Articles Tagged ‘Norway’

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.

Norway’s SAS-owned Widerøe; Europe’s 15th busiest airline by number of flights this winter

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisWiderøe will only carry around two million passengers this year but its network of mostly short domestic routes means it generates lots of movements. Which are the airline’s busiest airports and how much of its capacity is dedicated to PSO routes? What has happened to its Q400s?


Oslo leap-frogs Stockholm as Norwegian helps Norway’s airports to record 10% growth

Country Focus: NorwayWith a population of under five million people Norway’s 50 (yes, 50!) airports still managed to process 38 million passengers last year. How dominant is Oslo Gardermoen and how fast is traffic growing? How big is the domestic market versus the international market? How big is Norwegian in relation to SAS? And what role does Widerøe play in the market?