Articles tagged “scandinavian airlines”

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Scandinavia’s SAS Files for Bankruptcy Protection in the U.S.

Scandinavian airline SAS has voluntarily filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S., to try and secure time and flexibility to reorganize its capital structure, reduce costs, and complete a financial restructuring under the supervision of the U.S. court system. SAS expects to complete its court-supervised process in the U.S. in 9-12 months. The airline…

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EasyJet’s Top Operating Exec Quits After Weeks of Cancellations

EasyJet's Peter Bellew has resigned as chief operating officer, following weeks of turmoil at the airline. He has now left "to pursue other business opportunities" the airline said in a statement on Monday, effective July 1, as other European airlines prepare for a difficult summer ahead — including SAS which will now face widespread strikes…

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

The investment would be conditional on the airline opting for cost cuts and financial restructuring. It may not have much of a choice.

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

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Scandinavian Airlines to Cut Workforce by Up to 5,000

Like rival Norwegian, SAS is preparing to take drastic measures as it predicts a recovery by 2022.

Scandinavian Airlines to Cut Workforce by Up to 5,000

Coronavirus

Scandinavian Airlines to Pause Most of Its Operation and Temporarily Lays Off Most Staff

It's time to stop being surprised at these announcements. This is life now. There is a public health emergency and few people are traveling. Airlines can't keep pretending everything is as normal. When this is over, most of the stronger ones will receive government support, and they will be able to carry on.

Scandinavian Airlines to Pause Most of Its Operation and Temporarily Lays Off Most Staff

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SAS CEO Frets About Coronavirus Crisis Stretching Into Airline’s Peak Summer Months

SAS is correct to raise the possibility that coronavirus will stick around. If the number of cases in Europe continues to rise as we head through the rest of the year, the impact on airlines in the region is only going to increase. The big caveat though, is that fuel prices are likely to remain pretty low in that scenario.

SAS CEO Frets About Coronavirus Crisis Stretching Into Airline’s Peak Summer Months

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SAS Relaunches Ad After Airline Criticized By Far-Right Politicians and Nationalists

A new ad from Scandinavian Airlines has led to bomb threats and denouncements from nativist politicians across the Nordics. It's actually a really good ad, though, outlining multiculturalism in the region.

SAS Relaunches Ad After Airline Criticized By Far-Right Politicians and Nationalists

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Scandinavian Airlines CEO Warns Airlines to Get Real Over Environment

Businesses invariably hate regulation, but sometimes it takes threats and fines to help change things for the better. Would airlines really be pushing their green credentials if consumers, governments, and the media weren't asking difficult questions?

Scandinavian Airlines CEO Warns Airlines to Get Real Over Environment

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Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Although this is a step in the right direction, it's difficult to see how much of an impact this will have. Air travel is still a major pollutant and until somebody invents an alternative to jet fuel, it will stay that way.

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions