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Airlines can easily save both money and the environment

Swedish IT company AVTECH has developed a very precise weather and wind data product portfolio to help aircrafts fly as economically and comfortably as possible – without the airlines having to invest in any new equipment. In a recent real-life test, Norwegian Air Shuttle reduced CO2-emissions by 2 000 tons in three months’ time last autumn, by using AVTECH’s services in...

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport welcomes Qatar Airways’ Inaugural Flight

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway into Sweden. Qatar Airways flight 177, operated by the state-of-the-art Boeing B787 Dreamliner, departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha on Wednesday at 8:20 am and arrived at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport at 1:00 pm. Present on...

Now, where was the turbulence?

A good flight is the one that is on time and has not been whipped around by turbulence. Here Swedish AVTECH comes into the picture with its advanced technology to predict invisible turbulence and bad weather. It’s the only weather service on the market based on the high definition weather data from UK’s Met Office.  AVTECH was formerly a research institute and not an actual dev...

Norwegian obtains Swedish AOC

Norwegian has received an operational authorization from the Transport Agency for its Swedish AOC (Air Operators Certificate). The Swedish company Norwegian Air Sweden (NSE) will give Norwegian a stronger foothold in Europe. This morning landed Norwegian's first Swedish registered aircraft at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The plane that flew to Arlanda directly from the Boeing factory in Seatt...

Web Manuals integrates with ASQS to automate safety compliance

Web Manuals is announcing a partnership with Advanced Safety and Quality Solutions (ASQS), a web-based safety, quality and risk management solution for the aviation, maritime and offshore sector, to save auditors hundreds of working hours every year. The Web Manuals functionality will be integrated within ASQS’s Intuitive Quality and Safety Management System...

SUCCESSFUL FIRST FLIGHT FOR GLOBALEYE

Saab successfully completed the first flight of the GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft in Linköping, Sweden. GlobalEye took off on its maiden flight at 12.52 local time on 14 March 2018, from Saab’s airfield in Linköping, Sweden. The aircraft, a modified Bombardier Global 6000 jet platform, undertook a 1 hour 46 minutes test flight collecting extensive fligh...

Web Manuals announces double-digit growth in six months

Web Manuals Sweden AB, developer of digital documentation solutions for the aviation industry, has announced that it has grown its customer base by over 30% in the past six months as the company signs its 100th customer.  Martin Lidgard, founder and CEO of Web Manuals, says: “We’re growing twice as fast as 2016 and this is testament to the brilliant team we have in place. I...

SAS launches new direct summer route to Ibiza from Stockholm

SAS is increasing the amounts of flights and seats to southern Europe the coming summer. Compared to last years summer program, 370,000 more seats will be available to Portugal, Croatia, Spain, Italy and Greece (170 000 more in the peak summer period, end of June to beginning of August). As of June 28thSAS will now, as the only airline, fly a direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza, with depar...

easyJet announces new ski route to Sweden from London Gatwick

easyJet, Europe’s leading and Gatwick’s largest airline, has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Åre Östersund Airport, Sweden which will commence on 11 December 2016 and is expected to be especially popular with skiers and snowboarders. The new route will be easyJet’s first service from the UK to Sweden. When it launches it will be the 32nd country in easy...

SAS celebrates 70 years in the sky

 August 1st, SAS celebrates 70 years as pioneers in the sky. The first flight, Stockholm to New York, took place on September 17th the same year. August 1, 1946 was the starting point for Scandinavia’s preferred airline through the merger of the Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish international airline operations. On September 17 of the same year, 28 specially invited guests gathered...

Swedish pilot strike continues

The Swedish Pilot Union SPF called 400 members on short haul routes out on strike, effective Friday, June 10. The majority of the flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled. On Saturday this affects 159 flights and 20.000 passengers. On Saturday, flights operated by SAS with Swedish pilots will be cancelled. Flights, operated with Danish and Norw...

Success Means Expansion for Bromma Jet and Renewed Collaboration with TAG Aviation

2016 is proving to be a boom year for private aviation company, Bromma Jet - based in Sweden - so much so that it has now added a Challenger 300 to its fleet of Falcon 7X aircraft. Thanks to its exclusive sales agreement with TAG Aviation, Bromma has recently enjoyed considerable success with its European charter operations. Its 11 and 14 seat Falcon 7Xs are currently located in Paris, which...