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SAS is proud to be the Official Airline for 21st Nordic Congress of Gerontology and welcomes you to Copenhagen.
As Official Airline we offer you 10% conference and event discount on our published fares*. Simply log in with the designated event code DK1223 at SAS Conference and Event booking engineand book your flight on SAS, Blue1 and Widerøe.
*except 2% on our lowest Economy fares
When flying with SAS, you will naturally earn EuroBonus points on your journey, or with one of the Star Alliance airlines frequent flyer programs.
For more information visit flysas.com/delegates
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Carbon Offset your air travel to the Event
SAS offers all participants to voluntarily offset their CO2 emission. www.flysas.com/emissioncalculator
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