Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian airports’

Western Europe’s main air travel markets growing solidly in 2014 after difficult 2013; Ireland and Norway impacted most by Easter shift

Western Europe’s main air travel markets growing solidly in 2014 after difficult 2013; Ireland and Norway impacted most by Easter shift

Passenger numbers have been growing steadily if unspectacularly at airports in most Western European countries, even in Italy and Spain which had such a tough time in 2013.

Norway's airports grew by 10% in 2011; Norwegian and SAS dominate international routes but Ryanair growing fast

Norway’s airports grew by 10% in 2011; Norwegian and SAS dominate international routes but Ryanair growing fast

Norway appears to have suffered less economically than many other European countries in the last few years, as reflected by the country’s airport passenger statistics. But which country markets have grown fastest during the last three years and which airlines are driving that growth?

Trondheim attracts five new airlines in last two years; international traffic up 19% in 2012

Trondheim attracts five new airlines in last two years; international traffic up 19% in 2012

Norway’s fourth-busiest airport, serving Trondheim on Norway’s west coast, grew by 11% last year, but which traffic segment is growing the most? Which are the five new airlines that have launched flights to the airport in the last two years, now making up half of the airport’s airline customers? And just how dominant is the […]


Rygge (Oslo) welcomes second major LCC; Ryanair usurps Norwegian as airport’s busiest carrier with three aircraft and 26 routes

Rygge (Oslo) welcomes second major LCC; Ryanair usurps Norwegian as airport’s busiest carrier with three aircraft and 26 routes

It’s a great story – and one we have heard before: Take an airbase near a big city, add a low cost terminal, attract the low cost airlines and start generating wealth. This year Moss Airport Rygge, 60 kilometres from downtown Oslo, expects to get some 1.5 million passengers as Ryanair moved in with a […]

Norwegian closes in on 10 million annual passengers; London Gatwick is leading non-Scandinavian airport

Airline AnalysisIn just seven years Norwegian has developed into one of Europe’s biggest LCCs. How reliant is it on its domestic market and how many bases does it now operate across Northern Europe?

Eurovision glory raises Norwegian prospects; UK now #1 international destination

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusNorway’s airports handle nine times the population of the country but which are the leading airports and how much do SAS and Norwegian compete? Which country market is no longer top?


Bardufoss rebrands as Snowman International Airport to attract more winter traffic

Article Thumbnail: Airport AnalysisMore than 500 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle lies Bardufoss airport, primarily used by the military. It has one commercial route which changed hands earlier in the year. How has traffic developed in recent years? Watch a video that explains (sort of) why the rebranding has taken place.