TRS Munich

Nearly 50 Norwegian airports handle scheduled passenger flights, many serving small communities inaccessible or at least challenging to reach with another transport mode. The country’s third-busiest airport is Trondheim. According to Avinor, it had just over four million passengers last year, about 6% more than in 2022 but still down by 9% versus the record […]

The Northern Norwegian city of Tromsø is located within the Arctic Circle and plays a vital role in the region’s tourism and economic development. While the vast majority of Tromsø’s capacity is domestic, there has been a considerable increase in new international capacity, including from multiple new routes. According to Cirium schedules information, Tromsø has 172,000 departing international […]

January 30, 2024 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

CPH-BKK

SAS inaugurated seasonal winter operations between its Copenhagen hub and Bangkok on Monday 30 October. The 8,645-kilometre route will be maintained 3-weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays departing Copenhagen with the A350-900 aircraft. The airline competes directly against daily Thai Airways flights. Although both are currently Star Alliance members, SAS will soon be transitioning to […]

November 7, 2023 | Latest Route News +

CPH-OPO

SAS on Friday 1 September introduced a new 2-weekly service between Copenhagen and Porto. The 2,225-kilometre route will be maintained on Mondays and Fridays with the 180-seat A320neo aircraft. The airline will compete directly against 2-weekly Norwegian flights, as well as 2-weekly rotations by Ryanair. Flight SK2773 departs Copenhagen at 06:50 local time, arriving in […]

September 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +

OSL-STR

SAS introduced a new seasonal service by commencing operations between Oslo OSL and Stuttgart on Thursday 6 July. The 1,290-kilometre route will initially be maintained weekly, increasing to 2-weekly from 14 August with an additional service on Tuesdays. Operations will be maintained with a wet-leased airBaltic A220-300 aircraft. The airline faces no competition on the […]

July 17, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Gothenburg is Sweden’s second most populous city and has about 1.1 million people in its metro area. According to Cirium information, Gothenburg Landvetter has 900,000 one-way seats this July-September (Q3), as shown below. With capacity about a fifth below Q3 2019 and, surprisingly, less than 10% above 2022, Gothenburg is the fifth-largest airport in Sweden, […]

Air Service One

Air Service One has identified 15 European flag-carriers that operate a mix of narrow-body (NB) and wide-body (WB) aircraft, and plan to operate at least 1,000 flights with WB aircraft in 2023 Q2. Typically, WB aircraft tend to be used primarily on long-haul, intercontinental services. This analysis, using Cirium schedules data, compares the capacity (seat) […]

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 […]