SAS Signs Code-Share Agreement with ANA
As of May 23, customers will be able to book ANA operated flights between Tokyo's Narita International Airport and Sapporo, Osaka and Fukuoka, which will operate with an SK flight code. ANA will also add its NH code to SAS' Tokyo to Copenhagen flights.
Furthermore, ANA will at a later stage also add its NH code to SAS flights from: London to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm; Frankfurt to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm; and from Munich to Copenhagen and Oslo.
SAS and Star Alliance has added a further fare product for customers to explore additional islands in the Pacific Ocean.
With the Micronesia Airpass, customers can purchase up to 10 flights on SAS' partners Continental Airlines and United's network across Micronesia, all in a single ticket at an attractive price.
Travel on the Micronesia Airpass can commence from SAS destination Tokyo or any Star Alliance destination in Japan, as well as from Cairns, Guam, Hong Kong, Manila, Nadi, Palau or Saipan and is available only in conjunction with an international Star Alliance flight into any of these destinations.
Rickard Gustafson, president and CEO of Scandinavian Airlines, said: â€œIt is almost to the day 60 years since we established the first route between Scandinavia and Tokyo. Tokyo is now one of our most popular long-haul destinations, and this agreement with ANA signifies the importance of Japan in the SAS network and the possibility to transport our customers to other important destinations in Japan.â€
Shinichiro Ito, president and CEO of ANA, said: â€œWe are pleased to welcome Scandinavian Airlines and as our code-share partner and be able to cooperate each other network intra continent, Europe and Japan. Our customers will be able to enjoy a wider network to Europe by this cooperation.â€
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