Swedavia’s climate transition work receives international honour – Stockholm Arlanda named Eco-Innovation Airport of the Year
The international trade organisation Airports Council International (ACI) has named Sweden’s largest airport – Stockholm Arlanda Airport – Eco-Innovation Airport of the Year. The rationale given for the decision is Swedavia’s climate transition work and work as a leader in operating climate-smart airports.
Enhanced access for passengers with new runway lighting and approach system at Åre Östersund Airport
A new runway lighting and approach system has now been inaugurated at Åre Östersund Airport. The new infrastructure will provide enhanced access for the region’s passengers, since it will enable aircraft to take off and land even in poor visibility conditions with fog at the airport, which was not previously possible.
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.
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.
Swedavia continues preparations to handle electric aircraft – inauguration of new infrastructure for electric aircraft at Visby Airport
On Friday, October 1, Visby Airport’s new charging infrastructure for electric aircraft will be inaugurated. The inauguration of the new electric aircraft charging stations is taking place in conjunction with the first electric aircraft also landing at the airport.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.