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SK To Expand?

Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:13 pm

Hi,

I was trying to find some info on whether SK is going to expand in the near future. I am aware of the new route ARN-China(Beijing/Shanghai ?).
As I see it they might want to expand, but I can't see where.
They are to fare north to make expansion into Middle East and Africa. Especially Africa seems fairly saturated. Maybe Dubai could be a possible new destination?
Asia: SK is seeing rather fierce competition from AY on the Asian market. Would it be a feasible to expand into Asia, and try to take markets from AY?
Americas: Would an expansion into Northern America be feasible? Could there be a market for flights to LAX/SFO or MIA? How about an flights into South America? GRU or GIG maybe?

Taking about expansion. Is possible that SK could take over, say, AY or OS? What are the market value of AY and OS? If I am not mistaken the market value of SK is approx. 12,3 billion danish kroner = 2,1 billion dollars.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:25 pm

If SAS were to expand their IC-routes they would also need to expand their European feeder system.

Africa is in my mind out of the question as any SK flight to Africa would have to fly over 5 Star hus with Africa coonnections: LIS; ZRH; VIE; FRA and MUC, the OD tarffic from Scandinavia to/from Africa is insignificant and very lowyield so feed through the 5 before mentioned hubs make more sense.

Same goes for South America, better make star connections in FRA; LIS

As for North America links like CPH-SFO CPH-PHL and CPH-YYZ would make sense again for connectivity with Starcarriers

possibly also SVG-IAH with a BBJ for Oil business

Asia:
HKG would be obvious both for OD traffic and for connections to NZ
CAN has a lot of business connections with Scandinavia and with right timings connections to/from could provide good feed.

KIX and SEL are obvoius Star hubs not served.

but any way all this is in vain if SK does not get more planes and/or drop lowyield flights to BKK.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:54 pm

Quoting 747400F (Reply 1):

I agree with you. So a strong expansion into North America, SFO, PHL and YYZ, would be sensible. But I mind I see a destination such as MIA or Orlando, from maybe ARN, and even CPH. There is a strong market for flights to Florida due to large numbers of cruise ship travellers. Also the market in Sweden is turning towards Florida.

I see a huge demand for flight to Dubai, and especially from CPH the demand is growing. I have a large business friends that are traveling to Dubai, but have to go through FRA, CDG, LHR, VIE.

I would love to see SK expand into Asia. I remember in the "old" days when SK flew to HKG. They should take that up again.
I hadn't thought of KIX, SEL and CAN. But they seem sensible.

How about the Cargo division? Why doesn't SK have a larger cargo division. As far as I know SK doesn't have dedicated cargo planes. My dad flew the 747 SK had leased from Atlas, and there was a great demand for it. Wouldn't it be a wise to be looking at either 744F or other cargo planes to handle this?

What are the chances of SK getting more planes. That be A333, A332, A340 or B767? I mean how many planes of this type are available on the market?
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 2:57 am

Only one problem....what should they expand with? They don't have at the moment any aircraft to expand with and the only thing they have on order at the moment is 3 319 (for SK DK) and 2 737-700 (with winglets for SASBraathens)
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:38 am

I think SK has a bigger chance of breaking-up than it does expanding. The new Swedish Government is making noise about getting out of the airline business by selling it's stake in SAS. Politicians in Norway are proposing the Norwegian Government buy the Swedish portion of SAS. I don't know what the Danes intentions are.
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:54 am

Quoting PavlovsDog (Reply 4):
The new Swedish Government is making noise about getting out of the airline business by selling it's stake in SAS. Politicians in Norway are proposing the Norwegian Government buy the Swedish portion of SAS. I don't know what the Danes intentions are.

Hopefully all three gov't decides to sell as it a disadvantage for SAS being owned by 3 different gov't, more concered about their own self-intererest than the company itself.

Stateowned airlines are something that belong to the past
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:11 am

Quoting PavlovsDog (Reply 4):
I don't know what the Danes intentions are.

The Danish government wants to sell. Norways prior government wanted to sell, but then the Swedes didn't. Then Norway got a Labour government, and they didn't want to sell. But now the Swedes want to sell.

The best that can happen is for the 3 states sell their shares, and leave the company to private enterprise.

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 3):
Only one problem....what should they expand with?

