Scandinavian Airlines

Popularly referred to as SAS, Scandinavian Airlines is not only the flag carrier¬ of Sweden, Norway and Denmark, but is also the largest airline in Scandinavia.

Founded in 1946, SAS started off as a consortium of 6 airlines, namely Transatlantic operations, Svensk Interkontinental, Lufttrafik, Det Norske Luftfartselskap and Det Danske Luftfartselskab. The conglomerate decided it would be best to consolidate routes and operations, hence they merged to create SAS. Its domestic dominance further increased with the acquisition of Braathens and Widerøe in Norway, Linjeflyg and Skyways Express in Sweden, as well as Cimber Air in Denmark.

Since then, SAS has not looked back, racking up nearly 30 million passengers each year. It is now the 9th largest airline in all of Europe.

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