or 16th. Source (in Danish) : https://check-in.dk/sas-har-modtaget-ny ... stancefly/
737NGs will be replaced by A320neos (and maybe some A321neos). At least some ceos will be remain in the fleet. For smaller routes, they will use wet leased ATRs and CRJs. I'd love to see A220s with SAS, but I don't think that is likely. Not sure about the long haul plans. I think the original plan ...Jump to post
Can someone clarify SAS's fleet plans? They seem to be replacing all their current generation short haul aircraft (a319, a320, 736, 73G, 738) with the a320neo? Is there room for a potential a220 order? Then there was a quote that seems to indicate that they intend to replace all their current longh...Jump to post
seansasLCY wrote:That could kill SK's SVG route. They are already down to operating Cityjet CRJs on it.
Wizzair has announced their 4th route between London Luton and Norway. Stavanger starts Sep 16 (same day as OSL, and they already operate to BGO and TOS) and will vary between 3x and 4x weekly with A321 https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/285236/wizz-air-uk-adds-london-stavanger-servi...Jump to post
Great story, thanks for the links!Jump to post
Does anyone know when SK's OSL base will receive its first A320NEO? Those awful 737s can't be gone soon enough, especially the older ones which feel tired and worn. With CPH and ARN both receiving new aircraft, it does feel like the Norwegian market is being neglected somewhat by SAS management. It...Jump to post
Bostrom wrote:SAS' first A350 has been photographed. https://twitter.com/gandtea/status/1143766471430066176
So where will Norwegians 787 be deployed during that season? Too expensive plane to keep on the ground. This is still unknown. From what I can see in the timetables they will have a lot of unused capacity during W19. I agree that the 787's won't stay on the ground, but as of right now, Norwegian ha...Jump to post
Norwegian will not be flying any long haul routes from CPH during the coming Winter. Then it remains to be seen what will return for Summer 2020 Does this include Krabi and Bangkok too, or just the North American routes? It is just the North American ones. I was a little to fast in my initial post ...Jump to post
Norwegian will not be flying any long haul routes from CPH during the coming Winter. Then it remains to be seen what will return for Summer 2020 Exactly how many routes and frequencies does this cut take away? From CPH it's a reduction of long haul number of legs of about 60-70 %, so it's a very si...Jump to post
Does their choice in picking which routes receive this new plane signal these routes are the most important and/or profitable routes in their system? No, it's done for scheduling purposes. ORD & PEK can be flown with only 2 aircrafts. Once 4 aircraft have been deliveried they will start doing t...Jump to post
Excellent..Does it mean we will see it soon on some intra-Scandinc/European flights out of CPH/ARN? If so keep us posted so we can book!! Yes, from internal announcement: By end of 2019, the aircraft will be delivered from the Airbus factory in Toulouse. Following delivery, it will fly training fli...Jump to post
They have not said anything about what will happen with the remaining 7 A340s, after LN-RKP leaves within a month and the A350s start arriving. While it in the start w can be held as back-up, the A350s are intended to replace the A340s. However, while nothing concrete or final, SAS has previously s...Jump to post
3 new SAS routes announced for the coming Winter OSL-IEV: 3x weekly 737 from end October CPH-TRN: 1x weekly A32N DEC-MAR ARN-LUX: unknown OSL-KBP (not IEV) This is good news! I travel to Kiev sometimes per year, and usually fly through Riga. Have SAS announced days and flight times yet? Yes: OSL-KB...Jump to post
Finding a Polaris sCO B772 will be a complete crap shoot as out of the 22 frames only three have been converted while another two are in HKG for the upgrade according to https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/mainline-fleet-tracking. My experience on the LH A388 upstairs was ehhh okay, but t...Jump to post
When are you flying? As said above UA Polaris beats LH business class seat that is still in 2-2-2. According to http://view.ceros.com/united/polaris-tracker-desktop-4/p/3 21 of 51 77Es are configured in Polaris with 3 in the progress of being converted. So the later in the year you are flying the b...Jump to post
Hi, I got the opportunity to choose between carrier on IAH-FRA (thats a 777-200 on United, and a A380 on Lufthansa) in business class. I'm travelling alone, which product would you choose? I know it's a luxury to get to choose which business product I would, but would be great full for your insights...Jump to post
A330-900neo is heading to Helsinki (HEL) from Toulouse (TLS) at the moment. I wonder if this has something to do with Finnair's future fleet development plans. Flightradar24 Interesting! It probably does. Although AY's A330's are only 10 years old. They should be around for at least another 10 years.Jump to post
If they keep some A340s, which several are down paid and owned, I do expect a minor kabin reconfiguration, with less business and premium economy seats and more economy seats. And then use the aircraft to possible destinations that their current fleet is too premium heavy LN-RKP that will leave the...Jump to post
Will BRA renrew the airworthyness certificates for their RJ100/85s? Is that a complicated and expensive process or just a formality? I stumbled on this table at Transportstyrelsen (sort of Swedish FAA). Registrerade luftfartyg Regbet Typ Tillvnr Luftvärdighetshandling giltig t.o.m. Roll SE-DSO AVRO...Jump to post
LX53 have 22 flights scheduled on A340 and 8 on A330.
LX55 is almost the opposite: 3 on A340 and 23 on A330.