Articles Tagged ‘Norway’

Norway’s Widerøe expecting more than three million passengers in 2014; 10th busiest airline in Europe on Tuesdays in February

Norway’s Widerøe expecting more than three million passengers in 2014; 10th busiest airline in Europe on Tuesdays in February

Widerøe is no longer a subsidiary of SAS, but it continues to be a major player in the Norwegian domestic market, operating more flights than any other airline. We take a look at the airline’s growth over the last decade and reveal which are its busiest airports. Plus a summary of the airline’s international network.

anna.aero presents at Avinor conference in Oslo

anna.aero presents at Avinor conference in Oslo

anna.aero’s Chief Analyst Ralph Anker (a good Norwegian surname apparently) was invited to make a presentation on “Key Trends In Aviation” at Avinor’s conference in Oslo this week. If you couldn’t make it to see the man himself present it, then at least take a look at the downloadable presentation, which contains material never previously […]

New premium start-up airline FlyNonstop announced in Norway; E-190 to serve Europe from Kristiansand in S13

New premium start-up airline FlyNonstop announced in Norway; E-190 to serve Europe from Kristiansand in S13

From ice-cream to airlines. A new Norwegian airline plans to launch eight routes from Kristiansand next April. Which destinations will be served how frequently, and what routes are already on offer from the Norwegian airport this summer?


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?

Nordic airports reporting solid growth in 2010-11; Keflavik, Gothenburg and Malmö all up more than 20% in May

Nordic airports reporting solid growth in 2010-11; Keflavik, Gothenburg and Malmö all up more than 20% in May

Since last April’s volcanic incident, the major Nordic airports have (nearly) all reported solid, uninterrupted growth. But which airports reported the best year-on-year growth in May, and how did the region’s capital airports fare in 2010 compared with 2009 and 2008?

bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added

bmi makes changes at Heathrow; Glasgow service axed but four new international routes to Morocco and Norway added

The German management at British Midland International (bmi) has decided to drop one domestic route and add four new international ones. What proportion of flights are currently on domestic routes and how much competition will bmi face on its new routes from existing services across London’s airports?


Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Bergen airport benefiting from more Norwegian services; six new routes added this summer including Barcelona

Norway’s second biggest airport serves Norway’s second biggest city. How has traffic grown since 1990 and which are the leading carriers at the airport? How dominant is the domestic market? And which destinations has Norwegian added this year?

Ireland and UK lag rest of Europe; taxation changes across Europe as Germany launches eco-tax from January

Ireland and UK lag rest of Europe; taxation changes across Europe as Germany launches eco-tax from January

How have Europe’s major country markets performed during the last three years? We look at monthly traffic trends for 12 European countries and identify the winners and losers. What can we expect in 2011?

Europe’s third-largest LCC Norwegian continues aggressive growth; long haul next in sight

Europe’s third-largest LCC Norwegian continues aggressive growth; long haul next in sight

anna.aero met with Norwegian at the airline’s headquarters in Oslo and found out about what is going on at fast-growing low-cost carrier. What is happening to its Polish base? Which markets is Norwegian eyeing for future expansion? And what are the plans for long haul operations all about?


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 […]

SAS’s troubles impacting Scandinavian airport traffic; Stockholm Skavsta still growing

Market TrendsCopenhagen received many famous visitors last week for the IOC’s vote on the location of the 2016 summer Olympics, but is the Danish capital still the leading airport in the Nordic region?

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?