Articles Tagged ‘Sweden’
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?
Ten for Tuesday: announcements from Sun Country, Kingfisher, airBaltic, bmi, Carpatair, Jin Air, Lufthansa, Mango, Spanair, and Virgin America
Which airlines have decided to start routes identified recently by anna.aero as having potential? Who’s going transatlantic with a 737-800? Which is airBaltic’s latest ‘country of the week’ and whose second international route is to Guam?
Göteborg-Landvetter: Slow growth gives way to new route launches next spring; Volvo sale to China raises Asian hopes
What dramatic changes in passengers’ travel habits occur each year in Gothenburg? After the failure of three local low cost airlines (Goodjet, FlyMe and Sterling) at the airport, which established carrier will give the local leisure market a try next spring?
Copenhagen 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?
City Airline prospers serving Gothenburg business community; new routes to Helsinki and Nice this summer
With a small fleet of ERJs City Airline has been operating for over seven years, but where does it fly to? How different is its summer schedule from its winter one?
Stockholm is the smallest of SAS’s three major bases and it is coming under increasing pressure from local LCCs. On how many routes does SAS enjoy a monopoly and which are the most competitive routes? Which new destination did it start this week?
Scandinavia’s third busiest airport is coping with a declining domestic market and competition on international routes from Stockholm Skavsta. Which domestic routes have been hit hardest and what competition does SAS face both at home and abroad, especially from LCCs? And it hasn’t even got any major sporting events to look forward to!
Just how much Abba music can the human mind put up with over a three day period? Delegates at the 13th World Route Development Forum found out for themselves. After Milan Linate bizarrely won an airport marketing award anna.aero (yes, we were there) has come up with its own virtual awards, The Annies. Which great award did Budapest win?
Traffic at Sweden’s airports has taken a long time to bounce back to pre-‘9/11′ levels but the growth of local LCCs is beginning to have a positive impact in the market. How busy is Stockholm’s Arlanda airport and how dominant is SAS at that airport and in the domestic market? Which LCCs are grabbing market share and which are conspicuous by their absence?