Press Releases

Halfway to doubling our size – and right on track

Feb 27, 2014 10:00 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS (Gardermoen, 27 February 2014) After breaking ground in 2011, construction of the new departures and arrivals hall, new railway station and new pier has reached the halfway mark. When the expansion project is completed in April 2017, the capacity of Oslo Airport will rise to 28 million passengers, compared with the current 23 million.

Feb 26, 2014 00:00 GMT VisitScotland Scottish snowsport centres hope to capitalise on Winter Olympics effect

Feb 25, 2014 15:31 GMT SkiStar AB Sales of off-piste safety equipment are booming but the knowledge and skills at using the gear do not always match the quality of the avalanche pack. In an effort to remedy this, Hemsedal Skisenter is now offering a free training arena for the use of avalanche search equipment.

Feb 22, 2014 09:00 GMT VistaBee It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to sample a whisky so rare and with so much history as Alasdair Day’s over 100 year old Tweeddale blend. When his great grandfather, Richard Day retired, the families whisky operation was wound down just before the 2nd world war.

The Great Escape - Have You Planned Yours?

Feb 04, 2014 11:16 GMT London Midland This half-term you can enjoy a mini Great Escape for £15 anywhere across the London Midland network.

Jan 23, 2014 00:00 GMT VisitScotland

New record year for Oslo Airport

Jan 13, 2014 12:35 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS In 2013, just under 23 million passengers travelled via Oslo Airport. This is 4.0 per cent or roughly 876,000 more than in 2012 and is the highest number of passengers ever to travel through Oslo Airport.

SkiStar AB: Full winter at Scandinavia’s prime ski resorts

Dec 20, 2013 13:41 GMT SkiStar AB At all the SkiStar destinations Åre, Hemsedal, Trysil, Sälen and Vemdalen skiing is in full swing and the season’s news together with the introduction of the children’s concept Valle are ready to greet the first major arrival of guests during Christmas. The next two weekends will also see the official openings of the three new chairlifts in Åre, also adding another 13 hectares to the ski area.

Please pack your Christmas gifts in checked baggage

Dec 16, 2013 07:00 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS With thousands of people taking to the skies this Christmas, the security checkers at Oslo Airport have only one wish: Pack all your wrapped Christmas gifts in checked baggage!

Busiest in Scandinavia in November

Dec 13, 2013 13:34 GMT Oslo Lufthavn AS With 1 811 117 passengers, Oslo Airport was the busiest airport in Scandinavia in November. Passenger volume was up 1.3% compared with November 2012.