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					SAS Group settlement with Bombardier
Press Conference
March 10th 2008


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Very satisfying settlement

   More than SEK 1 billion in financial compensation from
   Bombardier and Goodrich
    –   Cash and credits

   New aircraft order
    –   Firm order of 13 CRJ 900 NextGen and Q400 14 NextGen
    –   Option for 24 aircraft (17 CRJ900 NextGen and 7 Q400 NextGen)

   Milestone in SAS Group’s fleet renewal
    –   Speedy delivery, starting autumn 2008 – 2011
    –   Rejuvenates regional network fleet
          –   Differentiated premium product for CPH feeder network
          – NextGeneration Q400s for Widerøe and airBaltic




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John Dueholm




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Bombardier Order Represents an Important Step in
the SAS Group’s Fleet Renewal


  Secures ”end game” to the Q400 replacement
   – First deliveries start autumn 2008, completed 2011
   – Reduce costly transition period

  Regional Jets upgrade CPH feeder network
   – Opportunity for growth
   – Premium Customer Experience

  Q400 NextGen ideal for airBaltic and Widerøe’s network
   – Short routes, short runways
   – Turboprop expertise
   – Customers and employee’s preference




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Production Platform

  CRJ900 best in class

  Profitability determines production platform

  Superior Passenger experience

  Best environmentally regional jet in the market




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Best in Class Operational Costs

                                                          5%               8%
 New Technology has enabled
 CRJ New Generation to further
 improve its costs advantage




                                  Aircraft Trip Cash
                                   Operating Costs
 8% lower Trip Costs than equal
 sized aircraft
 3% lower Trip Costs than the
 old general CRJ900
 Enviromentally friendly

                                                       CRJ900     CRJ900 New    Competitors
                                                                   Generation

                                                                80-90 seats


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Dash 8 Q400 NextGen

  Major improvements since Q400 was launched in 2000
   – SAS launch customer
   – Widerøe got 2nd generation and did not experience the same problems
   – Q400’s safety record at par with other aircraft

  Improved maintenance program after Q400 incidents

  Q400 NexGen improvements
   – Maintenance
   – Fuel Savings
   – Interior upgrade
   – Noise reduction




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Bilde av CRJ900 og Q400




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Appendix




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    Fleet Strategy:
    Flexible replacement plan Q400 and
    Fokker 50/B737 Classic (Base case, subject to change)
                    Number of aircraft Damage control    Interim      Long term
                                                                         CRJ900
                                                        Wet lease         10 firm
             SAS Danmark      16                        /MD87
                                       Wet lease/                       14 options
                                       Network
Q400         SAS Sverige      7        optimization/    B737-600       B737-600
                                       Reallocation
             Widerøe                                                  6 Q400 NG
                              4                         Wet lease
                                                                         3 options


                                                                      8 Q400 NG
Fokker 50/   airBaltic        8
                                                                         4 options
B737
classic                                                                3 CRJ 900
             Other airline    3                                          3 options

                                                                          27 firm
In total                     38                                        24 options
                                                                    +Purch. rights



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CRJ900 General Characteristics

 Standard 4-abreast 88 seat cabin at 31’’ pitch        Same Type Rating for family from 50-100 pax
 Forward and aft lavatories standard                   Environmentally friendly
 Flexible cabin service zones                          Range of 1,747 nm (3,235 km)
 Enhanced cabin comfort                                High speed cruise up to Mach 0.83
 80,000 cycle economic operational life                Best in class costs




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Superior Passanger Experience

  (cabin 360 in here)




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Regional Jets Constitute a Differentiated
Premium Product

Superior Passenger Experience                            Opportunity for increased
 –   Cabin Comfort
                                                         frequencies = growth
 –   Reduced passenger perceived noise
     level                                 +              –   New routes and;

 –   Faster and more efficient non stop                   –   Destinations to be evaluated
     service
                                                         Most environmentally friendly
Improved customer product on
                                                         choose in its size
regional routes and feeder traffic




                       Strengthened Product and Customer Offer



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Best in Class Operational Costs




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Environmentally friendly
Equal to 737-900

                                                Fuel
                                                burn/seat
    The CRJ family offers exceptionally
    low fuel consumption
                                                                   +35%
     –   Fuel per seat 0,031/ASK
     –   Equal to 737-900 and MD-90

    Continued flight testing and service
    experience, plus technical
    improvements are yielding lower
    fuel burn
    Best in class
     –   NextGen = 4% improvement                   Competitor    CRJ900          Older
                                                                               competitors
     –   GE engine
                                                                 80-90 seats




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Dash 8 Q400 NextGen




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Dash 8 Q400 NextGen

  68-78 passengers

  2522 km range

  667 km/h cruise speed




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Reduced noise level Dash 8 Q400 NextGen
New NVS System Greatly Reduces Noice & Vibration




                                                   Proven Technology in Noise and
                                                   Vibration Reduction
                                                   Light Weight Acoustic Package
                                                    –   Feutre made basic in 2006 further reduces nos
                                                        by 1.5 dB
                                                    –   Underfloor insulation
                                                    –   Passive Tune Vibration Absorbers
                                                    –   Acoustic curtain




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Cabin Comfort




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   Larger bins in Dash 8 Q400 NextGen
   - Roller bag compatable



                         Dash 8 Q400 current                          Dash 8 Q400 NextGen




                                    Roller Bag does not fit




               Bin effectiveness and accessibility are significantly improved,
               allowing up to 68% of passengers to stow an IATA standard roller bags*


* = IATA Standard Bag 55x40x25 cm




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