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Swedavia taking measures to ensure its competitiveness and meet changed market conditions

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2019 08:14 GMT

Swedavia is laying off 125 employees as a result of an ongoing change and efficiency programme. The measures are aimed at ensuring Swedavia’s cost-effectiveness and long-term competitiveness.

New direct route from Malmö to the beautiful weekend destination of Ohrid, Macedonia

New direct route from Malmö to the beautiful weekend destination of Ohrid, Macedonia

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 12:00 GMT

The carrier Wizz Air is launching its latest direct route, which will operate twice weekly between Malmö Airport and the city of Ohrid, with its lovely lakeside location, in the Republic of Macedonia. The new air link will debut on March 18, 2019, and then operate on Mondays and Fridays with an Airbus A320.

Passenger statistics for December and full-year 2018

Passenger statistics for December and full-year 2018

Press Releases   •   Jan 09, 2019 08:30 GMT

More than 42 million passengers flew to or from one of Swedavia’s ten airports in 2018, representing a minor increase in passenger numbers compared to 2017. The number of international passengers increased with nearly 2 per cent, while the number of domestic passengers decreased with nearly 3 per cent. For December passenger traffic decreased nearly 2 per cent compared the same period last year.

Biofuel used for refuelling at five Swedavia airports

Biofuel used for refuelling at five Swedavia airports

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 08:00 GMT

Starting 19 December bio aviation fuel will be used for a couple of days at Swedish airports Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Göteborg Landvetter Airport, Bromma Stockholm Airport, Visby Airport and Luleå Airport. Swedavia is one of only a few companies in the world that have been supplied with aviation biofuel during 2018.

Swea chatbot launched at Swedavia’s airports

Swea chatbot launched at Swedavia’s airports

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2018 05:55 GMT

It will soon be Christmas, one of the most hectic travel periods at Swedavia. To make things easier for all travellers before their journey and at the airport, Swedavia is now launching the AI-based chatbot Swea, the first to make an appearance at any Nordic airport. Swea is available around the clock to answer questions about your flight and services available at the airport.

Qatar Airways new direct route inaugurated at Göteborg Landvetter Airport

Qatar Airways new direct route inaugurated at Göteborg Landvetter Airport

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 17:13 GMT

The five-star carrier Qatar Airways, which was named the top airline in the world in 2017, has now inaugurated their direct route between Doha and Göteborg Landvetter Airport. The non-stop service is operated five times a week with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Through Doha, leisure and business travellers in western Sweden will be able to continue on to the carrier’s 160 destinations worldwide.

Passenger statistics for November 2018

Passenger statistics for November 2018

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2018 14:00 GMT

In November, 3,243,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of nearly two per cent compared to the same month last year. During the period January-November, there were a total of 39,051,000 passengers, the same level as last year.

Swedavia signs security service agreement with Securitas for Göteborg Landvetter Airport

Swedavia signs security service agreement with Securitas for Göteborg Landvetter Airport

News   •   Dec 04, 2018 13:45 GMT

Swedevia has signed an agreement with Securitas in providing security services at Göteborg Landvetter Airport starting 1 May 2019. Göteborg Landvetter Airport is Sweden’s second largest airport, with about seven million passengers a year.

Swedavia publishes its passenger statistics for October 2018

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 14:05 GMT

A total of 3,702,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports in October, a decrease of about 1 per cent compared to the same month last year. However, during the period January-October, passenger volume increased somewhat in comparison to 35,808,000 passengers.

New Airport VIP Service inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

New Airport VIP Service inaugurated at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2018 10:33 GMT

Stockholm Arlanda Airport will be developed into the leading airport in Scandinavia. Investments of 15 billion Swedish kronor are planned through 2025. As part of this work, Airport VIP Service’s new premises – with 2,000 square metres of floor space and a Nordic-inspired decor designed by the architecture firm Tengbom – were inaugurated today.

