Seen cutting the ribbon to officially open NextJet’s new service between Umea and Gothenburg are: Jens Harrysson, Sales Director, NextJet; Peter Juneblad, Business Manager at Umea Municipality; Anders Hjalmarsson, CEO at Västerbotten Chamber of Commerce; and Bengt-Ove Lindgren, Airport Manager, Swedavia. The regional operator plans to offer 16 weekly flights on the 806-kilometre domestic link using its fleet of CRJ 200s.
- NextJet introduced a new Swedish domestic link to its network this week, starting a 16 times weekly connection between Umea (UME) and Gothenburg (GOT). The carrier, which launched the city pair on 12 March, will face direct competition on the 806-kilometre sector from SAS, the leading airline in the Nordic region. The Star Alliance member already serves the route three times weekly according to OAG Schedules Analyser data.