Articles Tagged ‘Norway’

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?


Eastern Airways adds Liverpool; Aberdeen is busiest of 17 airports served in UK and Norway

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisThe definitive niche airline, Eastern Airways carries almost half a million passengers annually primarily within the UK. Which are its busiest bases and which routes (and airports) have been dropped since last summer?

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.