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Norwegian returning to Sweden and Stockholm Arlanda with three direct routes

Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) is back at Stockholm Arlanda after nearly a five-month pause during the pandemic. Over the Easter holidays, Norwegian quietly started operations, launching non-stop service to Alicante, Malaga and Oslo, all with two weekly departures.

The carrier plans to gradually increase the number of departures and resume more service in Sweden as demand increases and travel restrictions ease. Based on how the market develops in Sweden and elsewhere in the world and given new or changed restrictions or something else that affects people’s possibility to travel, there could be a need to adjust its route network again.

Norwegian was one of Swedavia’s biggest customers before the pandemic and one of the airlines that provided good access both domestically and internationally.

“Naturally, it is really good news that Norwegian, one of our biggest customers before the pandemic, has returned to Sweden and is providing service at our airport. This currently involves weekend service and three new routes from Stockholm Arlanda, but Norwegian plays an important part in the range of flights available at all of our airports,” says Elizabeth Axtelius, Director Aviation Business at Swedavia. “We look forward to them expanding their route network when the situation eases, and the world and our passengers are ready to travel again. We are cautiously optimistic about the summer, but there is great uncertainty at present about the market trend, with the vaccination rollout, pandemic and travel restrictions being critical to the recovery in Sweden and the rest of the world.”

The direct route Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) – Alicante International Airport (ALC) started up on April 2, and Norwegian will operate the route twice weekly on Fridays and Saturdays. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) also currently serves this route.

The direct route Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) – Málaga Airport (AGP) started up on April 3, and Norwegian will operate the route twice weekly on Saturdays and Sundays. SAS also currently serves this route.

The direct route Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) – Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL) started up on April 3, and Norwegian will operate the route twice weekly on Saturdays and Sundays. Air Leap and SAS also currently serve this route.

For more information about current service at Stockholm Arlanda: https://www.swedavia.se/arlanda.

Tickets are on sale. For more information about the airline: https://www.norwegian.com 

Swedavia complies with the advice and recommendations of relevant authorities related to Covid-19. In addition, we comply with international regulations for the aviation industry. For information about the measures Swedavia has implemented for safe travel, see for example: www.swedavia.com/arlanda/before-your-journey/.

For many years, Swedavia has carried out ambitious sustainability work. All ten of the company’s airports achieved their goal of zero emissions of fossil carbon dioxide from their own operations by the end of 2020.

Swedavia also works actively to promote the industry’s transition to biofuel and has the goal that five per cent of all fuel used to refuel aircraft at Swedish airports shall be fossil-free by 2025.

For further information, please contact Swedavia’s press office at tel.+46 (0)10-109 01 00 or press@swedavia.se.

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The Swedavia Group owns, operates and develops ten airports across Sweden. Our role is to create the access Sweden needs to facilitate travel, business and meetings. Safe, satisfied passengers are the foundation of Swedavia’s business. Swedavia is a world leader in developing airports with the least possible environmental impact. The Group had revenue of about 2.5 billion kronor in 2020 and has nearly 2,600 employees.

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