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Scandinavia is a name applied collectively to three countries of northern Europe-Norway and Sweden (which together form the Scandinavian Peninsula), and Denmark. The three countries are so grouped because of their historical, cultural, and linguistic affinities

ESAS (European Scandinavian Airlines System)  last update: 12Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1948 - 1951
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : OSAS >ESAS >SAS
Comments : ESAS (European Scandinavian Airlines System) was formed in 1948 [SAS was formed by merger of ABA (AEROTRANSPORT), DDL (DET DANSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAB) of Denmark and DNL (DET NORSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAP) of Norway. Iniatially it was known as OSAS was concerned only with trans-atlantic operations. The partners then created ESAS in 1948 with the merger of SVENSK INTERKONTINENTAL LUFTTRAFIK to handle the european operations and in 1941 the airlines were merged to form the current airline. The intercontinental routes of Braathens SAFE were added just before the merger. Absorbed LINJEFLYG in 1993 and BRAATHENS IN 2001]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

OSAS (Overseas Scandinavian Airlines System)  last update: 12Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946* - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS > ESAS >SAS
Comments : OSAS (Overseas Scandinavian Airlines System) was founded in 1946 - [SAS was formed by merger of ABA (AEROTRANSPORT), DDL (DET DANSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAB) of Denmark and DNL (DET NORSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAP) of Norway on on 01Aug1946. Iniatially it was known as OSAS was concerned only with trans-atlantic operations. operations started on 17Sep1946. The partners then created ESAS in 1948 with the merger of SILA (SVENSK INTERKONTINENTAL LUFTTRAFIK) to handle the european operations and in 1941 the airlines were merged to form the current airline. The intercontinental routes of Braathens SAFE were added just before the merger. Absorbed LINJEFLYG in 1993 and BRAATHENS IN 2001. Intergrated SAS NORGE into mainline in October 2009. International and regional passenger and cargo airline and is the flag carrier for Norway, Sweden & Denmark]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

SAS (Scandinavian Airline System)  last update: 09Mar2018

Status : Active

Dates :

1951 - date
Airline Code : SK : SAS
Genealogy : DNL (Norway) + DDL (Denmark) + SILA (Sweden) =>OSAS > ESAS >SAS
Comments : SAS was formed by merger of ABA (AEROTRANSPORT), DDL (DET DANSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAB) of Denmark and DNL (DET NORSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAP) of Norway on on 01Aug1946. Iniatially it was known as OSAS was concerned only with trans-atlantic operations. operations started on 17Sep1946. The partners then created ESAS in 1948 with the merger of SILA (SVENSK INTERKONTINENTAL LUFTTRAFIK) to handle the european operations and in 1941 the airlines were merged to form the current airline. The intercontinental routes of Braathens SAFE were added just before the merger. Absorbed LINJEFLYG in 1993 and BRAATHENS IN 2001. Intergrated SAS NORGE into mainline in October 2009. International and regional passenger and cargo airline and is the flag carrier for Norway, Sweden & Denmark
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SAS Cargo   

Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : SK : SAS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

SAS Commuter  last update: 12Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1989 - 2004
Airline Code : SK : SAS
Genealogy : SAS Commuter >>SAS
Comments : Commuter line of SAS operating inter-Scandinavia flights. Launch customer for Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. Integrated back into parent company < Aircraft utilised: Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 (launch customer) > [SAS was formed by merger of ABA (AEROTRANSPORT), DDL (DET DANSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAB) of Denmark and DNL (DET NORSKE LUFTFARTSELSKAP) of Norway on on 01Aug1946. Iniatially it was known as OSAS was concerned only with trans-atlantic operations. operations started on 17Sep1946. The partners then created ESAS in 1948 with the merger of SILA (SVENSK INTERKONTINENTAL LUFTTRAFIK) to handle the european operations and in 1941 the airlines were merged to form the current airline. The intercontinental routes of Braathens SAFE were added just before the merger. Absorbed LINJEFLYG in 1993 and BRAATHENS IN 2001. Intergrated SAS NORGE into mainline in October 2009. International and regional passenger and cargo airline and is the flag carrier for Norway, Sweden & Denmark]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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