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Mamma Mia Arlanda

In 2019, the last pre-pandemic year, passenger numbers using Sweden’s airports fell by almost 5%. Near neighbours Denmark and Norway saw zero growth, while Finnish airports registered growth of 4%. Across all of Europe traffic grew by around 3%. In Sweden, one of the reasons cited for the traffic decline was the growing social movement […]

October 14, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Italy welcomed almost 193 million passengers through its airports in 2019, making it Europe’s sixth busiest country for air traffic demand after the UK (300m), Spain (275m), Germany (248m), Turkey (209m) and France (201m). Last year traffic fell by 73% to just under 53m with pre-pandemic traffic in January and February accounting for 44% of […]

October 5, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Canadian Passenger Demand

Passenger demand in Canada is finally starting to recover. Latest passenger figures collected by CATSA at Canada’s eight busiest airports shows a rapid improvement since early June. At that time demand was only at 10% of the 2019 figure. However, by the end of August, demand was up to around 45% of the pre-pandemic figure, […]

Blue Air Air Service One

Romanian-based Blue Air started flying as long ago as 2004, the same year that Wizz Air began operations. However, while Wizz Air has a growing fleet of almost 150 aircraft (with orders placed for over 200 more), Blue Air’s fleet currently stands at just 18 aircraft according to planespotters.net. That includes four 737 MAX 8s […]

September 16, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis