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SAS Plus with Wideroe Flight selection Help - Seat selection and what to expect?

SAS Plus with Wideroe Flight selection Help - Seat selection and what to expect?

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Old Jul 17, 18, 5:56 am
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SAS Plus with Wideroe Flight selection Help - Seat selection and what to expect?

Hi there!

I'll have the amazing chance to travel around norway a bit this summer by joining a few friends. Sadly I have to leave them before they complete the trip to catch my LX F companion special flight to DXB from ARN (poor me right?).
The flight to ZRH is leaving at 19:35 in ARN towards ZRH on the 6th of September. Now I have found out that we'll be around Sogndal at that time so I have come up with two ideas on how to fly: Departure at 09:35 towards Oslo with one technical Stop with Wideroe and then on SAS towards ARN with arrival at 15:00 (6th Sep)
Departure 18:30 with Widero towards Bergen and then with SAS onwards to ARN arrival at 21:25 on 5th Sep, I'll get myself a room at the airport (Radisson Blue seems nice) and head to the loung early next morning or maybe even visit Stockholm.
I've booked the lather for now, but I can still change it: I'de love to hear your opinions!

I noticed that, even though I booked SAS Plus, I can't seem to assign myself a seat online, neither on Wideroe nor on flySAS.com, do I need to call?
And what is the experience like on Wideroe? I'm not expecting a five course meal of course but I'd like to be prepared (are there things I need to look out for?)

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Old Jul 17, 18, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by Nick Art View Post
Hi there!
I noticed that, even though I booked SAS Plus, I can't seem to assign myself a seat online, neither on Wideroe nor on flySAS.com, do I need to call?
Sorry if this comes across as rude, but surely you would save a lot of time to just pick up the phone and call them, rather than wait for someone here to tell you to do that?
They might even (on a good day) be able to tell you about the in-flight service too.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 7:31 am
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I noticed that, even though I booked SAS Plus, I can't seem to assign myself a seat online, neither on Wideroe nor on flySAS.com, do I need to call?
And what is the experience like on Wideroe? I'm not expecting a five course meal of course but I'd like to be prepared (are there things I need to look out for?)

Cheers!
Wideroe has free seating, no pre-reservation or select at checkin. Their version of the Plus product only includes the flex part of the ticket, not even water is included in the cabin service on Plus.
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Old Jul 17, 18, 8:44 am
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WF also has a chat agent, just click on the chat link on th eright side of this page: https://www.wideroe.no/kundeservice/kontaktoss
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Old Jul 18, 18, 7:42 am
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Sogndal-Oslo (via Ørsta) will be a short leg first (< 30 min) which can give you a spectacular view if weather is nice. Ørsta-Oslo is aprox 1 hr, parts of it with a nice view crossing the mountains. Stop in Ørsta is just pax off/on and sometimes fueling so rather short (10-15 min). Some pilots on Wideroe fly relatively low when weather is nice. Sogndal-Bergen is also less than 30 mins airborn.

As for seating - best view and lowest nice is in the back of the plane! Also have handbags in mind - will be "deliver at aircraft door" for larger items. https://www.wideroe.no/en/travel/baggage-essentials
Items for sale onboard, but no hot drinks as the small planes have no galley. https://www.wideroe.no/en/travel/in-flight-menu

If you think it is worth spending more time in the Dash8-100 than on a 7373 I would go for Wideroe to Oslo. Not very often one can fly a small prop-plane. I have myself flown WF from BGO-OSL via Sogndal and Sandane just for the sightseeing.
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