SAS Connects Copenhagen to Atlanta with New Daily Service

A Scandinavian Airlines SAS A350 in flight
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Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has expanded its SAS flights across the North American network with a brand new daily nonstop service between Copenhagen, Denmark, and Atlanta, Georgia.

This caters to the ever-increasing demand for transatlantic travel, offering a convenient and offers connection between Scandinavia and the vibrant heart of the southeastern United States.

Inauguration of Copenhagen-Atlanta Service

Kicking off on June 17th, 2024, SAS commenced daily nonstop flights from Copenhagen to Atlanta. This new route presents a gateway to a city brimming with cultural experiences, rich history, and a diverse culinary scene.

Passengers arriving in Atlanta will find themselves at the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

This major hub offers seamless connections for SAS passengers beyond Atlanta, thanks to its role as a central hub for Delta Air Lines, a fellow member of the SkyTeam alliance.

With this partnership, SAS customers gain access to a vast network exceeding 1,060 destinations served by SkyTeam member airlines.

For even greater travel flexibility, SAS has already begun integrating Delta flights into its booking systems.

Tailplane of an SAS aircraft on takeoff.
Photo Credit: Adrian Olstad/AviationSource

Business and Leisure Travel

Copenhagen-Atlanta Travelers

The new Copenhagen-Atlanta route caters to a broad spectrum of travelers. “SAS is thrilled to expand its offerings for both business and leisure travelers,” says SAS Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Verhagen.

Leisure travelers can immerse themselves in the unique charm of Atlanta and conveniently connect to various destinations across the U.S., while business travelers will find Atlanta to be a prime destination.

As a significant hub city, Atlanta boasts numerous Fortune 500 companies, making it a lucrative and essential location for business ventures.

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SAS and Delta Collaboration

This new route signifies a strategic move that strengthens the existing collaboration between Scandinavian Airlines and Delta.

“Working closely with SAS will further bolster Delta’s presence in Northern Europe, offering our customers improved access to key destinations,” says Alain Bellemare, Delta’s E.V.P. & President – International.

“This bilateral agreement is a cornerstone of our long-term strategy to connect Delta customers globally. SAS’s new nonstop service between Copenhagen and Atlanta, a major European hub for SAS. This marks a strong foundation for even greater future cooperation between our airlines.”

The Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen-Atlanta route will be operated with a choice of Airbus A330 and A350 aircraft. Both aircraft types offer a variety of travel classes to suit diverse travel preferences.

Passengers can choose from SAS Business, SAS Plus, and SAS Go, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable journey for SAS flights across the Atlantic.

A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Airbus A321LR in the hangar.
Photo Credit: Andy Prhat/SAS

Exploring Atlanta’s Rich Tapestry

While the ease of travel is a key focus, SAS recognizes the importance of the destination itself. Atlanta, often nicknamed “The ATL,” offers a captivating blend of historical significance, cultural vibrancy, and modern innovation.

Here are just a few highlights to ignite your travel curiosity:

  • A City Steeped in History: Atlanta played a pivotal role in the American Civil War and the subsequent Civil Rights Movement.

Visitors can delve into this history at iconic landmarks such as the Atlanta History Center. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park honors the legacy of the civil rights leader born in Atlanta.

  • A Culinary Paradise: Atlanta’s food scene is a melting pot of Southern comfort food, international flavors, and innovative culinary creations.

From indulging in classic dishes like fried chicken and waffles to exploring the vibrant ethnic enclaves, Atlanta caters to every palate.

  • A Hub for the Arts: Atlanta boasts a thriving arts scene with world-class museums. This includes the High Museum of Art and the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center.

The city also comes alive with vibrant street art and a dynamic theater scene.

  • A Sports Fan’s Paradise: Atlanta is a haven for sports enthusiasts.

Catch a game at the iconic Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and Atlanta United (MLS).

Baseball fans can cheer on the Atlanta Braves, while basketball fans can witness the Atlanta Hawks take the court.

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