Tag: Norway

Heathrow breaks 12-month record with 81m passengers

More people than ever before are choosing to travel through Heathrow. The UK’s hub airport served a record-breaking 81.5m passengers in the 12 months to May. The milestone was reached as airport teams welcomed 7.2m passengers last month, the first time May traffic has ever exceeded 7m. Heath...

Aviator extends partnership with SAS by adding 6 new stations in Norway

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, and Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), Scandinavia’s leading airline, have expanded their partnership scope. Having successfully supported the airline’s operations at Bergen (BGO), Tromso (TOS), ...

Aviation and energy industry progress on their joint path towards climate-neutral aviation for Northern Norway

German aircraft manufacturer Deutsche Aircraft, Energi i Nord (North Energy Cluster) and Bodø Airport Development Company (BLU) have met with energy and aviation industry stakeholders to address how the supply, demand and production of near carbon-neutral synthetic aviation fuels could be ramped up...

Norwegian partners with Norsk e-Fuel to build new e-fuel plant in Norway

Norwegian has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Norsk e-Fuel, with the ambition to secure long-term offtake of SAF and an equity stake in the company. The partnership will contribute to speeding up the production and availability of SAF in favour of a more sustainable aviation industr...

New flight to Bergen puts Norway’s fabulous fjords within reach from London Stansted

A new flight linking London Stansted to Bergen will offer travellers from London and the East of England easy access to Norway's famous fjords from March 2023. Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, will operate a twice-weekly service to the country’s second largest city using a...

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...

SSP expands retail operations in airports across Norway

Following a competitive tender process, SSP Norway secured four contracts to roll out 19 retail units in airports across the country, including Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger and Oslo. The units will open from January 2023. Seventeen of the units will be ‘Point’ outlets – a concept specifi...

Norse Atlantic Airways launches ticket sales between Norway and the United States

Today, Norse Atlantic Airways has opened ticket sales for flights between Norway and the United States with the full launch of www.flynorse.com. This marks a milestone for the company and heralds a new era for consumers seeking good value, choice and friendly service when choosing to travel acros...

USDOT approves Norse Atlantic Airways’ application for transatlantic flights

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has approved Norse Atlantic Airways’ application for the operation of flights between Norway/The European Union and the United States. “We are thrilled by the Department of Transportation’s approval of our affordable transatlantic fligh...

Norwegian initiates reorganisation process in Norway

Norwegian has today filed for a reconstruction under Norwegian law. This process will coexist with the Irish Examinership process. Following Norwegian being made subject to the examinership process in Ireland on December 7th, the company now wants to enter into a supplementary Norwegian reconstruct...

Norwegian Minister Warns Wizz Air about Law Guidances

Norwegian Minister Warns Wizz Air about Law Guidances

By Sofia Marrero, airwaysmag.com Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications Knut Arild Hareide warned about the challenges that Wizz Air (W6) would face in Norway. He made the declarations at the Norwegian parliament. Hareide claimed that the airline could face several issues to keep r...

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...

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...

Icelandair takes off again as Icelandic borders open

Icelandair takes off again as Icelandic borders open

Iceland officially re-opens its borders to international travellers today, with its national carrier Icelandair welcoming tourists from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland on board and into the Nordic island during 15-30 June. Icelandair will continue to ensure...

Ryanair Taking Urgent Action to Respond To Covid-19

Ryanair Taking Urgent Action to Respond To Covid-19

Over the past week, the spread of the Covid-19 virus and associated Government travel restrictions, many of which have been imposed without notice, have had a significant and negative impact on the schedules of all Ryanair Group Airlines. Over the past 7 days, Italy, Malta, Hungary, Czech Repub...

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