Scandinavian carrier SAS plans to place an order soon for widebody aircraft replacing its Airbus A340s and eventually its Airbus A330s. “The leases on the A340s start expiring in 2015 and we are working intensely to close a deal and announce our long-term fleet plans,” SAS president and CEO, Rickard Gustafson, told Aviation Week today in Taipei. He says the deal will include an interim step involving leased aircraft coming in 2014-15, adding that they are hoping “to find a clever ...

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