Subjects: Tourism, travels
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for September 2021
In September, more than 1.4 million passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 61 per cent compared to September 2019, before the Covid pandemic. In September, the recovery in air travel stalled somewhat, but the easing of restrictions in Sweden and in many other countries at the end of the month now paves the way for increased travel.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for July 2021
In July, more than 1.4 million passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, which corresponds to a decrease of over 60 per cent compared to the same period before the pandemic, July 2019. However, the demand for flights continues to recover with more people being given the opportunity to travel as societies open up and vaccination programmes are rolled out.
New test centre for Covid-19 PCR and Antigen tests at Malmö Airport
As the world now slowly opens up, we see that more and more people want to travel again, and there is strong demand from passengers and airlines for the chance to take PCR and antibody tests and to have travel certificates issued at the airport.
Swedavia’s investment in sustainable aviation fuel continues – six partners included in this year’s procurement
For the second straight year, Swedavia has invited a number of companies and other organisations to take part in a coordinated tender for sustainable aviation fuel in an effort to reduce fossil carbon dioxide emissions from its own air travel for business purposes.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for May 2021
In May, 446,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s airports, a decrease of 88 per cent compared to May 2019, before the pandemic, when Swedavia had 3,636,000 passengers. Domestic traffic fared somewhat better than international traffic, but demand for flights continued to be strongly affected by the pandemic. Despite the uncertain situation, there are now rays of hope and early signs of a recovery.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for February 2021
During February, 271,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 90 per cent compared to February last year, when Swedavia had 2,631,000 passengers. The deterioration in the air travel market continued in February, with a weaker trend primarily in international travel.
Swedavia’s Year-End Report 2020: Historic loss due to pandemic – despite early, forceful measures
Swedavia’s Year-End Report for 2020 is dominated by the historic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on air travel and Swedavia’s own operations. Swedavia entered the crisis with a good financial position and carried out drastic measures, but is nonetheless reporting a pre-tax loss of almost 1.7 billion Swedish kronor. The pandemic has also dominated the start of 2021, with very low passenger levels.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for July 2020: Passenger volume down 87 per cent
During July, 486,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 87 per cent compared to 3.8 million passengers during the same month last year. The aviation market shows new signs of recovery, but the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have continued to have a strong negative impact on the demand for flights. As a result, the market outlook remains uncertain.
Seven quick questions about air cargo for Ylva Arvidsson, Head of Swedavia’s air cargo operations
Ylva Arvidsson, Swedavia’s Director of Cargo, believes there is pent-up demand for air cargo and that air cargo can play an important role in the recovery of the aviation industry and of the world’s economies.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for December and the full year 2019
In 2019 more than 40 million passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s airports, representing a 4 per cent decrease compared to the 2018 all-time high record of more than 42 million passengers. The decrease was primarily in domestic travel, while international travel overall decreased to a lesser extent. International traffic increased at a number Swedavia’s airports, notably at Göteborg Landvetter.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for May 2019
During the month of May, 3,636,000 passengers flew to or from one of Swedavia’s ten airports, which is a 5 per cent decrease compared to the same month last year. The international travel increased at several of the airports. Figures were adversely affected even this month by the pilot strike at the beginning of the month.
Swedavia’s passenger statistics for April 2019
During April, about 3,241,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports, which corresponds to a decrease of 7 per cent compared to the same month last year. A number of one-time factors had a negative impact on the air travel development, including industrial strike actions at the end of the month.
Swedavia’s passenger statistics for March 2019
In March, nearly 3,261,000 passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of six per cent compared to the same month last year. A number of one off factors impacted the development, such as calendar effects and weather issues.
Anna Strömwall new Airport Director at Göteborg Landvetter Airport
Swedavia has appointed Anna Strömwall as the new Airport Director of Göteborg Landvetter Airport and as a new member of Swedavia’s Group management team. Once confirmed by the Swedish Transport Agency, she will assume the position in February.
Swedavia’s passengers and employees donate millions of kronor to the Red Cross
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.