Two nonstop, round-trip flights between Stockholm and Austin have been added for SXSW 2018.
AUSTIN, Texas – Scandinavian Airlines SAS has announced two nonstop, round-trip flights between Stockholm, Sweden’s (ARN) Arlanda Airport and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) during SXSW. Scheduled on March 8 and 12, 2018, these flights will be operated using Airbus 330 aircraft with 262 total seats, equipped with 32 fully flat Business Class seats, 56 Plus Class seats and 174 Economy Class seats, enabling fans to fly nonstop to attend the SXSW festival.
This SAS service also offers an easy nonstop option for Central Texans to enjoy a Scandinavian getaway. Flights may be booked by calling 1-800-221-2350 or on www.flysas.com/en/us/ .
“The interest in attending from all the Scandinavian countries has made us aim to make it easier for our passengers to reach the festival. Many of our customers are innovative, creative and very keen on digitization, which is completely in line with what we are doing at SAS,” says Max Knagge, General Manager for SAS Americas.
The Stockholm departure on March 8 is at 9:20 a.m. and arrives in Austin at 1 p.m. same day. The March 8 Austin departure is at 3 p.m. and arrives at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport at 8:20 a.m. on March 9. The flight departing Stockholm at 1:50 p.m. on March 12 arrives in Austin at 6:40 p.m. The March 12 flight departs Austin at 8:40 p.m. and arrives in Stockholm at 1 p.m. the next day. All times are local.
Last year SXSW attracted 400,000+ attendees to Austin for its convergence of music, interactive, and film industries.
SAS provides service to about 120 destinations in Europe, the U.S. and Asia and is a member of the Star Alliance.
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Fly Austin on new nonstop international destinations including Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) during SXSW 2018, www.delta.com, London Gatwick, United Kingdom (LGW) on Norwegian Air, www.norwegian.com/us, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) via Vacation Express, www.vacationexpress.com, Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL) on Volaris, www.volaris.com, and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Welcome to Sun Country, a new carrier to Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport (MSP) at www.suncountry.com. New domestic nonstop destinations include Steamboat Springs (HDN) from ViaAir, www.flyviaair.com, Columbus (CMH) and Ontario (ONT), announced by Frontier, www.flyfrontier.com, Sacramento (SMF), Kansas City (MCI) and Panama City (ECP) on Southwest, www.southwest.com, Raleigh-Durham (RDU) on Delta, www.delta.com, and Indianapolis (IND), Pittsburgh (PIT), St. Petersburg (PIE), Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS), Cleveland (CLE) and Columbus Rickenbacker International (LCK) on Allegiant, www.allegiantair.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter, @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram, @AUSairport.