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Continued investment in Swedish domestic air travel from Ryanair – airline to launch service to Skellefteå from Arlanda in conjunction with winter programme

2021-09-17, kl. 06:00

The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair continues to see further opportunities in the Swedish market and is expanding its range of destinations on offer with the addition of a domestic route from Stockholm this autumn. It will be Ryanair’s third domestic route in Sweden out of a total of 23 new routes.

Ryanair continues its expansion in Sweden and at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. In May, the Irish low-cost carrier announced its plan to open a base initially with two aircraft and some twenty routes to European destinations as well as domestic service to Gothenburg and Malmö. It is now adding another domestic route, to Skellefteå, in early December.

“Swedavia welcomes Ryanair’s continued investment in Sweden and in the domestic service that is so important for growth all across the country. We are naturally extremely pleased about the total of 23 new routes, three of them domestic, that the carrier is launching at its new base at Arlanda this autumn and look forward to continued good collaboration and development of the Swedish market,” says Elizabeth Axtelius, Director Aviation Business at Swedavia.

The route Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) – Skellefteå Airport (SFT) will be served twice weekly beginning December 3, 2021.

Tickets are now on sale. For further information about current service at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, see swedavia.com/arlanda/current-air-traffic.

Ryanair was founded in 1985 by the Ireland-based Ryan family. The Irish low cost carrier Ryanair Holdings plc is the largest airport group in Europe today and includes the subsidiaries Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air and Ryanair. The company has some 80 bases with connecting flights to about 250 destinations in 40 countries and a fleet of 460 aircraft along with another 210 Boeing 737s on order. Ryanair has high sustainability targets and plans to operate 12.5 per cent of its flights using sustainable aviation fuel by 2030. For further information about the airline, see ryanair.com.

Swedavia complies with the authorities’ advice and recommendations on Covid-19. In addition, we comply with international aviation industry regulations. For information about the measures Swedavia has introduced for safe travel, see for example: swedavia.com/arlanda/before-your-journey.

Swedavia has carried out ambitious sustainability work for many years. All ten of its airports achieved the goal of zero fossil carbon dioxide emissions from their own operations by year-end 2020. Swedavia also works actively to promote the switch to biofuel and has the goal that five per cent of all fuel used for refuelling at Swedish airports shall be fossil-free by2025.

For further information, please contact Swedavia’s press office at tel. +46(0)10-109 01 00 or press@swedavia.se.