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Airports Cargo

Plenty Fishy at Oslo Airport

Avinor Oslo Airport saw a huge increase in air cargo in 2017, the biggest volumes of which were exports of fresh Norwegian seafood.

Airports

New Arrivals Hall and Duty-Free Shop Open at Oslo

The new domestic arrivals hall has opened at Oslo airport; the first large part of the facility to open before the new Oslo Airport officially opens on 27 April 2017.

As part of the new arrivals terminal, Oslo has opened a new Duty Free shopping area which, at 4,000 square metres, is twice as large as the previous arrivals shop.

Airports

Salmon and Tourism: Oslo Airport’s Management Company Intensifies Focus on Asia

Avinor, which manages 46 airports in Norway, has announced that it will scale up efforts to better connect Oslo and Norway with the Asian continent.

Oslo Airport is an important communications hub in Norway with approximately 24 million travellers and more than 235,000 aircraft movements per year.

Avinor has appointed Mr. Ulv Elbirk in a consultant role as the new Director Asia Route Development to help grow those numbers, benefitting from Asian tourism and business demand.

Green Skies

Oslo Airport Recognised as Europe’s Greenest

Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, with Avinor’s Oslo Airport winning the Eco-Innovation Award from the independent Advisory Board of the carbon management program, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

“The judges were particularly impressed by the pioneering and innovative Oslo Airport’s project of setting up a regular supply of bio jetfuel to all the customer airlines, since January 2016, making it the first airport in the world to offer this service through the normal supply mechanism,” ACI EUROPE explains.