New SAS Cargo route between Sweden and Los Angeles

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SAS Cargo has launched a new direct route with cargo capacity between Stockholm and Los Angeles with daily flights full year, starting 14 March 2016.

The carrier says this new route will strengthen SAS Cargo’s offer for fast deliveries between Scandinavia and the US West Coast. It will mainly be serviced by an Airbus A330, which will provide up to 16 tonnes cargo capacity.

This is the fifth SAS direct route between Scandinavia and USA with widebody aircraft. SAS Cargo offers trucking connections from hubs to a large number of US cities. Within the Nordic region there are also a number of scheduled SAS Cargo trucks to and from Stockholm.

The flights departure from Stockholm Arlanda Airport daily at 09.50h and arrive at Los Angeles 13.15h local time. They departure from Los Angeles daily at 15.15 local time and arrive at Arlanda 10.10 local time.

SAS Cargo offers 24/7 booking via sascargo.com with complete capacity, rate, other charge overview and instant confirmation.

SAS Cargo president and chief executive officer, Leif Rasmussen says: “We are very excited to start our freight operation ARN-LAX-ARN as many of the California ́s largest industrial companies are located in the greater Los Angeles area. The area is a leading high-technology center for the nation in entertainment, electronics, biomedical, computers, and aerospace industries.

“More than 400 freight forwarders and over 100 customs house brokers are located in the Los Angeles area to expedite air cargo. We therefore see great opportunities for freight to and from Scandinavia.”