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Widerøe Bombardier Dash 8-100 Aircraft

Avinor Closes Nine Airports in Norway

Avinor, the main operator of Norwegian airports, has announced the closure of nine small airports across Norway. The measures come into force from Wednesday, March 18. The travel industry continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus...
SAS airplane through trees

Flights Cancelled as Coronavirus Disrupts Air Travel

With demand for air travel plummeting, Norway’s two biggest airlines have announced a wide range of cancellations for the upcoming months. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced that around 2,000 flights will be cancelled during March as...
SAS airliner taking off

SAS Suffers Major Winter Losses

Scandinavian Airlines faces huge losses after a poor winter season that saw revenues drop by 200 million Swedish kroner. Now a drop in China traffic is making things worse. It's not a surprise that SAS lost...
Widerøe Dash-8 aircraft at Leknes airport in Norway

Widerøe Cuts 4,000 Flights From Short-Haul Network in Norway

Remote communities across Norway are in shock as the Norwegian domestic airline Widerøe announces major cuts. A spokesperson says they are in a “desperate situation.” When hearing about a struggling airline making cuts in Norway, most...
Boeing 737-800 airIiner

Norwegian Uses Weather Tech to Cut Emissions

The low-cost airline uses Swedish weather technology to optimise flight paths and reduce emissions. No one claims aviation is a green form of transport. Although direct emissions from aviation account for less than 2.5% of global...
Norwegian 737-800 plane featuring Greta Garbo

Norwegian Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ålesund

A Norwegian Boeing 737-800 was forced to return to Ålesund after an engine failure minutes after take-off. To say it's been a tough year for Norwegian would be an understatement. With financial problems, engine issues and fleet...
Blue stripe on SAS airplane engine

Biofuel Blend Required for Airlines in Norway

From January 2020, aviation fuel suppliers in Norway must blend 0.5% biofuel into their jet fuel. The new practise will meet new legislation in Norway. The government hopes the policy will increase supply and demand, and...
SAS planes at Oslo Airport in Norway

SAS: Environmental Fees Can Increase Emissions

Fuel tankering is a practice whereby airlines fill the aircraft with more fuel than necessary. This avoids buying more expensive fuel later, but leads to large, unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions. A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) spokesperson has...
Norwegian Air plane taking off in Norway

Norwegian Launch Seven New Routes From Norway

After a year of cuts, Norwegian is finally investing in its home market. The carrier announces 16 new direct routes from Scandinavia, seven of them from Norway. 2019 has been a year of change like no...
Norwegian Boeing Aircraft

Norwegian Miss Out On Millions As Norway Armed Forces Contract Goes To SAS

It's more bad news for Norwegian as the airline loses Norway's biggest single customer contract to domestic rivals SAS. The Norwegian Armed Forces is ditching Norwegian for the transportation of its staff and military personnel, according...