Airlines from all around the world are canceling flights to China as authorities there seek to contain the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus. After evaluating the situation in China regarding the Coronavirus, SAS has decided to suspend all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing, as from tomorrow Friday 31st January, until February 9th.
SAS will also close sales for all flights to and from Shanghai and Beijing until February 29th. SAS will operate the scheduled flights outbound from Copenhagen to Shanghai and Beijing today including homebound flights from Shanghai and Beijing to Copenhagen.
Hong Kong will be serviced as scheduled, and SAS will continue to monitor the situation in constant dialogue with authorities regarding information about the situation.
Refunds and rebooking possibilities are offered for affected passengers.
Passengers holding a ticket issued on or before 28th January for a flight to and from Shanghai and Beijing between 10th February and 29th February, also have the possibility to rebook once free of charge to a flight on the original route or to cancel the trip.
Customers travelling to, from or via Hong Kong may voluntary change their reservation or request a refund.
SAS offers a total of 12 regular weekly connections from to Shanghai and Beijing.
SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, carries more than 30 million passengers annually to, from and within Scandinavia. The airline connects three main hubs – Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm – with 125 destinations in Europe, the US and Asia.
British Airways, KLM, SAS, Air France, Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines, Air Mauritius, Air Asia, Cathay Pacific, Air India, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, and Finnair have canceled all or selected flights they are operating to China.