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Passenger increase at Swedavia’s airports in March

Passenger increase at Swedavia’s airports in March

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2018 13:00 GMT

The number of passengers who flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports in March 2018 totalled 3,470,000, which is an increase of about 3 per cent compared to the same period in 2017. International passenger volume was up 9 per cent to 2,259,000, while domestic passenger volume fell 6 per cent to 1,210,000.

New route to Saint Petersburg from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

New route to Saint Petersburg from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2018 12:05 GMT

In time for summer’s FIFA World Cup held in Saint Petersburg, S7 Airlines announces a new route from Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting June 10. Direct flights will be carried out on Wednesdays and Sundays, until end of September 2018.

Delegation from Singapore at Stockholm Arlanda to learn about bio aviation fuel

Delegation from Singapore at Stockholm Arlanda to learn about bio aviation fuel

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2018 14:41 GMT

Swedavia is a world leader in developing climate-smart airports and has won international recognition for its investment in bio aviation fuel. Now a delegation with representatives from organisations such as Singapore Airlines, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport have visited Swedavia to learn more about the airport’s work to reduce its climate impact.

New direct route between Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Prague with Norwegian

New direct route between Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Prague with Norwegian

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 10:50 GMT

Norwegian Air Shuttle’s expansion continues. In late April, Norwegian will launch non-stop service to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, from Göteborg Landvetter Airport. Travellers from western Sweden will be able to fly twice a week with a short travel time to this Central European weekend gem.

Passenger increase at Swedavia’s airports in February

Passenger increase at Swedavia’s airports in February

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2018 08:00 GMT

The number of passengers who flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports in February 2018 was 2,895,000, which is an increase of about 1 per cent compared to the same period last year. The number of international passengers rose 4 per cent to 1,841,000, while the number of domestic passengers fell 3 per cent to 1,054,000.

Wizz Air to launch new route to Vienna from Malmö Airport

Wizz Air to launch new route to Vienna from Malmö Airport

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2018 14:02 GMT

The Hungarian carrier Wizz Air continues to expand its service from Malmö Airport. Next year a new route to Vienna, the capital of Austria, will be launched. The maiden flight is planned for March 22, 2019, and there will be four weekly flights between the two cities.

New direct route to Shanghai with China Eastern from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

New direct route to Shanghai with China Eastern from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2018 11:00 GMT

The number of long-haul flights from Stockholm Arlanda Airport continues to grow as China Eastern launches the first direct route between Stockholm and Shanghai on June 16 this summer. There is high demand for non-stop service to and from China, both among business and leisure travellers. The route will make it easier to continue on to other destinations in Asia from China Eastern’s Shanghai hub.

SAS to launch non-stop service to Rhodes from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

SAS to launch non-stop service to Rhodes from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2018 10:06 GMT

Just in time for summer, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is launching another direct route to Greece, now to the island of Rhodes. Located in the far south of the Aegean Sea, Rhodes offers natural beauty with its mountainous and green landscape, citrus groves and olive trees. Departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer.

Swedavia’s passengers and employees donate millions of kronor to the Red Cross

Swedavia’s passengers and employees donate millions of kronor to the Red Cross

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2018 09:21 GMT

In 2017, passengers and employees at Swedavia’s airports donated 3.6 million Swedish kronor to Red Cross operations. The donation was marked with a ceremony on Tuesday, February 27, featuring Swedavia’s chief executive, Jonas Abrahamsson, and the president of the Swedish Red Cross, Margareta Wahlström, at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Swedavia continues to develop and simplify travel

Swedavia continues to develop and simplify travel

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 09:08 GMT

Swedavia continues to develop self-service solutions to make air travel at Swedavia’s airports smoother. Automated entry gates at the security checkpoints are now being introduced across Sweden.

Continued strong passenger growth produces record year

Continued strong passenger growth produces record year

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 16:00 GMT

The number of passengers who flew to or from Swedavia’s airports increased six per cent in 2017 to 41.9 million passengers. The company’s focus remains on investments to enhance capacity and on sustainable work to meet the increased demand for air capacity.

New route between Malmö and Helsinki with Braathens Regional Airlines

New route between Malmö and Helsinki with Braathens Regional Airlines

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 07:00 GMT

​In partnership with Finnair, Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) is now launching non-stop service between Malmö Airport and Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Flights depart every day of the week except Saturdays. The first flight will take off on April 16, 2018.

Swedavia nominated for Digital PR Award

Swedavia nominated for Digital PR Award

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2018 14:21 GMT

The nominations for the Digital PR Awards 2017 were announced today by Mynewsdesk, the world's leading all-in-one brand newsroom and multimedia PR platform. Swedavia is pleased to be nominated in the Transport category.

Passenger record for Swedavia’s airports in January

Passenger record for Swedavia’s airports in January

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 07:30 GMT

More than 2,900,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s airports in January 2018, which is a 2 per cent increase compared to the same month in 2017. International passenger volume was up more than 3 per cent to over 1,900,000 passengers. Domestic passenger volume was essentially on the same level as in 2017, at 1,006,000 passengers.

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Johan Bill to head Swedavia’s new Major Projects unit

Press Releases   •   Feb 07, 2018 13:30 GMT

Swedavia has hired Johan Bill to be the director of its new organisation called Major Projects.

Internship programme at Swedavia leads to job faster

Internship programme at Swedavia leads to job faster

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 13:00 GMT

It currently takes five to ten years for a university graduate recently arrived in Sweden to get a job in the country. The internship programme Jobbsprånget, run by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, has developed in a short time into a much faster means for this group to find a position in the labour market. Swedavia participates actively in this programme.

New regulations for flying drones

New regulations for flying drones

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 07:00 GMT

On February 1, 2018, the Swedish Transport Agency’s new regulations for flying drones went into effect. The regulations now also cover users who operate them privately.

easyJet launches a new route to Berlin from Göteborg Landvetter

easyJet launches a new route to Berlin from Göteborg Landvetter

Press Releases   •   Jan 30, 2018 09:15 GMT

On August, 5, 2018, the European carrier easyJet will start flying non-stop to Berlin Tegel International Airport from Sweden’s second largest airport, Göteborg Landvetter Airport. The popularity of Berlin as a destination has grown tremendously in recent years, with travellers now offered a daily departure from Göteborg Landvetter.

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Swedavia to increase size of its medium-term note programme

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2018 16:00 GMT

Swedavia has received approval from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority to expand the size of its medium-term notes (MTN) programme, which was established in 2012. The size of the programme will be increased from SEK 5 billion to SEK 15 billion.

Premiere for non-stop service with Blue Air to Turin from Stockholm Arlanda

Premiere for non-stop service with Blue Air to Turin from Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2018 05:16 GMT

Blue Air is now starting the new direct route to Turin from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The service is operated twice a week until October 2018. It will be smooth travel for passengers going to Italian ski resorts such as Cervinia, Champoluc and Sestriere as well as the French resorts of Serre Chevalier and La Grave.