Tag: Avinor

Swedavia signs cooperation agreement to promote the development of hydrogen-powered aviation in Sweden and Norway

Swedavia, Airbus, Avinor, SAS and Vattenfall have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to develop infrastructure for hydrogen aviation at airports in Sweden and Norway. The goal of the collaboration is to, through a preliminary study on hydrogen, develop a framework and rev...

Avinor has chosen Netcompany as its exclusive strategic partner

Avinor, the operator of 43 airports and the airspace over Norway, has chosen Netcompany as its exclusive strategic partner for the next three years with an option for two extensions of two years each. With the agreement, valued at up to NOK 1,2 billion (over £91 million), the parties will digita...

Inaugural guidance on Open Architecture for Airport Security Systems

ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International), the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the European Organisation for Security (EOS), AVINOR and Heathrow Airport today released initial guidance on Open Architecture for Airport Security Systems1. This guidance seeks to provide the path ...

The Avinor Group: Positive increase of air traffic in January, but still far from normal

3,198,152 million passengers used Avinor’s airports in January. This was an increase of 70 per cent compared to January 2022. Although there was an increase in passenger figures compared to January 2022, the figures are 16 per cent lower than January 2019.* “Air traffic in January has been...

Avinor’s digital Remote Tower Centre is one step closer to multiple towers operations

The Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recently approved Advanced sequential operations at the world’s largest digital Remote Towers Centre operated by Avinor in Bodø, Norway. This is an important step towards multiple towers operations in 2024. Avinor operates a total of eight airpor...

AF Gruppen to build new airport in Mo i Rana

Three different players submitted tenders in the competition for the interactive contract. AF Gruppen scored the highest number of points, and has thus been awarded the contract as turnkey contractor. “We are very pleased of having decided on a turnkey contractor, and are looking forward to c...

Avinor and Indra sign an agreement to digitalize Norwegian airspace

The Norwegian airport and airspace operator Avinor and the technology company Indra have signed an agreement to digitalize the air traffic management system for the Norwegian airspace. The system is developed in an alliance with several other European countries and will provide Avinor with modern...

Avinor to launch retail and food & beverage tender with contracts valued at €830m

Avinor is currently launching multiple contracts across retail, F&B and convenience with a combined value of 830 million euros. The tender is set up to provide attractive business opportunities, for both small and large suppliers, at Norway’s four biggest airports. The tender includes al...

Increase in passenger numbers at Avinor’s airports during October

A total of 3,384,000 passengers travelled to or from Avinor’s airports during the month of October. This is more than double the figure for the same month in 2020, but also represents a 32 per cent reduction compared with October 2019. The largest growth has been recorded for international t...

Abraham Foss appointed new CEO of Avinor

The former telecom top replaces the current CEO who is retiring. "Foss has a broad understanding of society and business and experience of leading large organizations with infrastructural critical tasks. It has been a thorough recruitment process with many good internal and external candidates. T...

Norwegian airports take the lead on touchless travel with Amadeus technology

Avinor, the firm operating Norway’s 44 state-owned airports, is rolling out an ambitious end-to-end touchless travel programme to tackle the impact of COVID-19 and help restore traveler confidence ahead of Norway’s summer season. Passengers travelling from Norway’s airports can soon begin to c...

Avinor receives NOK 15 million from Innovation Norway

This week, Avinor's project, "Automated Baggage Handling", was at the top of Innovation Norway's competition for innovation partnerships. The project receives a total of NOK 15 million in funding. "This award shows that the project is recognized as a very innovative project", says Ragnh...

First quarter 2020: Profit and solidity strongly affected by the pandemic

The loss of traffic and revenue at the airports has made it necessary for Avinor to enter into a dialogue with the owner about measures to strengthen the Group's liquidity and equity. In parallel with the follow-up of the Group's short-term liquidity situation, significant cost-cutting measures...

The coronavirus affects air traffic in Norway

In February, there was low growth in air traffic compared to the same month last year, and total traffic increased by 1 percent. The coronavirus affected traffic at the end of the month and so far, March has also shown a decline in traffic. The first case of the coronavirus in Norway was confir...

Avinor signs partnership for production of sustainable aviation fuel

Avinor signs partnership for production of sustainable aviation fuel

Norwegian airport operator Avinor has signed a partnership for production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The company has entered into an agreement with Quantafuel to buy SAF based on Norwegian biomass. The fuel will be producted in a pilot plant funded by ENOVA. In order to fund the develop...

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