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Vienna Airport: SAS Resumes Flight Service from Vienna to Copenhagen (Denmark)
Following a seven-year interlude, the Danish airline Scandinavian Airlines SAS will resume flight service between Vienna and Copenhagen. Starting with March 24th 2016, SAS will operate four flights per week from Vienna to Copenhagen.
Im pleased to announce SAS new route between Vienna and Copenhagen. There is a strong demand for this route, both in Scandinavia and in Austria. Our customers can in an easy and comfortable manner travel via Copenhagen to and from various destinations in Scandinavia, says Richard Gustafson, President and CEO of SAS.
We are pleased to welcome a good partner such as SAS to Vienna Airport once again, and look forward to our new partnership. Copenhagen represents another new flight connection from Vienna in the summer flight schedule 2016, says Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG, commenting on the new flight connection. SAS offered flight service to Vienna up until January 2009.
An Airbus 320 aircraft will take off every Monday and Thursday at 12:20 p.m. from Copenhagen and land in Vienna at 2 p.m. The return flight is scheduled to leave Vienna at 2:40 p.m. and arrive in the Danish capital city at 4:25 p.m. On Fridays the airline departs from Copenhagen at 8 p.m. and arrives in Vienna at 9:40 p.m. The flight from Vienna to Copenhagen departs at 10:20 p.m. and arrives at 0:05 a.m. On Sunday the aircraft takes off from Copenhagen at 6:05 p.m. and lands in Vienna at 7:45 p.m. before starting the return flight at 8:25 p.m., landing at 10:10 p.m. in Copenhagen. Flight frequencies will be reduced to two weekly flights between the end of June and the middle of August 2016.
Popular tourist destination: the Danish capital of Copenhagen
Copenhagen is one of the most popular city destinations in Europe, offering many different attractions, from traditional sights to world-famous Scandinavian cooking and modern, trendy urban neighborhoods. The port city is considered to be the Venice of the North in light of the fact that the cityscape is shaped by numerous waterways and bridges. Information on Copenhagen can be found on the Internet on the Website of the citys tourist association at www.visitcopenhagen.com.
Scandinavia´s leading airline: SAS
SAS is Scandinavias leading airline and offers more than 800 flights daily and more than 28 million passengers travel with SAS to more than 100 destinations in Europe, the US and Asia. SAS has more than 150 aircraft in traffic and is growing its long haul fleet by 3 aircraft during 2015/2016 in response to increased demand that will complement its offer within Europe. Membership in Star Alliance provides SASs customers with access to a far-reaching network and smooth connections. Together with the 27 members of Star Alliance, SAS flies to more than 1300 destinations in 193 countries worldwide. For more information: www.sasgroup.net
Press Office of Flughafen Wien AG:
Peter Kleemann (+43-1-) 7007-23000
Clemens Schleinzer (+43-1-) 7007-22399
Stefanie Tomanek (+43-1-) 7007-26939
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SAS Press Office: Tel: +46 70 997 25 42