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CLARA MOSCHINI

Avinor: +4% growth in traffic in 2017 in Norwegian airports

Oslo Airport accounted for 1.7 million

Collectively, the airports in the Avinor network experienced a growth of approximately 2.1 million passengers. Avinor Oslo Airport accounted for 1.7 million, which amounts to 6.6 percent of this growth. Among the other airports, Tromsø (8.7 percent), Harstad/Narvik (6.2 percent) and Bergen (2.8 percent) saw the strongest increase.

Tromsø-Frankfurt was a success throughout last year. In addition, Tromsø had new routes to Palma and Gdansk. The latter opened in December, to a good start. Moreover, the new routes of Widerøe from Oslo to Leknes and Svolvær have been successful, as well as the capacity increases of Mosjøen and Mo i Rana to Oslo.

Passenger growth in December was 1.6 percent higher than in 2016. Among Avinor’s largest airports, Tromsø had the greatest passenger growth in percentage with 7.9 percent, followed by Ålesund (4.2 percent), and Bergen (2.9 percent). In number of passengers, Oslo Airport saw the largest growth, with an increase of more than 48 000.

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