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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New parking facility close to terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

New parking facility close to terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2018 08:30 GMT

Stockholm Arlanda Airport has increased the number of parking spaces located close to Terminal 5. There are now more than 18,000 parking spaces at Stockholm Arlanda.

New record – 26 million passengers at Arlanda

New record – 26 million passengers at Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2017 09:30 GMT

This week, Stockholm Arlanda Airport reached 26,000,000 passengers, which is the new record at the airport. This is an increase of 8 percent, 1.9 million passengers, compared to the same period in 2016. The record was noted by Chief of Passenger Services Anna Ericsson who met the record passenger before the departure at Arlanda.

Swedavia secures financing by Nordic Investment Bank

Swedavia secures financing by Nordic Investment Bank

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2017 12:02 GMT

Swedavia and the Nordic Investment Bank have signed a loan agreement of SEK 2 billion (EUR 201 million) for the construction of a new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

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Changes in Swedavia’s Group management

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 13:05 GMT

Peder Grunditz is to become the new Airport Director at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Mr Grunditz has worked most recently as Airport Director at Bromma Stockholm Airport and was also Director of Swedavia’s Regional Airports unit. He will assume the position on March 1, 2018.

SunExpress now expanding with new route from Stockholm Arlanda

SunExpress now expanding with new route from Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2017 14:38 GMT

The range of new destinations from Stockholm Arlanda Airport continues to expand. With the summer schedule 2018, SunExpress will launch a new non-stop destination to the Turkish city of Konya. In addition to the new destination, SunExpress continues with its current routes to the Mediterranean cities Antalya and Izmir from Stockholm.

Swedavia to sell future major hotel property at Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Wenaasgruppen and O.G. Ottersland

Swedavia to sell future major hotel property at Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Wenaasgruppen and O.G. Ottersland

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 08:00 GMT

Swedavia is selling the property now under construction at Stockholm Arlanda Airport that will be a major hotel at the airport. The hotel, to be completed in late 2019, is located immediately adjacent to Sky City. It will comprise 503 rooms as well as bars and restaurants spread over 20,000 square metres and 14 storeys, making it the largest airport hotel in the Nordic countries.

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Passenger increase at Swedavia’s airports in November

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2017 07:25 GMT

In November, 3,300,000 passengers flew to or from one of Swedavia’s ten airports in Sweden – a three per cent increase compared to November 2016. International traffic was up four per cent to 2,000,000 passengers. Domestic traffic was up one per cent compared to the same period last year to 1,260,000 passengers.

EasyJet launches service to Berlin from Stockholm Arlanda

EasyJet launches service to Berlin from Stockholm Arlanda

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2017 11:08 GMT

On March 1, 2018, the European carrier easyJet will start flying non-stop to Berlin Tegel International Airport from Sweden’s largest airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The popularity of Berlin as a destination has grown tremendously in recent years, with travellers now offered two daily departures from Stockholm Arlanda.

Qatar Airways celebrates ten years at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Qatar Airways celebrates ten years at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 17:30 GMT

Ten years ago today, on November 27, Qatar Airways landed for the first time on Swedish soil, thus establishing its presence in the Nordic market. Since it launched service, the company has flown some 668,000 passengers from Stockholm Arlanda. The carrier’s ten-year anniversary will be celebrated today with a number of surprises around the airport.

More passengers at Swedavia’s airports

More passengers at Swedavia’s airports

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2017 11:48 GMT

In October, around 3,700,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports – a five per cent increase compared to October 2016. International travel was up seven per cent, to 2,400,000 passengers. Domestic travel was up two per cent compared to last year, to 1,300,000 passengers.