Swedish regional carrier Air Leap has begun non-stop service between Stockholm ARN and Halmstad. The 450-kilometre route is currently being flown daily (except Saturdays) using the airline’s Saab 340s and ATR 72s and faces no direct competition. The airline previously served Halmstad from Stockholm BMA in competition with BRA Braathens, who will continue to operate […]

November 30, 2021 | Latest Route News +

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

Scandic Flags

July passenger data collected for airports across the Nordic and Baltic nations shows that Copenhagen was the region’s busiest airport with 1.23 million passengers, ahead of Oslo with 1.02 million passengers. Stockholm’s main airport was in third place with 880,000 passengers. Each of these three capital city airports has now recovered between 35% and 40% […]

August 23, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

Ryanair Tail Fin

Ryanair began serving Sweden as long ago as June 1997, when it started operations from London STN to Stockholm NYO. The facility lies around 100 kilometres south-west of Stockholm. In April 2003 it made Skavsta a base and launched six additional routes to Aarhus, Glasgow PIK, Hamburg LBC, Oslo TRF, Paris BVA and Tampere. Since […]

May 17, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis