SAS Scandinavian Airlines System has become the first airline in Europe to take delivery of the Airbus A330-300 Enhanced model. This is the new 242-tonne variant of the aircraft which has an increased maximum weight and range, combined with a lower fuel consumption.
The first example for SAS, LN-RKR, was delivered from Toulouse on 16th September, and entered service on the Copenhagen to Chicago O’Hare route on 21st September.
This is the first of four new A330-300 Enhanced that will be added to the SAS fleet over the next six months. Another aircraft will be delivered in September and the remaining two in 2016.