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SAS Considers Adding Electric Aircraft To Regional Fleet

By Dave Simpson

Scandinavian airline SAS said on Thursday 15 September it was considering adding an undisclosed number of 30-seat electric aircraft from Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace for shorter routes in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

Range

Heart's new electric aircraft ES-30 has a 200-kilometre range with the option to extend the range to as much as 800 kilometres by combining electricity and fuel and reducing the number of passengers, SAS said.

Expected Certification Year

The plane is expected to be certified for commercial flights by 2028, it added.

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