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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.
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 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.
Sundair launches Swedish operations with a Stockholm Arlanda direct route to Beirut
The German carrier Sundair is starting operations from the Swedish market for the first-time by launching a new non-stop service to the Lebanese capital from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
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.
Swedavia’s traffic statistics for October 2020
During October, 743,000passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 79 per cent compared to 3,531,000 passengers for the same period last year. Travel for the autumn break contributed to a rebound to some extent in October, but the demand for flights is still at historical lows. New restrictions in Europe are contributing to renewed uncertainty about market prospects in the near term
Swedavia’s Interim Report for January-September 2020: Slow recovery and high level of uncertainty
Swedavia’s Interim Report for January-September 2020 is dominated by the dramatic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on air travel and Swedavia’s operations. During the period, 8.7 million passengers flew to or from Swedavia’s airports, a decrease of a full 22 million passengers compared to the same period in 2019.
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.
Åre Östersund Airport inaugurates premises for an international test centre for electric planes and aviation
On October 1 Green Flyway, a collaboration project for the development of electric aviation, will open and inaugurate premises for an international test centre for electric planes and drones at Åre Östersund Airport in Sweden.
Swedavia supports sustainable air travel – annual sustainable jet fueling at Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Sweden’s leading airport operator Swedavia contributes to sustainable air travel by buying sustainable aviation fuel for its annual corporate travel purposes. This year and for the first time the sustainable fuel delivery is shared with external partners – SOS Alarm, Systembolaget and the Swedish 2030 Secretariat – as result of a tender collaboration initiated by Swedavia.