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SAS and Airbus to reseach hybrid and electric aircraft

Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 11:44 am
by SASViking
Scandinavian Airlines/SAS and Airbus have signed a joint MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. According to SAS, on their facebook page, a fully hybrid-electric aircraft with capacity for up to 100 passengers, could be in service by 2030.

Link to pressrelease: https://www.sasgroup.net/en/sas-and-air ... -aircraft/

Link to facebook: https://www.facebook.com/140344030787/p ... 595440788/

Re: SAS and Airbus to reseach hybrid and electric aircraft

Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 4:26 pm
by LaunchDetected
If we follow the sad current trend of market consolidation, i don’t think that SAS will still be in service by 2030.

But an interesting project, i’m waiting for the first flight of the Airbus E-Fan X next year.