Hence my question.

Quoting SK909 (Reply 2):
I mean how many planes of this type are available on the market?

How many planes are there available on the market right now of that type?
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:38 am

I sure would love a CPH-LAX!!! I think it could sell well!!!

On a related not, how does the CPH-SEA sell?
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:48 am

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 7):
On a related not, how does the CPH-SEA sell?

Pretty well - it's been around for decades and generally has strong load factors and yields (albeit more so in the summer than winter). The flighthas a good position in the market and has carved out a nice niche for themselves.

Interestingly, there is some connecting traffic to the route from PDX, LAX, and SFO. I was recently on a flight from SFO-SEA on UA, and there were around 20-25 folks transferring to SK.
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:49 am

Quoting SK909 (Reply 6):
The best that can happen is for the 3 states sell their shares, and leave the company to private enterprise.

Yes that is the solution no politics just economic!
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 4:53 am

Assuming aircraft is available, SK would probably do well if it expanded its North American network to YYZ, MIA, and either LAX or SFO. As I remember, SK once flew to YYZ and LAX. YYZ and SFO and LAX are Star Alliance hubs. Florida attracts Scandinavian tourists, and MIA could offer convenient connections to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Perhaps, SK will consider resuming service to GRU after RG suspended its flights to CPH, which it offered three times a week for many years.

SEL, KIX, HKG, and BOM seem to make the most sense if there is sufficient demand for SK to add new Asian destinations to its route network. DXB seems to be a logical choice for a new Middle Eastern destination. Returning to TLV may also be a good choice for SK.
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:02 am

I think ARN-PEK, CPH-HKG are 1st and 2nd priority, before maybe SFO. Also know SK wants to increase on NRT but can't due to slot restrictions
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:15 am

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 5):
Hopefully all three gov't decides to sell as it a disadvantage for SAS being owned by 3 different gov't, more concered about their own self-intererest than the company itself.

Stateowned airlines are something that belong to the past

The problem that Scandinavia face is more than just selling; firstly, the government's are silent owners and relatively speaking they do not leverage much of their power onto the airline.

Secondly, Scandinavia (especially Norway and most territory north of ARN) is difficult to commute without airlines. On the other hand, these regions are not rich in population but have a high degree of poor infrastructure (relatively). This combined equates the need for government subsidies on most routes, i.e. Wideroe has withdrawn from all the markets state-support has been provided. This means, should the governments sell their share's one is left with an uncertain transportation policy as a non-owner would be without any possibilitues to pressure the company.

Now, I am pro-capitalism but even understand many of the drawbacks if this were to happen.

Even if the governments were to sell, it wouldn't mean SASs' problems would go away; the unions would still be an integral part of the airlines operations, and lets face it; lately they have caused all the issues.

It would be intersting to see the Danes and Swedes selling their share with the Norwegian government left with 50.1%(?) - now then I think you'd see state interference.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:25 am

Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 7):

On a related not, how does the CPH-SEA sell?

It sells alright.

Quoting RwSEA (Reply 8):
SFO-SEA on UA, and there were around 20-25 folks transferring to SK.

Sounds great.

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 10):
Perhaps, SK will consider resuming service to GRU after RG suspended its flights to CPH, which it offered three times a week for many years.

Not likely, as LH already has a strong network to GRU. Though it could be interesting.

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 11):
Also know SK wants to increase on NRT but can't due to slot restrictions

As it is for all other airlines.

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 10):

You really can se some possibilities... You should be the new CEO, and execute your ideas.  Smile I like it.

I think that SK could be strong again, with an expansion to new markets, and with some modifications to its interior and service.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:33 am

Quoting Eric (Reply 12):
Secondly, Scandinavia (especially Norway and most territory north of ARN) is difficult to commute without airlines. On the other hand, these regions are not rich in population but have a high degree of poor infrastructure (relatively). This combined equates the need for government subsidies on most routes, i.e. Wideroe has withdrawn from all the markets state-support has been provided. This means, should the governments sell their share's one is left with an uncertain transportation policy as a non-owner would be without any possibilitues to pressure the company.

None of the routes SK (mainline) flies in Northern Norway or Sweden is state subsidies and they are all run of commercial reason because there is a market for it. Wideroe on the other hand flies a number of state subsidies routes in Norway, but they fly these routes regardless wheter who owns them and SAS has not been the owner of WF for more than 10 years and has nothing to do with SAS being state owned or not.

