KLM at RVN

Rovaniemi is the capital of Finnish Lapland in Northern Finland more than 800 kilometres by road from Helsinki. Famous for being the hometown of Santa Claus and for all things winter, Rovaniemi capacity has grown significantly recently – and it continues. Growth is all about the international market According to Cirium schedules information, Rovaniemi has […]

Helsinki - Billund

Busy terminals, new airline partners and dozens more destinations to choose from – Billund Airport is flying high as it enters 2023. Last year marked a welcome return to form for the Danish airport following the Covid slump, with passenger numbers bouncing back to pre-pandemic levels. Returning passengers have even more destinations to choose from […]

February 20, 2023 | Air Service Community News

Oslo - USA

Some 22 European countries have non-stop flights to the US in Q2 (April-June) of this year, according to Cirium schedules information data. Four of these are Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in the Nordics. They collectively have 402,000 of the 12.1 million one-way seats – just 3%. Denmark ranks 12th out of the 22, Finland […]

European Domestic Market Analysis

The last week has sadly seen the collapse of two European airlines, Flybe version 2 and Flyr. Both carriers were launched since the start of the pandemic and focussed, at least initially, on their respective domestic markets of the UK and Norway. While the revived Flybe remained focussed on the domestic market for all of […]

February 3, 2023 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Baltic Nordic

Analysis of airport passenger data across all the Baltic and Nordic nations (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden) reveals which have been the most (and least) successful at getting air traffic back to pre-pandemic levels. For much of the pandemic Norway was leading the way with its extensive domestic network and where […]

September 13, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

TMP base sign line-up

airBaltic has opened its first base outside of the Baltic nations with the introduction of additional services from Tampere in Finland. The airline first started serving the Finnish airport from Riga in October 2008, operating 2-daily flights using Fokker 50s. Service continued until October 2013 before being suspended. Flights resumed in April 2017 with Q400s […]

Nordic and Baltic Country Report

The countries comprising the Nordic and Baltic region of Europe have seen significant variations in their rate of traffic recovery since the start of the pandemic. Norway, with its geography making domestic air travel the only viable means of connecting some regions, saw significant travel demand during the first year of the pandemic, at least […]

DUS - RVN apron banners

Rovaniemi is the administrative capital and commercial centre of Finland’s northernmost province, Lapland. The airport serving the city is located 10 kilometres to the north and has a 3,000-metre runway which straddles the Arctic Circle. In 2019, the airport handled a record 661,000 passengers, making it Finland’s third busiest airport after Helsinki (21.86 million) and Oulu (1.06 million). […]

December 7, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis