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Jonas Abrahamsson appointed CEO of Swedavia

Jonas Abrahamsson appointed CEO of Swedavia

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2016 17:00 GMT

Jonas Abrahamsson has been appointed new President and CEO of Swedavia. At his admission, Jonas Abrahamsson will leave his current position as CEO at E.ON in Sweden and Nordics.

Swedavia signs agreement with supplier for renewable aviation fuel

Swedavia signs agreement with supplier for renewable aviation fuel

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2016 07:30 GMT

Swedavia is now taking further steps in its vision for fossil-free domestic air travel in Sweden. Fly Green Fund has been delegated the task of delivering renewable aviation fuel to Swedavia’s airports, the equivalent of the company’s employee business travel. The venture is worth SEK 10 M a year, leading to reductions in fossil carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 1,400 tonnes every year.

“Makeupista” for fashionistas makes world debut at Stockholm Arlanda

“Makeupista” for fashionistas makes world debut at Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2016 07:54 GMT

Makeupista is something for all makeup lovers, who can find inspiration and be the first to have the latest in makeup from Maybelline, L’Oréal and Essie in a unique shop concept that is making its world debut at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

New capital route from Stockholm Arlanda: Nonstop flights to Beirut, Lebanon
New direct route from Stockholm to Bucharest

New direct route from Stockholm to Bucharest

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2016 11:50 GMT

The Romanian carrier Blue Air is now launching non-stop service to the weekend destination of Bucharest from Stockholm. There will be two weekly departures for leisure and business travellers flying to the Romanian capital. The air link is a result of the increasing demand in flights to Bucharest as a weekend destination.

Stockholm Arlanda welcomes Pontus in the Air

Stockholm Arlanda welcomes Pontus in the Air

Press Releases   •   May 03, 2016 08:00 GMT

​The restaurateur and businessman Pontus Frithiof’s new restaurant, Pontus in the Air, is now opening in Terminal 5 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Along with the high quality of food and beverages and fast service, passengers will be able to place an order on their way to the airport via an app and then quickly and conveniently pick up the food to take on board their flight.

Swedavia now introducing financial aid for airlines that use renewable aviation fuel

Swedavia now introducing financial aid for airlines that use renewable aviation fuel

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2016 09:00 GMT

Swedavia is today launching an incentive programme for airlines that invest in renewable fuel. Through the programme, airlines can get financial aid to fund the additional cost that the purchase of renewable aviation fuel entails today.

​​New record for air traffic from Stockholm to the US

​​New record for air traffic from Stockholm to the US

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 13:07 GMT

In three years, the number of passengers flying between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and the United States has grown by almost 60 per cent to more than one million passengers a year. As a result, traffic to the US has increased twice as fast as other international traffic from Arlanda. Now it will grow even further, as SAS today launches its new direct route from Stockholm to Los Angeles.

Swedavia and CAH establish Sister Airport Relationship

Swedavia and CAH establish Sister Airport Relationship

Press Releases   •   Feb 29, 2016 10:21 GMT

The Swedish airport operator Swedavia and Capital Airports Holding Company (CAH), the largest airport operator in China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Establishment of A Sister Airport Relationship in Beijing on 24th February 2016. The MOU establishes a collaboration between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and the biggest airport in Asia, Beijing Capital International Airport.

Stockholm Arlanda the first heart-safe airport in the Nordic countries

Stockholm Arlanda the first heart-safe airport in the Nordic countries

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2016 07:35 GMT

Stockholm Arlanda Airport has now installed 31 defibrillators and trained its staff in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). As a result, Stockholm Arlanda is the first Nordic airport to become a eart-safe Heart-Safe Zone. “Our aim is to be on the scene with a defibrillator within three minutes of being alerted that someone is in cardiac arrest.”

Swedavia first in the world to have green flights for all its official business travel

Swedavia first in the world to have green flights for all its official business travel

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2015 09:00 GMT

Beginning in 2016, all flights for official business purposes at Swedavia will be powered by renewable aviation fuel.

New non-stop route Stockholm – Los Angeles announced today

New non-stop route Stockholm – Los Angeles announced today

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2015 15:15 GMT

Today SAS announced one more long distance service from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Beginning on March 14, SAS will start flying non-stop between Stockholm and Los Angeles. The announcement means that Stockholm Arlanda Airport has received thirteen new intercontinental routes since 2013.

Stockholm Arlanda Airport selected for US preclearance

Stockholm Arlanda Airport selected for US preclearance

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2015 19:36 GMT

Stockholm Arlanda Airport has been selected, as one of ten airports in the world, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (US CBP) to introduce so-called US preclearance. The announcement means that concrete discussions between Sweden and US CBP will begin in order to ease connections between Sweden and the United States.

​Swedish airports install gaming consoles for Red Cross charity donations

​Swedish airports install gaming consoles for Red Cross charity donations

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2015 13:09 GMT

Ms. Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Galaga – people visiting Sweden can now play some of the most celebrated and cult-declared arcade games while at the same time make use of their left-over travel coins, as they get donated to the Swedish Red Cross.

Connect Sweden launches ambassador series with The Local

Connect Sweden launches ambassador series with The Local

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2015 08:03 GMT

Connect Sweden, a collaborative effort to strengthen Sweden’s international air links, is collaborating with The Local, Sweden’s largest English-language news channel, to put further emphasis on the importance of international connectivity.

A FROZEN TALE – a Skokloster Castle saga at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

A FROZEN TALE – a Skokloster Castle saga at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2015 10:49 GMT

Now all travelers in Terminal 5 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport can enjoy an art experience inspired by the Swedish winter and the Baroque period. Alexia Sinclair, the Australian photographer behind this series of photos, gives life to the interiors in Skokloster Castle through her photo exhibition "A Frozen Tale."

Swedavia joins the Fly Green Fund

Swedavia joins the Fly Green Fund

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2015 08:18 GMT

The Swedish airport operator Swedavia increases its commitment to decrease fossil CO2 emissions and its work for an aviation industry with decreased environmental impact. Swedavia will now be the first airport operator in the Nordic countries to join the Fly Green Fund.

US preclearance at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

US preclearance at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2015 10:14 GMT

Stockholm Arlanda Airport could now become the first airport in Scandinavia to introduce what is known as US preclearance. US preclearance means that US immigration and customs inspection is carried out when a passenger departs from Stockholm instead of upon arrival in the US. The benefits include a smoother arrival in the US and the potential to attract new non-stop routes to the US.

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Approach to Göteborg City Airport adopted

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2015 12:36 GMT

In-depth analyses of the runway system at Göteborg City Airport indicate that extensive measures are needed for the long-term development of the airport. As a result, Swedavia has decided to acquire the remaining shares in the company that operates the airport and has adopted an approach to the gradual winding down of operations at Göteborg City Airport.

Stockholm - Hong Kong non-stop route announced today

Stockholm - Hong Kong non-stop route announced today

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2014 13:01 GMT

SAS announced today they will start flying non-stop between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Hong Kong. The direct route between the two destinations will offer more possibilities for travelers to and from Asia.

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