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.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for March 2021
In March, nearly 341,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s airports, a 90 per cent decrease compared to corresponding pre-pandemic passenger levels in March 2019. Compared to March 2020, which was also greatly affected by the pandemic, the decrease was 74 per cent. Overall, air travel remains at historically low levels, and market prospects are still uncertain due to the course of the pandemic.
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.
Swedavia reaches milestone in its climate work – Swedavia’s own airport operations now fossil-free
Just before the end of last year, Swedavia became one of the first airport operators in the world to have the operations it runs under its own management at its ten airports be fossil-free. The company notes this milestone in its Annual and Sustainability Report 2020. Swedavia is now extending that work to supporting other companies and organisations at its airports in transforming their operation
Transavia France to set up operations in Sweden with new direct route to Montpellier from Stockholm Arlanda Airport
The French low-cost carrier Transavia France will set up operations in the Swedish market for the first time with non-stop service from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to the city of Montpellier on the southern coast of France.
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 January 2021
During January, 342,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 87 per cent compared to January 2020, when Swedavia had 2,670,000 passengers. Air travel in January continued to be strongly affected by the coronavirus pandemic and new travel restrictions. Despite ongoing vaccination efforts, air travel is expected to be sharply limited in the months ahead.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for November 2020
During November, 386,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 87 per cent compared to 3,001,000 passengers for the same period last year. Due to the increased spread of Covid-19, combined with new restrictions, what was already very limited demand for air travel further weakened in November.
TUI to invest in Swedish domestic air travel and launch six new direct routes to ski resort Sälen
One of Sweden’s biggest tour operators, TUI, is expanding its offering at Swedavia’s Stockholm Arlanda, Göteborg Landvetter and Malmö Airports. The company is launching new direct routes to Scandinavian Mountains Airport in Sälen in time for the winter season.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for September 2020
During September, 643,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 83 per cent compared to 3,678,000 passengers during the same month last year. Domestic travel decreased to a lesser extent than international travel, but the recovery stagnated during the month and demand for flights remained at historically low levels as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Stockholm is the third-biggest hub in Europe for global headquarters
The capital of Sweden is home to 22 global multinational corporations, a figure making Stockholm the third most popular city in Europe when opening a global headquarter, according to a new report. Foreign companies account for 85 percent of all the headquarters in Stockholm.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for August 2020: air travel decreased 83 per cent
During August, 650,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 83 per cent compared to 3,700,000 passengers during the same month last year. The recovery in air traffic continued compared to the preceding months but slowed somewhat in late August due to decreased leisure travel. The market situation remains strongly affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for June 2020
In June, 179,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 95 per cent compared to the same month last year, when there were 3,845,000 passengers. For the third straight month, air travel was strongly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Some traffic started up again at the airports primarily at the end of the month, and this trend is expected to continue.
easyJet returns to Stockholm Arlanda with new direct route to London Gatwick
The European carrier easyJet is returning to Stockholm Arlanda after a three-month pause, launching a new direct route to London Gatwick while also resuming service to Berlin, Geneva and Milan in July.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for May 2020
In May, more than 80,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a full 98 per cent decrease compared to the same month in 2019, when there were a total of 3,600,000 passengers. For the second straight month, results were affected by the full impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This trend is also expected to continue in June although there are some signs of a restart.
Swedavia to implement action programme in order to address dramatic decline in traffic
Swedavia has decided to implement an action programme in order to adapt its operations in the face of a dramatic decline in passenger volume combined with uncertain market prospects. Operations in the company will be adapted to a minimal level based on the market situation, and at the bigger airports, operations will be concentrated temporarily to certain sections.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for February 2020
In February, over 2,631,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, which is a decrease of 6 per cent compared to the same month last year. Profit was positively affected by the extra leap year day during the month. The consequences of the coronavirus outbreak had a limited impact, but it is expected to affect the passenger trend to a much greater extent in March.
Swedavia’s Year-End Report 2019: Stable results despite fewer passengers
In 2019, more than 40 million passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s airports. Net revenue for the period increased to more than 6.2 billion Swedish kronor and operating profit increased to more than 700 million kronor. The year was marked by investments to improve efficiency, develop the airports and help bring about the aviation industry’s transformation in the face of climate change.