Articles tagged “scandinavia”

Airline Weekly

Eurowings Leads Lufthansa Group’s Expansion Into Scandinavia

With its budget airline Eurowings expanding into Sweden, the Lufthansa Group is getting a toehold in Scandinavia. With both SAS and Norwegian Air downsizing, Lufthansa and other European airlines think the region is ripe with opportunity.

Eurowings Leads Lufthansa Group’s Expansion Into Scandinavia

Hotels

Europe’s Scandic Hotels Targets Youthful Travelers With New Economy Brand

It's about time Scandic added another brand to its portfolio. The idea to widen the company's market in the economy segment is eminently sensible.

Europe’s Scandic Hotels Targets Youthful Travelers With New Economy Brand

Airlines

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

While Norwegian's decision to pull its long-haul routes out of Copenhagen and Stockholm is good news for SAS in the short term, it points to a bigger challenge in the long term.

Scandinavian Airline SAS Gets Good News — For Now — on Norwegian Route Changes

Business Travel

Thomas Cook’s Nordic Business Gets New Owners

Even though Thomas Cook Group is no longer around, parts of the company live on. The Nordic business was pretty profitable, crucially has strong local brands, and isn't weighed down by an extensive store network. It's easy to see how it can be a success in the future.

Thomas Cook’s Nordic Business Gets New Owners

Business Travel

Can Thomas Cook’s Surviving Brands Find New Homes?

Thomas Cook wasn't just a UK business: It had operations across Europe, some of which were pretty profitable. They're now in a race against time to secure their future and find new owners.

Can Thomas Cook’s Surviving Brands Find New Homes?

Business Travel

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less

Trends like this take time to play out, but that doesn't mean things aren't changing. Even if it's only a few people, in a few countries, the backlash against flying is real.

Businesses in Sweden Want Their Employees to Fly Less

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Although this is a step in the right direction, it's difficult to see how much of an impact this will have. Air travel is still a major pollutant and until somebody invents an alternative to jet fuel, it will stay that way.

Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

Airlines

SAS Scraps Most of Its Flights Due to Pilots Strike

As many as 170,000 passengers may be affected through Sunday because of a pilots strike at Scandinavian carrier SAS. Across the globe, a pilots shortage in most markets is strengthening the hand of labor in contract talks.

SAS Scraps Most of Its Flights Due to Pilots Strike

Hotels

Scandic Hotels Looks to Cut Costs to Brace for Increased Competition

With rivals making it a difficult end to the year, Scandic will have to keep an eye on costs if it wants to finish on a high.

Scandic Hotels Looks to Cut Costs to Brace for Increased Competition

Business Travel

Every One of Thomas Cook’s 17 Brands, Explained

Thomas Cook, the man, organized his first trip in 1841, and the travel company that bears his name is still going. After a series of mergers and acquisitions the company now has 17 key brands to focus on. Read our take on each.

Every One of Thomas Cook’s 17 Brands, Explained