DATA SPOTLIGHT: Norway

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: SAS Scandinavian Airlines

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Norway follows Sweden with plans for a new airport; highlights that in isolated regions air travel remains vital ingredient in the travel mix

Strangely, for countries where environmental activism is at its height and aviation taxes punitive, Sweden opened a new airport just before Christmas while Norway now…..

New European airports are few and far between but Santa Claus delivered one to a mountainous region on the Swedish/Norwegian border in time for the holidays

Sälen-Trysil Scandinavian Mountains airport opened on 21-Dec-2019, the first new airport in Sweden in 20 years. BRA – Braathens Regional Airlines operated the airport’s first…..

Is the evolution of ‘low-cost long-haul’ shifting in emphasis from secondary level airports at one or both ends of the route to operations between primary airports?

Most eyes have been on Norwegian Air to prove the sustainability of the low cost long haul business model, at least since the Boeing 737…..

Country Insight: #29 – Norway

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Why do the Nordic countries eschew the privatisation of their airports?

At an airport investment conference last year the chief executive of Finavia, which is responsible for the operation of Finland’s airports on behalf of the…..

Could the number of flights per person be limited? Norway is leading the way on this radical thinking

The number of flights being taken by the average person is increasing dramatically and the arrival of LCCs mean flying is more affordable for more…..

Norway reviews air passenger tax, but it could be too little too late to stop Widerøe from suspending routes

Norway’s Government recently proposed to make changes to the infamous air passenger tax via its 2019 budget draft. The proposal calls to lower the NOK83…..

Airport Insight: Oslo Gardermoen Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Siberian Corridor access continues to elude low cost long haul giant Norwegian Air

Norwegian’s hopes to expand its network east into Asia remain blocked by a decades old agreement between Soviet Union and Norway, Sweden, Denmark. The agreement,…..