SAS 737-700. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. SAS Group announced Monday it will lease five new 737-800NGs from GECAS and signed an MOU to lease a further 12 737-700s from the same company as it phases out its remaining nine MD-80s and 11 737 Classics at its Stockholm and Oslo hubs, where it also operates 67 737NGs. SAS additionally said it will retire its 17 MD-80s at Copenhagen, replacing them with Airbus A320s. SAS already bases 12 A320s at COP. The replacement will begin in 2012 and is ...

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