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Northern Asia becomes more accessible with Star Alliance

9th September 2009 Print
Star Alliance, of which SAS Scandinavian Airlines is a founding member, has this month launched the new Circle North Asia Fare. For customers travelling with Scandinavian Airlines to Beijing or Tokyo, the new offering provides an easier travel solution when travelling across Northern Asia.

The new multi-carrier fare is valid on Air China, ANA, Asiana and Shanghai Airlines for flights between China, including Hong Kong and Macao, Japan and Korea. Travel on the circle fare needs to include all three countries, at least three stopovers and begin and end in the same country.

Reservations for the first international flight have to be made seven days prior to departure, while all subsequent flights can be booked last minute or changed without charge. Minimum stay on this circle fare is at least three days and with the maximum stay being two months.

Fare levels vary according to class of travel: First, Business or Economy and distance travelled: 4,800 or 6,600 miles. Tickets can be booked and issued through any Star Alliance member airline or travel agent. For more fare details and information, visit

SAS Scandinavian Airlines flies daily to Beijing and six times weekly to Tokyo from Copenhagen, connecting with Air China and ANA flights, respectively.

With its latest travel offering, Star Alliance now offers13 fare products: the Round-the-World Fare, Circle Asia Fare, Circle North Asia Fare, Circle Pacific Fare, Africa Airpass, Asia Airpass, China Airpass, Europe Airpass, Japan Airpass, Middle East Airpass, North America Airpass, South Pacific Airpass and Thailand Airpass.