davidjohnson6 wrote:The Swedish transport agency has not yet published figures for all airports in July 2019. However, I've had a look at the number of domestic pax at each Swedish airport in June 2019 and compared against June 2018. I've ignored airports where there were structural changes in the domestic market - e.g. Nextjet who are now bankrupt having been the major airline, (e.g. Hemavan) or domestic flights no longer being offered (e.g. Jonkoping) as well as cases where there is no scheduled domestic route.
Umea no change
The ones I’m surprised by are these:
Karlstad has an excellent train connection to Stockholm (2:20 to 3:00 normal travel time). Perhaps some construction work on the way to Kristinehamn has affected the travel choices?
Skellefteå??? Umeå and Luleå are basically unchanged, so why -34 % in Skellefteå? Have the airline companies reduced the frequency there and some SFT pax fill up a slack in LLA and UME that thereby becomes invisible in these numbers? Train to Stockholm is an 8-9 hour project, so I would expect business travels to be pretty much unchanged, even if private travel may see a minor decline due to the environmental