Finnair to make major investment in Sweden with intercontinental service from Stockholm Arlanda – increased access to Asia and US
The Finnish carrier Finnair sees international opportunities in the Swedish market and is setting up a new base at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. At the same time, it is launching three new long-haul routes for the winter season, to Bangkok, Phuket and Miami.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for June 2021
The aviation market is still dominated by the pandemic but at the same time shows new signs of a recovery, with the number of passengers in June reaching the highest level for a single month since March 2020.
Transavia France to expand at Stockholm Arlanda with new direct route to Paris
The French low-cost carrier Transavia France is growing at Stockholm Arlanda and is expanding its range of destinations to France from the Swedish market, this time with service to the country’s capital, Paris.
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.
Eurowings to expand further in Sweden and set up operations in north Sweden – new direct routes to Stuttgart from Kiruna and Luleå
The German low-cost carrier Eurowings sees even more opportunities in the Swedish market and for the first time is expanding its range of destinations to include northern Sweden, with a new route to both Stuttgart from Kiruna and Luleå.
easyJet to expand in Sweden and invest further at Stockholm Arlanda – adds two new routes to Mallorca and Málaga
The British low-cost carrier easyJet sees more opportunities in the Swedish market and is expanding its range of destinations on offer from Stockholm Arlanda Airport with two new connections to Palma de Mallorca and Málaga.
easyJet to expand in Sweden and invest further at Göteborg Landvetter - launching new direct route to Mallorca this summer
The British low cost carrier easyJet sees more opportunities in the Swedish market and is returning to Göteborg Landvetter Airport after a pause with a new connection to Palma de Mallorca.
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.
New test center for Covid-19 PCR and antibody tests at Arlanda
As the world now slowly opens up and we can soon travel again, there is strong demand from passengers and airlines for the possibility to get PCR and antibody tests and have travel certificates issued at the airport. Pursuant to the Swedish Act on Public Procurement, Swedavia has signed an agreement with ExpressCare to set up a test center at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
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.
New test center for Covid-19 PCR and antibody tests at Landvetter
As the world now slowly opens up and we can soon travel again, there is strong demand from passengers and airlines for the possibility to get PCR and antibody tests and have travel certificates issued at the airport. Swedavia has signed an agreement with ExpressCare to set up a test center at Göteborg Landvetter Airport.
Eurowings to invest further in Sweden and launch operations at Malmö Airport with a new direct route to the Balkans this summer
The German low cost carrier Eurowings sees opportunities in the Swedish market and is expanding its range of destinations on offer from the Öresund region and Malmö with a new air link to the capital of Kosovo and the country’s biggest city, Pristina.
Swedavia’s Kiruna Airport first to introduce remote air traffic services – key step in Swedavia’s digitisation strategy and the airports of the future
Kiruna Airport is the first of Swedavia’s airports to introduce remote tower services. Starting Tuesday, June 1, air traffic at the airport will be managed from Stockholm Arlanda and the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration’s new remote tower centre. The plan is for three more Swedavia airports to start remote air traffic services before the end of 2022.
Göteborg Landvetter Airport to double hotel capacity with new Scandic Landvetter – new opportunities for meetings and conferences
On May 31, the new Hotel Scandic Landvetter, located close to the terminal, will open at Göteborg Landvetter Airport. As a result, the number of hotel rooms at the airport will double and at the same time provide brand-new opportunities for various meetings and conferences at the airport itself.
Ryanair and Wizz Air continue to expand at Malmö Airport and add two more direct routes
Both Ryanair and Wizz Air continue to see new opportunities in the Swedish market and are expanding their range of destinations on offer from the Öresund region and Malmö Airport with new air links to the Balkans.
Finnair returns to Visby Airport with non-stop service to Helsinki this summer
After pausing service last year due to the pandemic, Finnair is returning to Visby Airport and will launch a direct route between Visby and Helsinki during the summer season. The service will launch in late June, with three weekly departures on Thursdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for April 2021
In April, nearly 369,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s airports, an 89 per cent decrease compared to the number of passengers in April 2019, before the pandemic. Compared to April 2020, air travel increased, though from extremely low levels. Overall, air travel is still strongly limited and dominated by the pandemic.
SAS opens new direct route between London Heathrow and Luleå, Swedish Lapland
SAS, Scandinavian Airlines, in conjunction with Swedish Lapland Visitors Board and Luleå Airport, has announced the launch of a new seasonal route for winter 2021-2, which will open a direct connection between London Heathrow and Luleå Airport.
Air Dolomiti to set up operations in Sweden with new direct route to Ronneby Airport from Frankfurt
Air Dolomiti, the Italian Airline of the Lufthansa Group, will set up operations in the Swedish market for the first time with a multileg service from the German hub Frankfurt to Ronneby and Kalmar on the south-east coast of Sweden.
Ryanair continues to expand in Sweden with a new base and some 20 new routes at Stockholm Arlanda Airport
The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair continues to invest in the Swedish market by setting up a new base and launching some twenty new direct routes at Stockholm Arlanda Airport ahead of the 2021 winter season, in addition to two domestic routes to Gothenburg and Malmö. Ryanair continues to expand also at Göteborg Landvetter Airport and will also resume service to Malmö Airport.