Oslo Airport installed feedback screens in all of the airport’s restroom facilities

OSLO, 2015-12-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oslo Airport has renovated its restroom facilities, a move which has been greatly appreciated by passengers. Eighty-five per cent now say that the quality of the restroom facilities in the nation’s main airport is good. This is a 20 per cent increase from the summer of 2014. “We have… Read the full press release

Finnair’s Airbus A350 XWB marks first-ever visit to Norway at Oslo Airport

OSLO, NORWAY, 2015-10-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Friday afternoon marked the first-ever visit to Norway by the new long-haul Airbus A350 XWB. Finnair is the first European airline to fly the A350 XWB, and marked the occasion at Oslo Airport.  On Wednesday, 7 October, Finnair took delivery of its first new long-haul Airbus, A350… Read the full press release

Øyvind Hasaas becomes the new CEO of Oslo Airport

OSLO, 2014-8-14 — /Travel PR News/ — After receiving the keys to the executive office, Hasaas commented: “I’m motivated and excited to take on new tasks. Now I look forward to being involved in developing Oslo Airport together with a large pool of capable, talented people.” Hasaas was previously the CEO of REC Solar ASA. He has… Read the full press release

Avinor reports almost 20 million passenegers travelled to and from its airports in May; 3.9 % increase compared to the same period last year

International traffic increased by 3.7 % in May compared to May last year, while domestic traffic experienced a growth of 1.5 %. OSLO, 2014-6-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In sum, 4.4 million passengers travelled to and from Avinor’s airports during the month of May.  So far this year, the total number of passengers equals almost… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport launches new self-service information kiosks to help passengers navigate their way around Norway’s main airport

Oslo Airport has set up new self-service information kiosks to make it easy for travellers to quickly find the information they need at Norway’s main airport. OSLO, 2014-6-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The six kiosks are strategically located to help passengers navigate their way around the airport. Two are located in the departures hall, one… Read the full press release

Norway’s longest artwork (250 metres long) opens at Oslo Airport

OSLO, 2014-04-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Norway’s longest artwork is finally ready at Oslo Airport and the opening took place on 11 April. The artwork is a whopping 250 metres long and adorns the walkway out to the South Pier. “This helps provide a better passenger experience and elevates their experience of the South Pier,” says… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport reports for 1 632 823 passengers in January 2014, 6.3 per cent increase compared to January 2013

The start of 2014 has been characterised by more passengers travelling longer distances. In January, 1 632 823 passengers travelled through Oslo Airport and international flights increased significantly compared with the same month last year. Oslo, Norway, 2014-2-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — More than 1.6 million passengers is an increase of 6.3 per cent compared with January 2013…. Read the full press release

Oslo Airport (OSL) increases the number of intercontinental flights

Oslo Airport offers more and more direct flights to destinations on other continents. Oslo, Norway, 2013-11-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ever since Oslo Airport (OSL) opened in 1998, increasing the number of intercontinental flights to and from the airport has been a priority. By ‘intercontinental flights’ we mean those that last more than six hours and serve destinations… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport set single day passengers record when 88 046 people travelled via the airport on Friday, 27 September

Oslo, Norway, 2013-10-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oslo Airport set yet another record for the number of passengers on a single day on Friday, 27 September, when 88 046 people travelled via the airport. “This day marked the beginning of the autumn holiday for many. Our ability to handle more than 88 000 passengers in one day proves… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport celebrates its 15th anniversary on 8 October 2013

Oslo, Norway, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Tuesday, 8 October marks the 15th anniversary since Oslo Airport (OSL) opened its doors and runways as Norway’s new main airport at a ceremony presided over by His Royal Majesty King Harald on 8 October 1998. A Color Air flight bound for Ålesund piloted by Captain Tord Tangvik was the first… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport announced summer 2013 the busiest in its history

2013-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The summer of 2013 has been the busiest in the history of Oslo Airport. In July, a new record for number of travellers in a single month was set when 2,219,419 passengers travelled via the airport, an increase of 7.1% from last year. International routes grew the most, surging 10.4%, while domestic… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport: Swiss Air to start non-stop flights from Oslo to Geneva

2013-07-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — On December 14, 2013 Swiss International Airlines will begin offering flights to Geneva, Switzerland. Flights leave 3 times a week until the end of the winter season March 29th. This new route offers a speedier way to the Swiss Alps and great skiing conditions! The welcoming slopes of Port du Soleil are… Read the full press release

Traffic numbers for Oslo Airport in May continue to show steady growth

Traffic numbers for Oslo Airport in May continue to show steady growth. In May, the increase was 2.5% compared with May 2012. 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Domestic traffic declined by 0.6 %, which was due to several holidays in connection with weekends in May, as well as a strike in Widerøe. International traffic increased by a… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport April Traffic Report

2013-05-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passenger numbers at Oslo Airport rebounded in April, showing a sharp 12.1% increase over April 2012. Due to moveable public holidays, the figures for March and April provide a more correct picture when they compiled. This provides a growth rate of 3.8%, putting Oslo Airport back on the growth track. Domestic traffic… Read the full press release

Avinor and OSL discover social dumping and launch investigation

2013-05-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — On Tuesday, 30 April the Norwegian television channel TV2 aired a story about social dumping that took place in connection with the development project at Oslo Airport. The case referred to had already been dealt with by Avinor and Oslo Airport in March. In early March, Oslo Airport, via the T2 (T2… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport receives record grant

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enova has awarded Oslo Lufthavn AS two different grants totalling about NOK 35 million. This is record grant from Enova, a public enterprise whose purpose is to promote environmentally friendly restructuring of energy consumption and energy generation in Norway. The NOK 30.6 million grant was awarded for OSL’s investment in passive and… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport: Norwegian now flies directly to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2013-04-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian is launching Fort Lauderdale, Florida as a new destination from Oslo Airport. The new route, which opens 30 November, is an important event for the airport and completely in line with its strategy of becoming a Scandinavian aviation hub. “This is a good day and an important event for Oslo Airport. The… Read the full press release