SAS is closing the prestigious route from Stockholm to Los Angeles and from 1 January, it will run from Copenhagen. SAS says the move will be an improvement as the route will operate daily instead of six days per week.
CEO of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Andreas Hatzigeorgiou has expressed disappointment and says it affects the pulling power and will lead to fewer jobs.
“The government needs to take the news seriously and act to really improve the conditions for aviation. Now as competition is toughening and the economy is slowing, action is needed to promote jobs and business,” he says.
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