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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.
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.
Finnair returns to Visby Airport with non-stop service to Helsinki this summer
After pausing service last year due to the pandemic, Finnair is returning to Visby Airport and will launch a direct route between Visby and Helsinki during the summer season. The service will launch in late June, with three weekly departures on Thursdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 July 2020: Passenger volume down 87 per cent
During July, 486,000 passengers flew via Swedavia’s ten airports, a decrease of 87 per cent compared to 3.8 million passengers during the same month last year. The aviation market shows new signs of recovery, but the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have continued to have a strong negative impact on the demand for flights. As a result, the market outlook remains uncertain.