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Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police officers have been mobilized across the city, which will host the upcoming Davis Cup matches between Sweden ... Read More

Woman killed by masked gunmen on Swedish beach

Woman killed by masked gunmen on Swedish beach

A gang of masked gunmen attacked a man and woman carrying a child near the popular beach resort of ... Read More

Swedish woman kicked off bus in Swedish migrant town for wearing “too few clothes”

Swedish woman kicked off bus in Swedish migrant town for wearing “too few clothes”

Amid Sweden’s blistering heatwave (local media say the Scandinavian nation experienced temperatures as high as … 27 degrees Celsius, ... Read More

63 Australian-made planes grounded after 9 people killed in deadly Sweden crash

63 Australian-made planes grounded after 9 people killed in deadly Sweden crash

A total of 63 Australian-made planes have been grounded around the world following the fatal aircraft crash in Sweden ... Read More

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

According to Swedish emergency services, nine people were killed in a tourist plane crash in northern Sweden. The aircraft ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a ... Read More

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Neste and Air BP ready to deliver sustainable aviation fuel

Neste, a products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, ... Read More

No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm

No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm

Earlier Sunday a first suspected terror attack was reported in Stockholm, Sweden. A tourist bus exploded when it hit the top ... Read More

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Sweden proposing ambitious aviation greenhouse gas emission reduction target

Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, a proposal for ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its second Swedish gateway

To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ new direct service to Gothenburg, Sweden, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His ... Read More

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

Sweden turns into the world’s largest gourmet restaurant

To highlight healthy and natural food available in nature, Sweden, together with four Swedish Michelin-starred chefs, is launching The ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight touches down at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport

Qatar Airways’ first nonstop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s ... Read More

Stockholm in need of more hotels

Stockholm in need of more hotels

Despite a substantial increase in the number of hotel rooms in Stockholm last year, the demand for more hotels ... Read More

Addis Ababa – Oslo: Ethiopian Airlines now 6 times weekly

Addis Ababa – Oslo: Ethiopian Airlines now 6 times weekly

Ethiopian Airlines will be increasing its frequency between Addis Ababa and Avinor Oslo Airport as of December 11. The ... Read More

Arrested in Dubai for having a glass of wine on Emirates: Not really?

Arrested in Dubai for having a glass of wine on Emirates: Not really?

Was a Swedish passenger flying on Emirates airline arrested in Dubai with her 4-year-old daughter for having one drink? Read More

Doha to Gothenburg now non-stop on Qatar Airways

Doha to Gothenburg now non-stop on Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways will launch direct five-times weekly flights from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden starting 12 December, making it the ... Read More

Icehotel in Sweden: You got to see the two new art suites!

Icehotel in Sweden: You got to see the two new art suites!

Two new art suites just opened at ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi. The summer is in full bloom in Sweden, but inside ... Read More

An attempt to “enter dangerous proximity” to Russian floating nuclear power unit intercepted in Baltic Sea

An attempt to “enter dangerous proximity” to Russian floating nuclear power unit intercepted in Baltic Sea

Russian convoy ships in conjunction with the Swedish Coast Guard and the Danish Navy have intercepted an attempt to ... Read More

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

IATA Transparency in Payments now in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway ... Read More

SAS orders A330-300

SAS orders A330-300

SAS selected the A330-300 to further standardize its long-haul fleet. One new A330-300 equipped with RR Trent 772B engines ... Read More

Huawei announces strategic partnership with IATA

Huawei announces strategic partnership with IATA

At the Passenger Terminal EXPO 2018 in Stockholm, Huawei today announced it has joined the Strategic Partnerships Program of ... Read More

Canada and Sweden most LGBT-friendly travel destinations

Canada and Sweden most LGBT-friendly travel destinations

The recent introduction of marriage equality has improved Germany’s position in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index, ranking the most ... Read More

Saab reveals first GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft

Saab reveals first GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft

Today Saab rolls out the first GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft to the media at its ... Read More

Visiting Sweden on New Years: Stockholm, Gothenburg, Umea or Uppsala?

Visiting Sweden on New Years: Stockholm, Gothenburg, Umea or Uppsala?

Traveling for Sweden for New Year's means one thing: fireworks. Fireworks means big business for tourism. Here are The ... Read More

Sweden grants temporary asylum to 106-year-old Afghan woman

Sweden grants temporary asylum to 106-year-old Afghan woman

A 106-year-old Afghan woman who made a journey to Europe in 2015 that involved her son and grandson carrying ... Read More

Emirates to introduce additional flights to Stockholm

Emirates to introduce additional flights to Stockholm

Emirates today announced that it will introduce three additional flights per week to the Swedish capital, complementing Emirates’ existing ... Read More

World Water Week opens in Stockholm

World Water Week opens in Stockholm

World leaders, water experts, development professionals, policy-makers, and one astronaut, have gathered in Stockholm for a week-long meeting focused ... Read More