SAS have many problems and being state owned by 3 different gov't is only one of them
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 5:55 am

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 14):
None of the routes SK (mainline) flies in Northern Norway or Sweden is state subsidies and they are all run of commercial reason because there is a market for it. Wideroe on the other hand flies a number of state subsidies routes in Norway, but they fly these routes regardless wheter who owns them and SAS has not been the owner of WF for more than 10 years and has nothing to do with SAS being state owned or not.

Thus, be default, SAS flies these routes as WF is owned fully by SAS. The problem occurs if the state sells it asset with no rights to leverage their policy, much like any majority owner would.

The governments do not determine the network of SAS, in fact, they do very little. But they do influence SAS agenda by subsidies, if they weren't owners there would not be much reason in supporting local communities as they now get, in return, some money back. Air travel being the most expensive form of travel is only kept in its current form because of the governmental interests in the company. The need to local communities could be withdrawn as it is quite a simple cost-benefit analysis if continued support of these routes. Naturally, no running government would articulate this but if all the government were to withdraw you'd see these routes slowly whittering away.

Quoting IAD380 (Reply 10):
Florida attracts Scandinavian tourists

The problem is that tourist route pays very little money and SAS, with their high overheads and variable costs needs the money high-density C-routes provides, such as China routes.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:33 am

If WF (thus SK) flew these subsidies routes somebody else would and as a matter of fact a few routes are flown by some other carriers.

Subsidies routes in Norway have NOTHING to do with SAS being partly owned by the Norwegian gov't or not and only a small and almost negliable part of SAS' revenue comes from these operation and the people living in this remote places would notice ANY difference wheter SAS is state owned or not!

As a matter of fact did the Norwegian gov't help SAS' hardest competitor on the Norwegian market, Norwegian (DY), by forbidding bonus programmes on the domestic Norwegian market and by signing a contract with Norwegian regarding gov't employees.
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:34 am

Quoting Eric (Reply 15):
The problem is that tourist route pays very little money and SAS, with their high overheads and variable costs needs the money high-density C-routes provides, such as China routes.

What you are forgetting is that there are many Swedes, and Danes, that have lots and lots of money, that wants luxury, and that do travel C. So yes I think it would be feasible to start such route.

Quoting Eric (Reply 12):



Quoting Someone83 (Reply 14):

No matter what, if the governments want an airline infrastructure, and there isn't a state owned airline, some small entrepreneur will start an airline, and fly these route. I don't see the big issue. And if there is a market, well then it's all great.

And yes the issue of the 3 state owners is just a small issue among several. But the whole 3-2-2 parting would, hopefully, disappear. And the demand that Swedes have to have 3/7 (and Norwegians 2/7 and Danes 2/7) of the cabin crew on long haul flights would, again hopefully, disappear. Saving SK for huge amounts of money, and minimizing the base cost.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:40 am

Quoting SK909 (Reply 17):
And yes the issue of the 3 state owners is just a small issue among several. But the whole 3-2-2 parting would, hopefully, disappear. And the demand that Swedes have to have 3/7 (and Norwegians 2/7 and Danes 2/7) of the cabin crew on long haul flights would, again hopefully, disappear. Saving SK for huge amounts of money, and minimizing the base cost.

I though this system had been abandoned?

Quoting SK909 (Reply 17):
What you are forgetting is that there are many Swedes, and Danes, that have lots and lots of money, that wants luxury, and that do travel C. So yes I think it would be feasible to start such route.

Will you then explain why SK is loosing money on CPH-BKK despite great load factors?
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:50 am

Scandinavians in general don't fork out enough money on travel in C to pay for routes - that is why corporate deals are so important to SAS.

Furthermore, I refuse to believe that there is a private C-market large enough to MIA makeing the route profitable Everyone I know who could afford C, would a) not go to MIA when there are several other places which are better holiday destination or b) simply not willing to pay that much to fly SAS.

If they were to become a feeder carrier to other *-destinations, there would still be more profit in flying further north/further west in the States.

The split between crews, in its current form has nothing to do with governmental ownership, it did, but today it is only upheld by the unions. The unions would still stand strong if the governements sold their shares.

