Articles Tagged ‘SAS’

Swedish airports still growing as Norwegian's long-haul flights from Stockholm Arlanda to JFK and Bangkok begin

Swedish airports still growing as Norwegian’s long-haul flights from Stockholm Arlanda to JFK and Bangkok begin

Swedish airport traffic grew by 2% last year to almost 38 million passengers. We show how traffic has developed since 1996, and which are the largest carriers at Swedish airports. Norwegian, Ryanair and even Wizz Air all have a significant presence, but not easyJet. We look at what long-haul services are currently available from Stockholm. […]

Norwegian closing the gap on SAS; new long-haul flights increase pressure on Scandinavia's biggest airline

Norwegian closing the gap on SAS; new long-haul flights increase pressure on Scandinavia’s biggest airline

Less than a year ago SAS’ future was in doubt. Despite its precarious financial position, very few routes were axed, and plenty have been added. But Norwegian is growing fast and competing on all of SAS’ major routes. We reveal at which major airports Norwegian is now bigger than SAS.

Denmark’s double celebration in 2014 – Eurovision hosts and airports to break 30m

Denmark’s double celebration in 2014 – Eurovision hosts and airports to break 30m

Denmark will be hosting Eurovision 2014 after Emmelie de Forest won the 2013 contest in Malmö at the weekend. The influx of foreign visitors expected for the 39-country, Europe-wide song contest may well be the additional traffic boost that sees Denmark’s airports top 30 million annual passengers for the first time next year.


SAS opens its only Greek route from Oslo; adds Menorca from Stockholm

SAS opens its only Greek route from Oslo; adds Menorca from Stockholm

SAS inaugurates flights from Oslo Airport to Santorini Airport; adds Menorca from Stockholm Arlanda.

Eastern Airways’ Newcastle to Birmingham route turns 10; Prague party for airline partnership deal; Scandinavian route launch cakes from Budapest; A resignation letter cake from London Stansted;

Eastern Airways’ Newcastle to Birmingham route turns 10; Prague party for airline partnership deal; Scandinavian route launch cakes from Budapest; A resignation letter cake from London Stansted;

Route anniversaries, airline deal celebrations, route launch cakes and the best way to resign (as far as anna.aero is concerned) – by using a cake! All of this is included in this week’s round-up of news from the network planning community.

SAS lands in San Francisco; adds two European routes from Helsinki

SAS lands in San Francisco; adds two European routes from Helsinki

SAS inaugurates flights from Copenhagen to San Francisco, CA; adds Prague and Paris CDG from Helsinki.


SAS adds five new routes on the turn of the seasonal schedules

SAS adds five new routes on the turn of the seasonal schedules

SAS launches a total of five new routes from its hubs at Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm Arlanda.

Pula Airport: 50% of annual traffic concentrated in two months; seat capacity up 15% this summer

Pula Airport: 50% of annual traffic concentrated in two months; seat capacity up 15% this summer

As Croatia readies up for accession to the European Union, all of the country’s airports expect a busy summer. But as half of Pula Airport’s traffic concentrates in two months only, it needs to work harder on attracting year-round services.

Stavanger, the 'oil capital' of Norway; traffic up 6.8% in 2012

Stavanger, the ‘oil capital’ of Norway; traffic up 6.8% in 2012

Largely sheltered from economic volatility by a flourishing oil industry in the area, Stavanger Airport fares better than most European airports. As the airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Szczecin, anna.aero investigates its operation.


SAS launches two seasonal routes in Finland; resumes services from Copenhagen to Newcastle

SAS launches two seasonal routes in Finland; resumes services from Copenhagen to Newcastle

SAS returns with services from Copenhagen to Newcastle; adds flights from Turku to Kittila in Finland, and from Helsinki to Ostersund in Sweden.

SAS adds two seasonal ski routes from Stockholm Arlanda and Oslo

SAS adds two seasonal ski routes from Stockholm Arlanda and Oslo

SAS commences seasonal flights from Stockholm Arlanda to Innsbruck, and from Oslo to Salzburg.

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.