Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: Scandinavian Airlines accidents and incidents, Linate Airport disaster, History of Scandinavian Airlines System before 1952, Dash 8 landing gear incidents, Scandinavian Airlines System Flight 347, List of Scandinavian Airlines aircraft, SAS Braathens, Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751, EuroBonus, Scandinavian Airlines destinations, Scandinavian Airlines System awards, SAS Commuter, Scandinavian Airlines Flight 933, Scanair, Scandinavian Airlines head office, SAS Ground Handling, SAS Commuter destinations, SAS Braathens destinations, Danair, SAS Snowflake, SAS Technical Services, Scanorama, SAS Cargo Group. Excerpt: The history of Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) from 1933 to 1951 covers the first attempts at transatlantic travel, the establishment of a consortium and finally the establishment of the consolidated SAS. Aerotransport, the national airline of Sweden, and Det Norske Luftfartselskap (DNL), the national airline of Norway, both started planning transatlantic routes in the mid-1930s. By 1939, negotiations were started with Det Danske Luftfartselskab (DDL) of Denmark, and by 1940 services were to begin. Because of the German occupation of Denmark and Norway, the plans collapsed. In Sweden, Svensk Interkontinental Lufttrafik (SILA) was founded to start private transatlantic flights, which commenced in 1945. Negotiations were started again, and in 1946 the consortium Overseas Scandinavian Airlines System (OSAS) was established to start routes to New York and South America. From 1948, the airlines pooled all their aircraft into European Scandinavian Airlines System (ESAS), which used the SAS brand for all domestic and European services. However, ESAS was only a business agreement, and when DNL threatened to leave to cooperation in 1950, it was agreed to merge the operations of the three airlines into a consolid...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33.
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