Monday, 13 June 2016
Copenhagen: The National Flag Carrier of Denmark at Kastrup Airport
The Kastrup International Airport of Copenhagen is the main airport of the country, serving Denmark, the whole Zealand, the Oresund Region and Southern Sweden. The airport is one of the oldest international airport in Europe and the largest in the Nordic countries. Moreover, it is the busiest airport for traveling in the Scandinavian region. The airport is the hub of main three airlines, named Scandinavian Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle in Copenhagen. Among these three airlines, the Scandinavian Airlines, commonly known as SAS is the flag carrier airline of Denmark and the largest airline in Scandinavia. Beside from Denmark, the airline is also operating in Sweden and Norway as the national airline. Overall, the airline is operating 182 aircrafts at 90 destinations but the main hub of the airline is at Kastrup International Airport in Copenhagen. Here, it has connectivity to more than 50 cities in Europe. SAS achieved huge revenue of about SEK 36 billion in 2012 after carrying 25.9 million passengers, making it the 9th largest airline in Europe. Fleet of SAS consists of world class latest aircrafts such as Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330, A340, Boeing 737 Next Generation and Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft.