Increased connectivity to Thailand from Stockholm Arlanda Airport - Thai Airways resumes non-stop service to Phuket
Thai Airways sees increased demand and restarts traffic at Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Phuket for the winter season. At the same time, they are increasing the number of departures to the capital Bangkok.
New low-cost operations at Göteborg Landvetter – Iceland-based PLAY to launch new direct route to Reykjavik
The new Icelandic low-cost carrier PLAY will set up operations for the first time in the Swedish market with a new direct route from Göteborg Landvetter Airport to the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.
Swedavia to open additional terminal at Stockholm Arlanda – increased air traffic and new operations being launched
Swedavia has decided to open another terminal at Stockholm Arlanda Airport starting October 26. In addition to Terminal 5, Terminal 2 is now also being placed in operation. The decision was made as a result of increased air travel and investments in operations at Arlanda by a number of airlines during the autumn.
Ryanair to invest further at Stockholm Arlanda and add another European route this spring – will launch service to Venice
The Irish low cost carrier Ryanair sees even more opportunities in the Stockholm region and will expand access by adding a new European route to Venice from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The route, to be launched in late March, will be the 24th addition in Ryanair’s network from the airline’s new base, which will open in late October/early November.
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.
More low-cost routes to France from Stockholm Arlanda – Transavia France to expand with new non-stop service to Lyon this winter
The French low-cost carrier Transavia France will expand at Stockholm Arlanda and enhance access with another route to France from the Swedish market, with service to Lyon, the country’s third largest city.
Vueling to expand at Stockholm Arlanda and Göteborg Landvetter – will launch two new direct routes from Sweden to Paris
The Spanish low cost carrier Vueling is adding to its range of services available between Sweden and France and will launch a new direct route from both Stockholm Arlanda and Göteborg Landvetter to the French capital in November.
Continued investment in Swedish domestic air travel from Ryanair – airline to launch service to Skellefteå from Arlanda in conjunction with winter programme
The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair continues to see further opportunities in the Swedish market and is expanding its range of destinations on offer with the addition of a domestic route from Stockholm this autumn. It will be Ryanair’s third domestic route in Sweden out of a total of 23 new routes.
Further low-cost expansion at Stockholm Arlanda – Eurowings to make major investment, set up new base and add twenty new European routes
The German low-cost carrier Eurowings continues to invest in the Swedish market and will set up a new base at Stockholm Arlanda Airport for the summer 2022 season. The carrier, owned by Lufthansa, will expand its range of destinations and improve access from Stockholm, adding twenty new direct routes in Europe.
Finnair expands accessibility to the US from Stockholm Arlanda – adds new connections to Los Angeles and New York
Finnish airline Finnair will strengthen its North American services from the new base at Stockholm Arlanda Airport ahead of the winter season and is launching two new long-haul routes to Los Angeles and New York. Finnair will also introduce direct routes from Stockholm to Miami, Phuket and Bangkok, as previously announced.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for August 2021
In August, nearly 1.5 million passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, which corresponds to a decrease of 60 per cent compared to the same period before the Covid pandemic, in August 2019. The recovery in air travel continued for the second straight month as passenger volume reached the highest level since the start of the pandemic. However, some slowdown in the recovery is now seen.
Ryanair and Wizz air expand further in Sweden with new routes at Stockholm Arlanda, Göteborg Landvetter and Malmö Airport
Ryanair continues to invest in the Swedish market. A new route to Barcelona premiere in conjunction with the opening of the new base at Stockholm Arlanda Airport later this autumn. At the same time, Ryanair continues to expand also at Göteborg Landvetter, now adding Kaunas in Lithuania. Wizz Air continues to expand its network at Malmö Airport and increases service with a route to Sarajevo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.