Eurowings Launches Two New Routes From Stockholm Arlanda

A line of Eurowings aircraft on the tarmac.
Photo Credit: Eurowings

Ultra-low cost carrier Eurowings will bolster its operations at Stockholm Arlanda Airport with the introduction of two new direct routes ahead of the summer of 2024.

This expansion marks a further step forward for both Eurowings and the airport.  The new routes will serve Hannover (HAJ) and Naples (NAP) respectively, adding to the carrier’s network from Arlanda.

The addition of new routes to Hannover and Naples strengthens air connectivity between Sweden, Tialy and Germany.

Since they first established their Swedish base in the summer of 2022, Eurowings has added a variety of destinations to their offer making the total number thirteen.

Stockholm to Hannover and Naples

Route Details

The new routes from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Hannover (HAJ) and Naples (NAP) are poised to attract a diverse range of travellers. These include business professionals, tourists, and visiting friends and relatives (VFR) passengers.

Both Hannover and Naples are popular destinations known for their cultural heritage, scenic beauty, and economic significance.

Frequency and Schedule

Eurowings will operate the Stockholm Arlanda Airport – Hannover route twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays, starting from the 1st of May.

Similarly, the Stockholm Arlanda Airport – Naples route will be serviced twice a week, on Fridays and Sundays, commencing operations on the 14th of June.

A Eurowings Airbus parked at sunset.
Photo Credit: Eurowings

Aircraft Fleet

Eurowings will deploy its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft to serve the new routes, ensuring a seamless and comfortable travel experience for passengers.

Known for their reliability, efficiency, and passenger comfort, the A320 aircraft are well-suited for short to medium-haul flights, making them an ideal choice for routes within Europe.

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Meeting Market Demand

Eurowings’ decision to expand its operations at Stockholm Arlanda Airport reflects the growing demand for air travel in the region.

By identifying emerging market trends and consumer preferences, the airline moved to cater to the evolving needs of travellers

The expansion initiative also highlights the strong partnership between Eurowings and Swedavia, the operator of Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Through collaborative efforts, both entities seek to enhance the airport’s appeal as a strategic hub for international travel. This further benefits the economic development of the region.

Eurowings’ foothold in the Swedish market is partly due to its strategic partnerships. These collaborations include Swedavia, a key player in the Swedish aviation industry, and other relevant partners.

By leveraging synergies and pooling resources, the airline has been able to enhance its operational efficiency and deliver value-added services to customers.

A Eurowings Airbus takes off.
Photo Credit: Eurowings.

Eurowings’ Commitment to the Swedish Market

Eurowings established its base in Sweden in the summer of 2022. Since then, the airline has shown a strong commitment to growing its presence in the country.

Eurowings is adding new routes to Hannover and Naples as part of its wider strategy. As well as broadening options, it caters to the general rising demand for flights within Sweden.

Expansion Timeline

Eurowings’ expansion efforts have been characterized by a gradual but consistent approach, focusing on sustainable growth and operational efficiency.

The airline will maximize its market impact and capitalize on seasonal travel trends with route commencement timing.

Eurowings has significantly expanded its portfolio of destinations from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The addition of Hannover and Naples routes furthers that expansion.

These additions complement the existing route network and offer passengers a greater variety of travel options.

Quotes from Key Stakeholders

Elizabeth Axtelius, Director Aviation Business at Swedavia, supported Eurowings’ expansion at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

“Eurowings investment in new direct routes shows great confidence in the Swedish air travel market. They are an important partner in us being able to offer a wide range of destinations at our airports,” said Axtelius.

Michael Haendel, Head of Network Management & Airport Relations at Eurowings, reaffirmed the airline’s commitment to the Swedish market. He hinted at future expansion, saying:

“The Swedish market perfectly matches with the value airline quality concept Eurowings provides.”

“We look forward to expanding our network also in future to offer a wide range of destinations from leisure to business from Arlanda and drive forward the pan-European growth of Eurowings from Sweden,” Haendel concluded.


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