Articles Tagged ‘UME’

Swedish seats soar by 64% over past 10 years; foreign flights lead growth, Germany is top international destination in S18

Swedish seats soar by 64% over past 10 years; foreign flights lead growth, Germany is top international destination in S18

There are 51.22 million two-way seats scheduled on flights serving Swedish airports in 2018, 2.7% more than last year. The Nordic nation has seen a 64% jump in available seats since 2009. Nick Preston takes a look at the main drivers of this growth, including Sweden’s leading airlines, airports and routes.

NextJet navigates its way between Umea and Gothenburg

NextJet navigates its way between Umea and Gothenburg

NextJet plans to go head-to-head with SAS on the Swedish domestic link. 

Norwegian grows by 16% in 2014; Oslo Gardermoen accounts for 21% of weekly departures

Norwegian grows by 16% in 2014; Oslo Gardermoen accounts for 21% of weekly departures

Founded on 22 January 1993 to take over the regional airline Braathens in western Norway, Norwegian has expanded considerably, becoming the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe (after Ryanair and easyJet). As the LCC is currently serving a total of 84 airports in 31 countries, anna.aero looks at Norwegian’s recent developments.


Malmö Aviation inaugurates low-frequency flights from Umeå to Prague

Malmö Aviation inaugurates low-frequency flights from Umeå to Prague

Malmo Aviation launches twice-weekly flights from Umea to Prague.

Ryanair reigns again, as Week 2 of the Summer 2013 season delivers another 150 new routes

Ryanair reigns again, as Week 2 of the Summer 2013 season delivers another 150 new routes

Despite offering a third of the new routes which were launched last week, the second week of the Northern Hemisphere summer season still serves-up a bumper week of freshly created city pairs and cakes!

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian inaugurates nine routes from London Gatwick; launches Copenhagen to Liverpool and nine other routes.


Norwegian launches five routes to Spain

Norwegian launches five routes to Spain

Norwegian inaugurates flights from London Gatwick to Palma de Mallorca; connects Alicante with Molde and Tromso in Norway, Oulu in Finland and Umea in Sweden.

Norwegian expands with Gran Canaria base; now serves regional Nordic airports

Norwegian expands with Gran Canaria base; now serves regional Nordic airports

Norwegian now flies from Las Palmas on Gran Canaria to regional airports in the Nordic countries.

Direktflyg launches new route from Östersund to Luleå via Umeå

Direktflyg launches new route from Östersund to Luleå via Umeå

Direktflyg now flies from Östersund via Umeå to Luleå in northern Sweden.


Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe’s joint venture with Finnair to take over Finncomm’s operations sees the launch of seven new routes this week. Plus two new routes from Manchester.

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 11 May - Monday 17 May):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 11 May – Monday 17 May):

54 new routes were launched in the last week, with the most airports involved located in the United States, followed by Italy. 25 European countries are represented as well as the US, Canada, Malaysia, India, Pakistan, UAE, Afghanistan, Greenland, Kuwait, Oman and Singapore.

New routes launched during the last week <br />(Tuesday 20 April - Monday 26 April)

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 20 April – Monday 26 April)

A bit of a lull before the beginning of May when over 100 new routes will begin. After the ash cloud dispersed from European airspace, launch celebrations were not at the top of the agenda everywhere. However, we still have news and pictures on new routes started during the last week involving airports in France, […]