Articles Tagged ‘GOT’

Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg is one of Europe’s smaller cities to be served by two airports, but how have passenger numbers developed in recent years? Which are the biggest carriers at both airports and which are the busiest routes from Landvetter? Which routes should see significant growth in 2011?

Swedish regional airline Skyways continues expanding with new routes

Swedish regional airline Skyways continues expanding with new routes

Skyways, which just announced that it is acquiring City Airline in Gothenburg, has launched flights from Sweden’s second city to Riga and Sundsvall.

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?


Norwegian’s ace plan to develop Gothenburg base; seven new international routes starting in June

Norwegian’s ace plan to develop Gothenburg base; seven new international routes starting in June

Scandinavian LCC Norwegian grew by 31% last year (measured by ASKs), and is now developing a network from Sweden’s second busiest airport. Which routes will it be offering from mid-June, what frequencies will they operate at and what competition will they face? And how fast is Gothenburg airport growing right now?

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

New airline routes launched (15-21 February 2011)

The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got […]

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 December)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 December)

In the last week, 29 new routes saw the light of day. easyJet contributed with the most – five new routes – but the routes were spread globally with South America being the only continent not represented this week. Which flag carrier launched three new routes outside its home country? And which was the first […]


30 Second Interview: Swedavia’s CEO Torborg Chetkovich

30 Second Interview: Swedavia’s CEO Torborg Chetkovich

This week’s 30-second interview is with new Swedavia CEO Torborg Chetkovich. What route opportunities does she see at Sweden’s two largest airports, Stockholm-Arlanda and Gothenburg Landvetter? And how key are the regional airports to the new Swedavia strategy?

New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

New airline routes launched (22-29 November)

A dozen dynamic new routes this week involving not only big airports like Beijing, Doha, Dubai, London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon, but also less well-known airports such as Abha, Arvidsjaur, Sulaimaniyah and Tangshan. We have our usual array of photos celebrating proceedings.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 26 October – Tuesday 2 November)

Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection […]


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 31 August - Monday 6 September):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 31 August – Monday 6 September):

The new route season is back on track. This week offers 42 route launches, half of which are on Ryanair. Nonetheless, we also have all you need to know about the routes that launched in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia – and the pictures to go with it.

Photo spectacular: Big celebrations as easyJet launches flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg

Photo spectacular: Big celebrations as easyJet launches flights from London Gatwick to Gothenburg

When easyJet launched its latest destination, we just had to attend the celebrations – at both ends of the route! We have great pictures and video from the performance at London Gatwick as well as fantastic coverage of the multi-faceted event at Gothenburg Landvetter, which included the delicious Cake of the Week.

UK carriers (re)discover Gothenburg; BA and easyJet decide time is right to take on City Airline, Ryanair and SAS

UK carriers (re)discover Gothenburg; BA and easyJet decide time is right to take on City Airline, Ryanair and SAS

The UK to Gothenburg market has been dominated by Ryanair, SAS and City Airline in recent years, but now both British Airways and easyJet plan to start new London routes before the end of 2010. Which UK regional airports are connected to the Swedish city?