Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced its plans to launch direct flights between North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom and Copenhagen on October 28, 2013. This service is aimed to attract business travelers who frequent this route.
Flights will depart from Humberside International Airport to Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup. The Humberside airport is a small international airport catering to less than two million passengers per year. SAS recognizes the potential of this airport and believes that it would prove to be a beneficial route for them. The airline will offer five flights per week between the two cities.
Passengers booking business class flights to Copenhagen with the airline will benefit from the services like access to lounges, priority baggage, online check-in, advanced seat booking free of cost, checked in baggage allowance up to 32 kg and cabin baggage allowance of up to 8 kg.
Other services that these travelers can enjoy onboard include excellent on-demand entertainment system, touch screen monitors, business sleeper seats, delicious three course meals and drink, individual power outlet, amenity kit, and self-service buffet comprising sandwiches, fruits and snacks.
The airline is also targeting leisure travelers visiting Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland for a family or personal holiday with this service.
Similarly, Qatar Airways, the prominent airline of the Middle East recently launched business class service to Copenhagen with Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The gulf carrier started daily service between Doha and Copenhagen in a bid to attract business travelers. It first commenced flight to Scandinavia in 2007 and since has been providing luxury and comfort to its customers on the route.
The B787 aircraft has a seating capacity for 22 travelers in the business class. These seats are fitted in 1-2-1 configuration to provide isle access to each customer. All these seats are specially designed to reline completely.