SAS Scandinavian Airlines' credit rating was downgraded yesterday from B1 to B2 for the company's Senior Implied Rating by Moody's Investor's Service. The downgrade is mainly a result of the present overcapacity in the Scandinavian aviation market. Moody's acknowledged that SAS Group has reduced costs successfully through Turnaround 2005 and that yields have stabilized in recent months, but it expects continued yield pressure in the short term. It also has a positive view on SAS Group's ...

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