SAS is refining its North America routes with a couple of announcements today.
First up, is the launch of a six times-weekly service between Copenhagen and San Francisco starting the 8th April 2013.
Copenhagen to San Francisco
SK935 DEPART CPH 1225 ARRIVE SFO 1445 Operates Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sun SK935 DEPART CPH 1255 ARRIVE SFO 1515 Operates Sat
Commences: 08/04/13 SK935 operates daily except Tuesdays, and a timetable variation on Sat. Booked Equipment: Airbus A340-300
San Francisco to Copenhagen
SK936 DEPART SFO 1735 ARRIVE CPH 13:15+1 Commences: 08/04/13 Operates Daily except Tuesdays Booked Equipment: Airbus A340-300
SAS’s move represents a move to be the first link between Northern Europe and San Francisco.
Meanwhile, SAS is to boost its services into Newark International Airport at around same time (1st April 2013). The new service pattern increase SAS’s Copenhagen to Newark International to 10 times a week
Copenhagen to Newark International Airport
SK909 DEPART CPH 12:25 ARRIVE EWR 14:50 A330-300 (All days except Tues) SK909 DEPART CPH 12:25 ARRIVE EWR 14:50 A340-300 (Tues Only) SK901 DEPART CPH 18:25 ARRIVE EWR 20:50 A340-300 (3x - see below) Commences: 01/04/13 Booked Equipment: As above SK909 Operates Daily, with equipment variances on Tuesday Service SK901 Operates Monday, Thursday and Friday ONLY
Newark International Airport to Copenhagen
SK910 DEPART EWR 17:40 ARRIVE CPH 07:15+1 A330-300 (All days except Tues) SK910 DEPART EWR 17:40 ARRIVE CPH 07:15+1 A340-300 (Tues Only) SK902 DEPART EWR 23:30 ARRIVE CPH 13:15+1 A340-300 (3x - see below) Commences: 01/04/13 Booked Equipment: As above SK910 Operates Daily, with equipment variances on Tuesday Service SK902 Operates Monday, Thursday and Friday ONLY
SAS has a fair reach of USA Services, connecting:
- Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm to New York, Copenhagen
- Stockholm to Chicago
- Copenhagen to Washington DC.
And from the looks of it, it really wants to add more traffic to these destinations.