Sweden’s airports have seen almost three million passengers take flights in January – higher than the same month last year, and up by a million compared to nine years ago.
Radio Sweden spoke to Hans Uhrus at Swedavia, which runs the airports in this country.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Cruise through Northwest Passage has set sail, Blog by Mia Bennett, Cryopolitics
China: It’s official: China releases its first Arctic Policy, Blog by Mia Bennett, Crypolitics
Finland: Could an underwater tunnel connect Estonia to Finland by train?, The Independent Barents Observer
Norway: Electric planes could arrive sooner than we think in Norway, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Aviation company considering a Murmansk-Oslo direct flight, The Independent Barents Observer
United States: Northwest Passage cruise marks turning point in Arctic tourism, Alaska Public Radio Network