SAS and Singapore Airlines have announced a joint venture agreement on flights between Scandinavia and Singapore from February 1, 2013. "We are very pleased that we are now able to take the next step in our co-operation together with Singapore Airlines. We look forward to offer our customers more and better options to reach parts of Asia and Australia/New Zealand from all of Scandinavia," said Joakim Landholm, EVP, commercial at SAS. Star Alliance partner Singapore Airlines currently flies between Copenhagen and Singapore three times a week. From March 31, 2013, flights will increase to five a week and may be expanded with additional flights and destinations in Scandinavia. SAS and Singapore Airlines have been codesharing since December 2010 on a number of flights in Asia and Northern Europe.