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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 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.
Swedavia sells building rights at Göteborg Landvetter Airport
Swedavia has sold two companies that own land in Airport City Göteborg at Göteborg Landvetter Airport. The buyer is Zeppelin Sverige AB, exclusive distributor for Caterpillar Inc. in Sweden. The sale is in line with Swedavia’s strategy to create value by successfully developing properties close to its airports in order to reinvest in the airports’ development and competitiveness.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 First Quarter 2021 interim report: Dramatic decline in traffic and continued heavy losses despite measures and aid
Swedavia’s first quarter results were strongly affected by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on travel. During the period, travel at the company’s airports decreased 86 per cent, thus making it the fourth straight quarter that Swedavia has reported a loss. Operating profit was SEK -381 M. The company’s net revenue decreased 63 per cent to SEK 457 M (SEK 1,245 M).
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.
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
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.
Vueling returns to Göteborg Landvetter this summer with non-stop service to Barcelona
The Spanish carrier Vueling Airlines sees opportunities in the Swedish market and will relaunch its route between Barcelona and Göteborg Landvetter Airport in mid-June with two weekly departures.
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.
Wizz Air investing further at Göteborg Landvetter with new direct route to Sarajevo ahead of the summer season
The Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air develops new opportunities in the Swedish market by expanding its range of destinations from Göteborg Landvetter Airport with a new non-stop service to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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 December and for the full-year 2020
During December, 408,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 86 per cent compared to 2,852,000 passengers for the same period in 2019. The full-year was strongly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic with a decrease of more than 30 million passengers, meaning air travel in Sweden during 2020 was back to levels last seen in the early 1980s.
Swedavia secures financing through Nordic Investment Bank
Swedavia and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have signed a SEK 500 million loan agreement. The seven-year SEK 500 million (approximately EUR 49 million) loan agreement is a Covid-19 response loan aimed at facilitating financing for industries heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.