If have you noticed, SAS interest in Norway extends to keeping the regional routes. Fair enough, were the subisidies removed (why pay when there is no larger incentive?) someone may pick up the route but the subsidies makes the ticket price cheaper. Some routes may be upheld for economical reasons but many are only kept so the few houndred people living there can travel in one-third of the time.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:00 am

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 18):
I though this system had been abandoned?

Well it hasn't...  Smile But there was some talk about it, that Lindegaard wanted to get rid of it, but he never did.

Quoting Someone83 (Reply 18):
Will you then explain why SK is loosing money on CPH-BKK despite great load factors?

High loads, but low yield. Bangkok isn't a "luxury" flight. MIA is. In MIA or Orlando you are out for a cruise. Bangkok is "only" low cost. And they are competing against TG on that route, they offer 744/777 with better service.
But hey I think they should start a twice weekly to BKK from OSL. And ARN. But then they would have to find a smaller aircraft for that route. OSL-BKK can't sustain a A333.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:10 am

Quoting Eric (Reply 19):
The split between crews, in its current form has nothing to do with governmental ownership, it did, but today it is only upheld by the unions. The unions would still stand strong if the governments sold their shares.

Yes, and no. The Swedish government had a lot to say in this matter. Though it is try that it is primarily the unions that are upholding this split. But imagine that Lindegaard had annulled this agreement. Don't you think the Swedish socialist government would have vetoed? Come on... As would the Norwegian government.

Quoting Eric (Reply 19):
Furthermore, I refuse to believe that there is a private C-market large enough to MIA makeing the route profitable Everyone I know who could afford C, would a) not go to MIA when there are several other places which are better holiday destination or b) simply not willing to pay that much to fly SAS.

Funny, because the Danish agent for several cruise lines, is of the exact opposite opinion. He is a friend of mine, and we have had this discussion several times.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:25 am

Quoting SK909 (Reply 21):
Funny, because the Danish agent for several cruise lines, is of the exact opposite opinion. He is a friend of mine, and we have had this discussion several times.

I'll agree as perhaps as a seasonal flight you may be able to fill up large parts of C, but as an annual, daily flight I don't think you'd stand a chance. There simply isn't the market and there are more, higher-yielding routes that SAS could use their few aircrafts on.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:40 am

Quoting Eric (Reply 22):
but as an annual, daily flight

Agreed. But why has every flight to be daily??? This could easily be a twice weekly flight, even seasonal. As I would do with LAX. The same setup as Virgin Atlantic has. 2 or 3 times a week to certain destinations.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:53 am

Quoting RwSEA (Reply 8):
Quoting LAXdude1023 (Reply 7):
On a related not, how does the CPH-SEA sell?

Pretty well - it's been around for decades and generally has strong load factors and yields (albeit more so in the summer than winter). The flighthas a good position in the market and has carved out a nice niche for themselves.

Interestingly, there is some connecting traffic to the route from PDX, LAX, and SFO. I was recently on a flight from SFO-SEA on UA, and there were around 20-25 folks transferring to SK.

I flew MAN-CPH-SEA-CPH-MAN with SAS at the beginning of July this year. I was surprised at how busy the flights were (but that may have been due to the Independence Day holiday).

On the outbound leg from CPH to SEA (July 2nd), business class was full - not one spare seat. The return flight (July 7th) was a little quieter - perhaps 3 empty seats in the business class cabin.

The gate areas before departure at both CPH and SEA were very busy, so the loads in economy must have been good as well.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:03 am

Years ago about 1980 SAS was gong to fly CPH-Miami. Too bad didn't keep some 767-300ER around for smaller routes.
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:15 am

Quoting Jfk777 (Reply 25):
Too bad didn't keep some 767-300ER around for smaller routes

Yes... The could even have used some 757 for flights as OSL-EWR.

[Edited 2006-09-21 01:22:54]
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:08 am

Quoting SK909 (Thread starter):
Americas: Would an expansion into Northern America be feasible? Could there be a market for flights to LAX/SFO or MIA? How about an flights into South America? GRU or GIG maybe?

They have visited GIG in the near past, Singapore obtained 4 weekly frequencies to Brazil and as GRU nowadays become a desired route for Qatar, GIG become an option for Singapore without strong competition.

