SAS opens new direct line to Seville from Arlanda

By on September 27, 2019

On February 29, 2020, SAS will fly directly to Seville from Stockholm Arlanda Airport once a week. It will be SAS’s sixth destination for popular Spain, where over 2.2 million travelers fly every year from Arlanda. SAS is the only airline that offers a direct connection on the route.

SAS’s new season line to the new destination Seville starts just in the spring and high season. The city’s popular Easter celebrations are the most well-known and well-visited in all of Spain and in April also the Seville April Fair goes off. Seville is the capital of Andalucia and Spain’s fourth largest city. In just an hour, white beaches of Cadiz and Huelva are reached and many holidaymakers visit the city to cycle or play golf year-round.

– We are delighted to be able to offer our travelers another new direct line to popular Spain, and this time to Seville where we are seeing increased interest. Spain is the largest foreign market from Arlanda, where the number of travelers has increased by almost 70 per cent in the last five years, says Elizabeth Axtelius, Swedavia’s director of aviation marketing.

– We are delighted to be able to offer another new airline to Spain, which is a valued and popular destination. Seville is a destination with a fascinating history and provides new opportunities for our travelers to discover Andalusia, says Karl Sandlund, EVP Commercial at SAS.

The new airline will operate during the period February 29 – May 16, 2020 with an A320neo with room for 180 travelers. So far this year, SAS has launched seven new routes from Swedavia’s airports.

Swedavia has been pursuing ambitious sustainability work for many years. By 2020, all of Swedavia’s ten airports will have zero fossil carbon dioxide emissions from their own operations. Swedavia is also working actively to promote the transition to biofuel and aims to have five per cent of all fuel refueled at Swedish airports by 2025.

SAS’s goal is to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 25 per cent by 2030. This is mainly due to the modernization of the fleet and an increased proportion of biofuels. As part of SAS’s conversion work, the airline has also chosen to compensate for carbon dioxide for all youth tickets as well as air tickets where a EuroBonus number was stated at the time of booking.

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