As part of its Core streamlining plan, SAS is cutting six routes flying out of Copenhagen airport over the next five months. First destination to go is Kangerlussuaq in Greenland with immediate effect, while flights will no longer operate to Tampere in Finland after 1 April. The SAS Copenhagen-Seattle service will end on 31 July and flights to Alicante, Malaga and Delhi will be discontinued after the summer. SAS is to downsize its network by around 40 per cent as part of its recently announced survival strategy which also includes reducing cargo operations, outsourcing maintenance and ground service, cutting staff and divesting non-core companies.

Scandinavian Airlines System is based in Stockholm and is the flagship carrier for Sweden, Denmark and Norway.