Articles Tagged ‘Sweden’

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?

Sweden - Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Sweden – Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Proving that some intra-European country markets are still anything but mature, we take a look at developments during the last year between Sweden and Lithuania. Which carriers have started, stopped and in some cases re-started services between these two northern European countries?

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?


Swedish regional carrier Skyways expands internationally

Swedish regional carrier Skyways expands internationally

Skyways is under new ownership and expands its fleet with jet aircraft. But to which neighbour country will it launch three new routes? And from which regional Swedish airport will it launch services to continental Europe?

Mamma Mia! Ryanair takes a chance on three little-known Swedish airports; hopes to be winner taking all

Mamma Mia! Ryanair takes a chance on three little-known Swedish airports; hopes to be winner taking all

Finding underserved regional airports is the name of the game for Ryanair. It has found three new ones in Sweden which it will be linking with Girona in Spain this summer in the hopes of making lots of money, money, money.

Malmö airport still ranked fifth in Sweden; gets Wizz Air link with Belgrade; Norwegian new on Stockholm route

Malmö airport still ranked fifth in Sweden; gets Wizz Air link with Belgrade; Norwegian new on Stockholm route

The airport serving Sweden’s third-largest city has received two new routes in the last few weeks, but what type of traffic dominates the airport? Which airlines are expanding and what happens to traffic in July?


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?

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?


Stockholm’s city airport Bromma doubles traffic in 10 years, but restrictions limit growth

Stockholm’s city airport Bromma doubles traffic in 10 years, but restrictions limit growth

The lesser-known Stockholm airport Bromma shows strong growth, but what are the limitations to its expansion? Most flights are domestic, but which international routes are operated? And which ABBA member’s airline is planning to start a service to London City Airport?

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?

Gothenburg's City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

Gothenburg’s City Airline more than trebles fleet capacity; launches Mediterranean flights and expands regionally

anna.aero has met with City Airline’s CEO and got some insight into the airline’s aggressive expansion. Which aircraft has the airline opted for and why? What have the load factors been like so far? Why is the airline launching short domestic routes? And which is the airline’s new leading country market?