SAS among safest airlines in the world

Meanwhile, the airline is reducing its number of flights out of Copenhagen due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic 

Safer than most, but reaching fewer destinations now (photo: Pixabay)
January 11th, 2021 1:00 pm| by Christian W
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According to airline safety and product rating review website AirlineRatings.com, SAS is among the safest airlines to fly with in 2021.

SAS found itself in the top 20 and ranked ahead of the likes of Lufthansa, KLM and United.

“SAS Scandinavian Airlines fell back two spots to earn the number 16 ranking for 2021’s list, compared to the number 14 spot last year,” wrote AirlineRatings.

“An ongoing fleet renewal is seeing SAS adopt two new Airbus models, the A350-900XWB and A320neo, and pledge to cut back on emissions by powering all domestic Scandinavian flights with biofuel.”

Australian airline Qantas led the list, followed by Qatar Airways, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Emirates.

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Scaling back in CPH
In related news, SAS revealed that it will make some changes in terms of its flight frequency out of Copenhagen Airport.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions, the airline will reduce its number of flights from Copenhagen Airport to 22.

According to Check-in.dk, the airline only flies to 15 countries in Europe at the moment.

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