Tag: Nordic

New Norway based airline being established

By aviator.aero A highly experienced team with in-depth knowledge of the Norwegian aviation market, assembled and led by Erik G. Braathen, is establishing a new Norwegian airline. The aim is to build a customer friendly and financially sustainable airline, to secure both continued supply and comp...

First in the Nordics with electric buses between plane and gate

On August 18, 2020, Avinor Oslo Airport became the very first airport in the Nordic region to use electric buses to carry passengers between gates and planes. “This is a very important step to reduce the airport's emissions of greenhouse gases and to reach our goal of becoming a fossil-free a...

Finnair reports revenue rise but operating result fall in 1H2019

Finnair reports revenue rise but operating result fall in 1H2019

The Finnair Group has reported that in the first six months of the year revenue was up, but its operating result was down while fuel costs spiralled. For the period from 1 January to 30 June, the Helsinki-based carrier’s revenue increased by 7.8 per cent to €1,466.0 million (2018: €1,359.3...

Great Dane Airlines takes off from Edinburgh Airport

Great Dane Airlines takes off from Edinburgh Airport

Danish regional carrier Great Dane Airlines started a twice-weekly route from Aalborg to Edinburgh today (27 June) utilising a 118-seat Embraer ERJ-195 aircraft. The route to the Scottish capital is currently the only UK service operated by Great Dane and is the only service to Aalborg in the UK...

Finnair grows its network in China as it adds a route to Beijing’s new hub

Finnair grows its network in China as it adds a route to Beijing’s new hub

Finnair has added capacity to Beijing with three weekly flights to the new Beijing Daxing International Airport - which is set to opens for operations by 30 September, 2019. Finnair will operate to the state-of-the-art hub on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays as of 3 November, 2019 with an Airbus ...

Carlsberg Aviator Lounge opens at Copenhagen Airport

Carlsberg Aviator Lounge opens at Copenhagen Airport

Nordic ground handler Aviator has announced a new partnership with Carlsberg Denmark and have opened the Carlsberg Aviator Lounge at Copenhagen Airport based on the concept 'beer, love and hoppiness'. The Carlsberg Aviator Lounge opened at Copenhagen Airport last week, and instead of just servic...

Visby Airport to introduce new modern bag system

Visby Airport to introduce new modern bag system

Swedish airport operator Swedavia is to today introduce a new modern bag drop system at Visby Airpor - making it one of the first gateways in the Nordic region to offer a fully integrated bag drop system. Using the automated bag drop system with no counters, passengers check in at home and have t...

Finnair cancels flights at Helsinki today due to heavy snowfall

Finnair cancels flights at Helsinki today due to heavy snowfall

Heavy snowfall is expected to cause limitations to air traffic and to slow down apron operations at Helsinki Airport today (17 January) - leading Finnair to cancel several flights. Finnair was set to operate 346 flights on today but 41 of these are now cancelled as it said to ensure as smooth as ...

Mika Stirkkinen to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis

Mika Stirkkinen to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis

Mika Stirkkinen is to head Finnair’s commercial unit on an interim basis after it was announced last month that current chief commercial officer (CCO) Juha Järvinen is to leave on 31 December, 2018 to become executive vice president of commercial at Virgin Atlantic. Stirkkinen's current role a...

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