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Scandinavian Airlines New Airbus A350 to Feature GX Aviation Connectivity

July 02, 2019 / Annamarie Nyirady

A new fleet of Airbus A350s on order for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will feature Inmarsat’s GX Aviation in-flight connectivity technology when the first aircraft enters service in January 2020. The Scandinavian carrier has a total of eight A350s on order, the first of which will be delivered before the end of 2019 with GX Aviation pre-installed. Operating out of the SAS hub Copenhagen Airport, the airline’s first A350 will serve seven routes during its first year, including Chicago, Beijing, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and San Francisco. The first SAS Airbus A350 will be named the SE-RSA Ingegerd Viking. We will shorten the distance from Scandinavia to cultures and important markets by serving worldwide destinations in an efficient and comfortable way,"  said SAS Executive Vice President Commercial Karl Sandlund. "We look forward to welcoming our passengers on board this state-of the-art aircraft.