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SAS inagurates new route to Atlanta from Copenhagen


SAS expands its North American network with daily nonstop flights from Copenhagen to Atlanta, starting June 17, 2024, enhancing connectivity.

To meet the growing demand for travel to and from Scandinavia and the United States, SAS is expanding its North American network by adding a ninth destination. Starting on June 17th, SAS will offer daily nonstop flights from Copenhagen to Atlanta, providing customers with a new direct route to the U.S.

Atlanta is a city worth visiting, offering something for everyone with its rich cultural experiences, historic landmarks, diverse culinary scene, and thriving sports scene. Handling nearly 104 million passengers in 2023, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the world’s busiest and most efficient airport. On September 1, 2024, airline will join SkyTeam. With Atlanta serving as a major hub for the SkyTeam member, Delta Air Lines, SAS customers will benefit from seamless access to the extensive SkyTeam network. This network includes over 1,060 destinations across all member airlines. SAS has already started integrating Delta Air Lines flights into its itineraries, providing customers with increased connectivity options.

“SAS is excited to expand its offerings for both business and leisure travelers. Leisure travelers can look forward to exploring Atlanta and several new destinations across the USA, all conveniently accessible from Atlanta. For business travelers, Atlanta serves as a significant hub, home to numerous Fortune 500 companies, making it a lucrative and essential destination”, says airline’s Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Verhagen.

“Working closely with SAS will further strengthen Delta’s presence in Northern Europe by offering our customers improved access to destinations,” says Alain Bellemare, Delta’s E.V.P. & President – International. “Our bilateral agreement is integral to our long-term strategy to better connect Delta customers around the world and SAS’ new nonstop service between Atlanta and Copenhagen, one of their primary European hubs, is a strong start in building our future cooperation.”

SAS will operate the route with both Airbus A330 as well as A350 aircraft. Both aircraft types offer three travel classes – SAS Business, SAS Plus, and SAS Go.

Five facts about Atlanta
  1. It’s the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. Atlanta is a hub for the Black queer community and has been for at least two decades.
  3. Coca-Cola was invented and founded in Atlanta.
  4. Atlanta is one of the few cities that has a professional team for baseball, American football, soccer, and basketball.
  5. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport houses rotating and permanent art exhibits.The initiative to display artworks at the airport originated in 1979.

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