Sweden

Sweden, Finland join NATO air forces for policing exercise

Sweden and Finland joined NATO air forces for joint air policing drills over the Baltic Sea....


Sweden to invest $2 billion into airports growth in Vietnam

Swedish financial institutions proposed to invest  $2 billion into aviation projects in Vietnam.  ...


Sweden rejects Norwegian credit guarantee

Having survived a near-death experience during the COVID-19 lockdown, low-cost carrier Norwegian seems to be struggling again. The Swedish National Debt Office announced the rejection of the air carrier’s request for a state credit guarantee.  ...


Tempest fighter program gears up with new partners and investment

The Tempest program took a huge step forward with two almost-simultaneous announcements from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and the Swedish manufacturer Saab....


Protesters glues to SAS ATR aircraft, delays flight SK2184

On June 29, 2020, the police were called to Angelholm Helsingborg Airport (AGH) as a group of people entered the runway, attempting to prevent a passenger plane from leaving. One protester glued themselves to a plane, a message by local police indicated. ...


The Russian military is about to fly over the United States. How?

Usually, observation planes approaching a foreign airspace experience a strong reaction, often in the form of an interception and an official complaint from the diplomatic sphere. This month, however, several flights of this kind should take place without a hitch, thanks to the "Open Skies" deal....


Swedish JAS 39 Gripen crashes after bird strike

A Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet from the Swedish Air Force crashed on August 21, 2018, near Ronneby, in the south of Sweden, after hitting a bird. The pilot ejected safely....


Ryanair cancels 400 flights but denies strike in Netherlands

Ryanair canceled about 400 flights on August 10, 2018, in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, and Ireland due to a joint pilot strikes. The low-cost company claims operations will not be affected in the Netherlands, despite the Dutch personnel joining the movement....


Saab to upgrade Swedish Gripens

On the 16th of December 2016, Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding upgrades to the Gripen C/D system. The order value is approximately SEK 215 million ($22.94 million) and deliveries will take place between 2017 and 2019....