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Effective immediately, Scandinavian Airlines SAS connects Vienna with Denmark’s capital city Copenhagen. After a seven years break, the Danish airline returns to Vienna with four weekly flights. The new connection was formally inaugurated during a photo ceremony at the airport on March 24, 2016, by Helga Parzer, SAS and Carolin Drott, Flughafen Wien AG.
“We always had a good collaboration with SAS”, says Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG. “That is why I am particularly pleased to be able to welcome SAS again at Vienna Airport after an absence of seven years. Moreover, we can now offer a new flight connection from Vienna to the destination of Copenhagen, the cultural and economic center of Denmark.”
Hans W Dyhrfort, General Manager Region Europe of the SAS Group, is also pleased with the renewed cooperation. “Vienna represents an additional attractive European destination with which we are expanding our route network, optimally complementing our existing short- and medium-haul offering. We connect Vienna with more than 100 destinations in the SAS network, offering flexibility to travelers on the basis of our up-to-date air far concepts in SAS Plus and SAS Go.”
SAS will operate four weekly flights connecting Vienna Airport with Copenhagen. An Airbus 320 will take off from Copenhagen at 12:20 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and land in Vienna at 2 p.m. The return flight leaves Vienna at 2:40 p.m. and arrives in the Danish capital city at 4:25 p.m. On Fridays the aircraft departs from Copenhagen at 8 p.m. and lands in Vienna at 9:40 p.m. The flight back to Copenhagen is scheduled to leave Vienna Airport at 10:20 p.m. and arrive in Copenhagen at 12:05 a.m. On Sundays the aircraft takes off from Copenhagen at 6:05 p.m. and lands in Vienna at 7:45 p.m., with the return flight departing at 8:25 p.m. and then arriving in Copenhagen at 10:10 p.m.
Popular tourist destination: the Danish capital of Copenhagen
Thanks to its numerous sights, attractions and culinary highlights, the Danish capital city is one of Europe’s most popular city destinations. The harbor city is considered to be the Venice of the North thanks to an urban landscape featuring numerous waterways and bridges. More information on Copenhagen is available on the Website of the tourist association at www.visitcopenhagen.com
Scandinavia‘s leading airline: SAS
SAS is Scandinavia’s leading airline, offering more than 800 flights per day. More than 28 million passengers travel on SAS to more than 100 destinations in Europe, the USA and Asia. The fleet of more than 150 aircraft was expanded by three long-haul airplanes in 2015/16. As a member of the Star Alliance™, SAS customers have access to a far-reaching network with excellent flight connections. Together with the 27 other airlines in the Star Alliance, SAS flies to a total of 1,300 destinations in 193 countries across the globe. Further information can be found at www.sasgroup.net
Please address inquiries to the Press Office of Flughafen Wien AG
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
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SAS Press Office: Tel: +46 70 997 25 42