SAS AB, together with its subsidiaries, provides air transportation services. It primarily operates passenger flights on Nordic and international route network. The company's three main operational hubs are located in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Oslo. In addition to passenger flights, the company provides air cargo and other aviation services at selected airports in its route network. Segments The company conducts its operations through three business segments: SAS Scandinavian Airlines, SAS Individually Branded Airlines, and SAS Aviation Services. SAS Scandinavian Airlines SAS Scandinavian Airlines operates a fleet of 181 aircraft and focuses on business and leisure travelers with offerings tailored to the needs of business travelers. SAS Scandinavian Airlines is a founding member of Star Alliance. Scandinavian Airlines Norge: It operates in domestic routes in Norway and in business destinations in Europe and leisure destinations in Southern Europe. Scandinavian Airlines Denmark: With 270 daily flights to 54 destinations, Scandinavian Airlines Danmark operates in Denmark. Scandinavian Airlines Sverige: Scandinavian Airlines Sverige operates SAS’s air service on the Swedish market with 189 daily flights to 62 destinations. Scandinavian Airlines International: With 18 daily departures from Copenhagen and Stockholm to nine destinations in Asia, the U.S. and the Middle East, Scandinavian Airlines International operates SAS Group’s intercontinental service. SAS Individually Branded Airlines SAS Individually Branded Airlines comprise the airlines Widerøe and Blue1 as well as the affiliated company Estonian Air. Widerøe and Blue1 carried 3.7 million passengers to 62 destinations in 2008 with a combined fleet of 43 aircraft. Widerøe: Widerøe operates as a regional airline in the Nordic countries, with 273 daily flights to 37 domestic and seven international destinations, including summer destinations. Blue1: A wholly owned Finnish subsidiary in the SAS Group, Blue1 operates around 66 daily flights to 24 destinations. Blue1 operates SAS Group’s air service to/from and within Finland and handles sales in the Finnish market for Group airlines. Spanair and Estonian Air: Spanair operates as an airline company in Spain with 246 daily flights to 32 destinations. Estonian Air serves the Baltic Sea area and flies to 23 destinations in Europe from its Tallinn hub. SAS Aviation Services SAS Ground Services, SAS Tech and SAS Cargo make up the SAS Aviation Services business area. The companies offer checkin, boarding, baggage handling and technical maintenance of aircraft services along with freight services for the SAS Group and other airlines. The units are based in Northern Europe and their customers are found in Europe, North America and Asia. SAS Cargo’s primary customers are mainly large export companies with international activities SAS Ground Services: SAS Ground Services, SGS, is Scandinavia’s full-service supplier in the ground handling industry and other airport-related services. SAS Ground Services is represented at 67 airports and in 20 countries. SGS offers ground services for passengers, baggage and aircraft. SAS Tech: SAS Tech supplies technical aircraft maintenance to the airline industry in the Nordic and Baltic countries. It has production bases in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Tallinn, Bergen and Gothenburg. Maintenance operations on a smaller scale are located at other airports in Europe plus one in Seattle in the U.S. SAS Cargo: SAS Cargo’s core business is selling air freight through SAS Group airlines. It offers air freight to, from and within Scandinavia; and freight capacity to other destinations, such as Asia along with air cargo-related services. Competition The company's competitors include Scandinavian Airlines, Finnair, Norwegian, Ryanair, Blue1, Air France, Widerøe, and British Airways History SAS AB was founded in 1946.
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