News Listings for Malmo-Sturup

  • Airways railroaded

    News | 14 Aug 2000 23:00

    Air vs Rail: Airports and airlines take a new train of thought on partnerships for the 21st century <p>DeeDee Doke/LONDON Julian Moxon/PARIS </p> <p>As growing numbers of aircraft crowd European skies, more and more airline and airport operators are turning their attention to a ground force to relieve the congestion. </p> <p>Across Europe, the newest solutions to moving passengers quickly between major hubs and smaller industrial centres involve rail - air travel's older transport relation - much to the chagrin of regional airlines. </p> <p>From France to Sweden, the air transport industry major league's pioneering spirit in this effort is driven more by need than by a desire to share its influence and ever-increasing customer base. </p> <p>"It's not economical to fly a 300km (162 nm) sector. You pay so much in landing fees," says Andrew Sharp, director general of the Heathrow-based International Air Rail Organisation (IARO). </p> <p>The organisation's members include airports,
  • FlyEuropean begins low fare service for Swedish domestic market

    News | 05 Jun 2000 23:00

    <p>FlyEuropean, a Swedish low fare start-up formed by European Aviation of the UK, began operations last month on services between Stockholm and Malm&ouml;. The airline is initially operating twice-daily round trips between Stockholm Skavsta and Malm&ouml; Sturup airports, using two 100-seat BAC One-Eleven 500s. Introductory return fares start from SKr350 ($39) plus taxes.</p>
  • Airline news

    News | 30 Jun 1996 23:00

    <p>Air France Cargo was set to launch a weekly Boeing 747 cargo service from Paris/Charles de Gaulle to Helsinki at the end of May. </p> <p>American Airlines Cargo is to introduce a 4.3 per cent fuel surcharge on its US domestic cargo and priority parcel service charges in July. </p> <p>Air Hong Kong expects to start a thrice weekly cargo service from Hong Kong to Chicago/O'Hare in the second quarter using a B747-200 freighter. </p> <p>SAS will introduce six weekly services this summer from Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki to Manchester. It will also start nonstop services from Copenhagen to Newcastle, operating twice daily on weekdays and daily at weekends, and weekly flights from Stockholm to Edinburgh. </p> <p>Continental Airlines has confirmed a new twice daily Newark to Toronto service as of July. It expects to start a service from Raleigh-Durham to Toronto via Newark. </p> <p>British Airways plans to reintroduce flights from London/Gatwick to Belgrade this July following a 15 ye
  • Talk this way

    News | 07 Feb 1996 00:00

    <p>A Swedish-led technology could provide a key element of the Future Air Navigation System. </p> <p>Kieran Daly/LONDON </p> <p>THE GLOBAL-NAVIGATION satellite-system-synchronised, self-organising, time-division, multiple-access (STDMA) data- link really needs a much better name. It is one thing for the dedicated souls serving on the International Civil Aviation Organisation's (ICAO) technical committees to cope with this sort of linguistic horror, but there is now good reason to think that a much wider aviation community will have to incorporate "STDMA" into its vocabulary. Indeed, it may become one of the most important technical elements of the Future Air Navigation System (FANS). </p> <p>In the rarefied world of the FANS planners, data-links are the number one technical concern. Data-linking pervades the entire philosophy behind the FANS and, even now, new applications for it are emerging: as a replacement for voice communications; to pass position reports via satellites; to co