1984 SAS receives Air Transport World's distinction "Airline of the Year" for 1983.
1986 Spanair is founded.
1989 SAS International Hotels owns 40% of Intercontinental Hotels Group. This stake sold in 1992.
1994 Focus on airline operations in the SAS Group - sale of a number of subsidiaries.
1996 SAS celebrates its 50th anniversary on August 1. Harmonization and name change of SAS parent company to SAS Danmark A/S, SAS Norge ASA and SAS Sverige AB.
1997 SAS is one of the founders of Star Alliance.
1998 Air Botnia becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the SAS Group.
1999 The SAS Group becomes a majority owner of Wider?e.
2001 A single SAS share is established. On July 6, SAS is listed on the stock exchanges in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo. Braathens is acquired by the SAS Group in December.
2002 Rezidor SAS Hospitality signed a master franchise agreement with Carlson Hotels Worldwide.
2003 Acquisition of 49% of the shares in Estonian Air.
2004 Incorporation of Scandinavian Airlines Sverige, SAS Braathens and Scandinavian Airlines Danmark.
2005 The SAS Group sells European Aeronautical Group to Navtech Inc. The SAS Group sells Jetpak Group to Polaris Private Equity and 67 % of SAS Component to Singapore Technologies Engineering. Furthermore Carlson Hotels acquires a 25 % stake in Rezidor SAS.