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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:17 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 27):
They have visited GIG in the near past

What? Has SK visited GIG recently? But for SK start a route to GRU or GIG would potentialy be suiside... With TAP and Iberia having a strong hold on these routes, plus having LH, BA and AF as competitors... No, I think they should stick to North America and Asia.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:38 am

Quoting LipeGIG (Reply 27):
They have visited GIG in the near past, Singapore obtained 4 weekly frequencies to Brazil and as GRU nowadays become a desired route for Qatar, GIG become an option for Singapore without strong competition.

A bit off topic. Although I would love to see SQ in Brazil, I can't see a feasible route that could be flown!!! SIN is too far and completely disconnected from South America..

Simply won't happen!!!!
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:51 am

Quoting Neo (Reply 29):
Simply won't happen!!!!

Right. Very few Asia to South America flights I guess.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:30 am

Quoting SK909 (Reply 28):
What? Has SK visited GIG recently? But for SK start a route to GRU or GIG would potentialy be suiside... With TAP and Iberia having a strong hold on these routes, plus having LH, BA and AF as competitors... No, I think they should stick to North America and Asia.

Woops, erase my comment, mistake on Airline!!!! I'm very sorry guys. Confused SK with SQ !!!!! It's a LOT off-topic.
But a route from Scandinavia nowadays to Brazil seems to be feasible but not daily. We nowadays receive weekly charter flights to the northeast and there are strong investment in Brazil: Nokia, Electrolux, Ericsson and some others.

Quoting Neo (Reply 29):
A bit off topic. Although I would love to see SQ in Brazil, I can't see a feasible route that could be flown!!! SIN is too far and completely disconnected from South America..

Thru Africa, it's an option.

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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:53 am

Would love to see SK go to BOM - should work very well. Now if AI or 9W join star - that would make even more sense!
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 12:10 pm

You know...AY has been doing amazing business in Asia because it offers not only good service to Europe but good connecting service. AY has several automotive and tech contracts mainly because they boosted their service in Asia where they could.

SK needs to go after AY and take some business away.

CAN
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ICN (Star hub)
NGO (NH hub)
And load up on South America.

AY was recently cited as #1 western carrier serving Japan. SK could get the title easily if they expanded.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:29 pm

I'm still waiting for SK's return to BEG. Their Snowflake division rightfully failed, but a proper SAS product is what is needed between Scandinavia and Serbia. The question is just when?
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 7:55 pm

From today's news (Swedish media):

SAS will increase the number of flights from ARN to Düsseldorf and Tallinn and will add Hannover next spring. However, there is one interesting remark - the number of flights to Düsseldorf will be increased in cooperation with Lufthansa. More LH flights to ARN?
 
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RE: SK To Expand?

Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:20 pm

Quoting Bomboy (Reply 32):
Would love to see SK go to BOM - should work very well. Now if AI or 9W join star - that would make even more sense!

Yeah, I never understood why they did not use thier potentiel in India while they were online with DEL.

Never the less when they introduced thier first 340 flight to their network and to DEL as well: The CEO announced thier ambitions to go 7/7 to DEL and "maybe" BOM.

But few days after the DEL route was closed  Confused  Confused  Confused
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RE: SK To Expand?

Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:17 am

Quoting JoKeR (Reply 34):
I'm still waiting for SK's return to BEG. Their Snowflake division rightfully failed, but a proper SAS product is what is needed between Scandinavia and Serbia. The question is just when?

With such a lousy campaign as Snoflake had in Belgrade, I'm afraid that only a handful of people actually knew they were flying here.

Unfortunately, I doubt SAS will return to Belgrade. At least not soon and the main reason can be summed up in two words: Star Alliance. Transfers via VIE, MUC and FRA are convenient and I doubt Lufthansa will just give all those passengers back to SK for the sake of their love.
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RE: SK To Expand?

Sat Sep 23, 2006 2:09 am

Quoting EmiratesCPH (Reply 36):
Never the less when they introduced thier first 340 flight to their network and to DEL as well: The CEO announced thier ambitions to go 7/7 to DEL and "maybe" BOM.

The problem is that the 340/330 is to big, or was to big. A mixed fleet of B763 and B762 would have done great for the airline. Including expanding.
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Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos