Articles tagged “sweden”

Tourism

The Arctic Emerges as a Serious Destination for Post-Pandemic Times

As demand has increased, the Arctic has expanded its visitor infrastructure. It just needs to ensure that it has the personnel to preserve the experiential part of it.

The Arctic Emerges as a Serious Destination for Post-Pandemic Times

Airlines

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

A logical tie-up from these oneworld airlines, and new northern gateways should generate some cash for both parties since the closure of Russian airspace.

Finnair Strikes Deal With Qatar Airways to Unlock New Markets

Airlines

SAS Restarts Talks With Pilot Unions to Secure New Pay Deal

A one-day strike has already hit the airline by up to $123 million, as the 2,550 flight cancellations affected 270,000 passengers. Unions have the upper hand, so we may see a breakthrough today.

SAS Restarts Talks With Pilot Unions to Secure New Pay Deal

News Blog

EasyJet’s Top Operating Exec Quits After Weeks of Cancellations

EasyJet's Peter Bellew has resigned as chief operating officer, following weeks of turmoil at the airline. He has now left "to pursue other business opportunities" the airline said in a statement on Monday, effective July 1, as other European airlines prepare for a difficult summer ahead — including SAS which will now face widespread strikes…

Airlines

Scandinavia’s Debt-Ridden SAS Airline Looks to Denmark for Survival

With Sweden and Norway not wanting to remain long-term stakeholders, the survival of Scandinavian Airlines now hinges on Denmark. However, with Copenhagen's stake set to go up to 30 percent, how much of a deterrent would that be for potential private investors?

Scandinavia’s Debt-Ridden SAS Airline Looks to Denmark for Survival

Airlines

Sweden Will Not Inject More Capital Into Scandinavian Airlines

Post Sweden's decision, all eyes are now on Denmark. The two governments are the largest owners of the Scandinavian airline, each holding a 21.8 percent stake.

Sweden Will Not Inject More Capital Into Scandinavian Airlines

Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

The investment would be conditional on the airline opting for cost cuts and financial restructuring. It may not have much of a choice.

Scandinavian Airlines May Get Rescued by Foreign Investors — Reports

Startups

Why European Investing Giant Kinnevik Is Betting on Travel Startups

Even though Kinnevik is Europe's largest publicly listed startup investor, it has only recently begun to take stakes in travel startups. What it looks for in companies tells a broader story of how investors generally view the sector.

Why European Investing Giant Kinnevik Is Betting on Travel Startups

Business Travel

TripActions Inherits Swedish Travel Agency to Strengthen Europe Footprint

Buying Germany's Comtravo last month also meant taking on that agency's own ongoing acquisitions, including plans to buy Sweden's Resia. That deal's now gone through, and TripActions gains a shortcut to Scandinavia.

TripActions Inherits Swedish Travel Agency to Strengthen Europe Footprint

Coronavirus

Sweden’s Scandic Hotels Sees Bookings Double

More positive signs of rebirth in Scandinavian travel.

Sweden’s Scandic Hotels Sees Bookings Double