Tag: Sweden

SAS Cautiously Optimistic After Fiscal First-Half Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) still expects to turn in a pre-tax profit for its 2016-2017 financial year despite a sharp increase in losses in the fiscal year’s first half. The airline turned in a net loss of SEK876 million ($101 million) for the six months ending Apr. 30 2017, compared to a net loss of SEK75 […]

7,500 Jobs Threatened by Proposed Swedish Aviation Passenger Tax

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) have expressed concerns over the impact of the proposed ‘green tax’ levy of SEK430 per ticket, with analysis indicating that the result will severely impact on the Swedish economy, while also putting up to 7,500 jobs at risk. The inquiry committee also acknowledged that the overall impact on climate […]

US Preclearance Facilities To Be Offered In Sweden

Reading Time: < 1 minute In 2015, U.S. authorities selected Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport in Sweden as one of ten foreign airports where U.S. border controls could be located. On November 4, an agreement to set up preclearance was signed in Stockholm by the US ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji, and Sweden’s interior minister, Anders Ygerman. Preclearance is a system whereby […]

Swedish Navy To Begin Using CAE-Provided NWTS This Summer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today at the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe’s largest show for military training and simulation, CAE announced that the Naval Warfare Training System for the Swedish Navy has arrived in Sweden and installation has begun at the Naval Warfare Centre in Karlskrona. CAE has delivered a comprehensive Naval Tactical Mission Trainer (TMT) suite […]

Worldwide Aircraft Services and Saab Team Up on Cargo Modification

Reading Time: < 1 minute Worldwide Aircraft Services, Inc., an aircraft maintenance, engineering and modification provider, announced that they will team with aircraft manufacturer Saab AB to obtain FAA approval for the installation of the Saab 340A cargo modification Service Bulletins into the SAAB 340B aircraft. The Saab 340B model aircraft’s improved performance will offer operators greater flexibility, range and […]

Swedish SAS Staff Strike Keeps Flights Grounded

Reading Time: < 1 minute Domestic flights and services to Finland have been cancelled by the airline as union representatives seek a new agreement with bosses. Passengers travelling between some Swedish cities and to Finland have so far been affected by the strike, which got under way at 7am. Flights to and from Stockholm and Kalmar, Visby, Åbo and Vasa […]

West Atlantic Flight Recorders Were Found by Swedish Investigators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Swedish accident investigators have recovered the two flight recorders from the West Atlantic Bombardier CRJ200 freighter that crashed in Sweden near the Norwegian border in the early hours of Jan. 8, killing the two crew members. The Gothenburg-based European mail and express freight carrier West Atlantic CRJ200PF, operating as flight PT294, was en route from […]