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​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.

Swedish Santa to welcome international visitors at Stockholm Arlanda

Swedish Santa to welcome international visitors at Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2014 10:40 GMT

Santa Claus, a Christmas tree and classic Christmas food – Stockholm Arlanda Airport is offering international visitors an authentic Swedish Christmas with everything this entails. Visitors will get a crash course in Swedish Christmas celebrations, and Santa will be on hand to talk about Swedish Christmas traditions.

Michael Kors opens at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Michael Kors opens at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2014 10:11 GMT

Fashion giant Michael Kors opens a store at Stockholm Arlanda Airport on December 1, 2014. The new handbag and accessories store is a next step towards providing an offering of international brands at the airport.

Swedavia Swedish Airports presents the world's first biogas-fueled snow sweeper

Swedavia Swedish Airports presents the world's first biogas-fueled snow sweeper

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2014 12:03 GMT

For the first time Swedish airports will be using climate-friendly biogas-fueled snow removal vehicles Swedavia will start testing the new biogas-powered machines this Winter season. Swedavia, which operates and develops Sweden's top ten airports, aims to achieve the goal of zero emissions of fossil carbon dioxide in its own operations during 2020.

SkyWall is the winner of Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge

SkyWall is the winner of Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2014 09:50 GMT

Swedavia is happy to announce SkyWall by French Red-architectes as the winner of the International Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge 2014.

Stockholm Arlanda Airport to offer foreign visitors a crash course in Swedish Midsummer traditions
Swedavia takes over remaining shares from Schiphol International in subsidiary ASDC

Swedavia takes over remaining shares from Schiphol International in subsidiary ASDC

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2014 11:00 GMT

As the passenger figures are expected to grow significantly at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Swedavia is now adjusting operations in various steps. One of the organisational changes now undertaken is that an agreement with Schiphol International BV has been reached for the remaining shares in the joint venture ASDC.

Arlanda´s visitors are welcomed with new images of Sweden

Arlanda´s visitors are welcomed with new images of Sweden

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2014 13:15 GMT

The photography contest Swedish Light has proven to be a success . The Swedish people have sent in over 3 000 photos and in very tough competition now twenty winners have been selected to present Sweden to international visitors in Terminal 5 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Thus, the photos are the first welcome to the more than 30 000 passengers who pass daily at Terminal 5.

Göteborg Landvetter Airport wins international prize

Göteborg Landvetter Airport wins international prize

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2014 08:00 GMT

Passengers at Göteborg Landvetter Airport think the quality at the airport has improved considerably in recent years – so much that the airport has now been awarded a prize by the industry trade association Airports Council International (ACI).

Historical investment plan to ensure Swedish air travel connections

Historical investment plan to ensure Swedish air travel connections

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2014 08:22 GMT

Swedavia has determined the direction of Stockholm Arlanda Airport’s continued development at a comprehensive level over the next 30 years. The development plan adopted entails measures to expand capacity, increase efficiency and heighten the experience for passengers at the airport. Fully implemented, the development plan includes SEK 13 billion in capital spending.

A holiday abroad increasingly important to Swedes

A holiday abroad increasingly important to Swedes

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2014 10:08 GMT

Swedes make decisions about the trip several months in advance. Many Swedes give higher priority to a holiday abroad than they did 5-10 years ago, and their experience at the airport is very important. In the future, they want food from all over the world, the option of resting in “sleep pods” and whisky tasting.These are the findings in the new survey, The Traveller, carried out by Swedavia.

Record number of passengers in 2013

Record number of passengers in 2013

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2014 11:08 GMT

Some 33.4 million passengers travelled to or from one of Swedavia’s ten airports in 2013. The number of passengers is thus 1.3 million more than the previous record, set in 2102. This trend is driven mainly by increased international travel, both in Europe and beyond.

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Swedavia arrange an international innovation challenge

Press Releases   •   Dec 23, 2013 11:00 GMT

Today Swedavia is launching an international innovation challenge, Swedavia Airport Innovation Challenge 2014. The purpose of the challenge is to create an innovative solution that reduce ground noise in the residential area of Bromma Kyrka, close to Bromma Stockholm Airport.

Gate and boarding time now in Swedavia´s airport app

Gate and boarding time now in Swedavia´s airport app

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2013 10:17 GMT

Swedavia has now updated the Swedavia Swedish Airports app with a range of services. Most requested are the gate and boarding information for departing flights. Other features will be the time of arrival of the luggage and a travel planner for public transportation to and from the airport. The app is now available for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 8.

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