Swedavia and Norwegian Reward form partnership to provide airport parking benefits

Swedavia and Norwegian Reward form partnership to provide airport parking benefits

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 10:03 GMT

In partnership with Norwegian Air Shuttle, Swedavia continues to develop its range of parking products for members of the airline’s Norwegian Reward customer loyalty programme. These parking benefits are currently available at five of Swedavia’s airports. Åre Östersund Airport, from which Norwegian will launch service to Stockholm in December, will soon be the sixth.

New direct route to Krabi from Stockholm Arlanda with Norwegian inaugurated

New direct route to Krabi from Stockholm Arlanda with Norwegian inaugurated

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2018 16:32 GMT

This winter, Swedes will be able to fly non-stop to another long-haul destination in Thailand. Today Norwegian started their direct service to the popular holiday destination of Krabi with two weekly departures from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

​​New direct route to Orlando with Norwegian from Stockholm Arlanda

​​New direct route to Orlando with Norwegian from Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 17:04 GMT

Air traffic between Stockholm and the US has increased nearly 80 per cent in the past four years. Now Norwegian Air Shuttle is launching non-stop service from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Orlando, Florida. The new long-haul route will operate twice weekly.

Inauguration for daily non-stop service to Moscow from Göteborg Landvetter with Aeroflot

Inauguration for daily non-stop service to Moscow from Göteborg Landvetter with Aeroflot

Press Releases   •   Oct 29, 2018 07:04 GMT

Last night, Aeroflot inaugurated their daily non-stop service to Moscow from Göteborg Landvetter Airport. It is the first direct route that the Russian carrier is opening at a regional airport in Scandinavia. Including the Russian capital, Göteborg Landvetter will now offer service to nearly 100 destinations.

Continued development towards the climate-smart airports of the future

Continued development towards the climate-smart airports of the future

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2018 15:10 GMT

Passenger volume at Swedavia’s airports increased somewhat during the period January-September, but the third quarter saw a continued deceleration in traffic growth. For the nine-month period overall, Swedavia reported an operating profit of 666 million Swedish kronor. The results were presented in Swedavia’s interim report, which was published on Friday.

Göteborg Landvetter gets new non-stop service to Antalya with SunExpress

Göteborg Landvetter gets new non-stop service to Antalya with SunExpress

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2018 05:00 GMT

The range of new destinations on offer from Göteborg Landvetter Airport continues to expand. For the summer 2019 timetable, SunExpress will launch its first direct route from Göteborg Landvetter to the Turkish holiday destination of Antalya. Travel to Turkey has seen sharp growth over the past year.

easyJet celebrates ten years at Stockholm Arlanda

easyJet celebrates ten years at Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 09:02 GMT

Today marks the 10 years anniversary for easyJet at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The first destination out of Stockholm was Geneva where the service started on this day in October 2008. Today the European carrier operates six routes: London Luton, Berlin, Bristol, Basel, Milan and Geneva. During the last three years there has been a strong easyJet expansion at Stockholm Arlanda.

Fly non-stop between Stuttgart and Göteborg Landvetter with Laudamotion

Fly non-stop between Stuttgart and Göteborg Landvetter with Laudamotion

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 13:34 GMT

Starting in April 2019, the airline Laudamotion will fly between Stuttgart and Göteborg Landvetter Airport with two weekly departures. It is the first direct route that the Austrian carrier is launching from an airport in Sweden. The link between western Sweden and Stuttgart is important for the automotive industry but is also significant for the growing tourism traffic from Germany.

Swedavia appoints Robert Pletzin as new Head of Press

Swedavia appoints Robert Pletzin as new Head of Press

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 06:09 GMT

Swedavia appoints Robert Pletzin as its new Head of Press as of today, with the responsibility for media relations at Swedavias ten Swedish airports, including Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Non-stop service with Ryanair to Dublin from Gothenburg

Non-stop service with Ryanair to Dublin from Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 10:59 GMT

Ryanair’s strong growth at Göteborg Landvetter Airport continues. The airline is launching its fourth new addition to the timetable, a direct route to Dublin starting with the 2019 summer season. Flights will depart for the capital of the green island of Ireland twice weekly.