Air Sweden is a Swedish airline that offers scheduled and charter passenger flights. The airline is based at several airports within Sweden but uses Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (ARN) as its main hub. Air Sweden launched in 2009, stopped flying in 2012 and re-launched in 2021. With the re-launch, the airline flies to several destinations across Europe, as well as to destinations in the Middle East and Africa. The airline offers flights on its own schedule but also flies on behalf of tour operators and other airlines.
Air Sweden was a rebrand from an old Swedish airline, Nordic Airlink/Nordic Airways. Nordic Airlink/Nordic Airways was a charter airline that flew from 2001–2009 under the 'Nordic Leisure' brand and flew for various tour operators and airlines, including SAS, Germanwings and others. In 2009, the airline rebranded as Air Sweden and upgraded its fleet to offer charter flights both long-haul and short-haul. The airline stopped flying in 2012 due to lack of demand. In 2019, the airline announced its return and flights were scheduled for 2021. Air Sweden's return marked the first time that it offered regularly scheduled flights.
The airline is a full-service carrier, which means extras such as in-flight entertainment and complimentary food and drink are usually included within its service.
The airline flies both short-haul and long-haul flights. It flies to several destinations across Europe, to the Middle East and to Africa.
At this time, it's unknown what the baggage allowance for Air Sweden is at this time. However, it's expected that free carry-on baggage and checked baggage will be included within the price of each ticket.
The airline offers Economy Class flights only on its short-haul flights and Economy Class and Business Class on its long-haul flights.
In Economy Class short-haul, seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation. There are 180 seats in the cabin.
In Economy Class long-haul, seats are set out in a 2 x 4 x 2 formation.
In Business Class long-haul, seats are set out in a 2 x 2 formation.
Flights on long-haul have 256 seats when combining all seats in Economy Class and Business Class.
In-flight entertainment is included on both short-haul and long-haul flights. The airline has in-flight entertainment system installed on all flights, although, the entertainment changes slightly depending on the flight.
On short-haul flights, there are shared TV screens that drop down from the ceiling of the plane. Passengers are each given a pair of earphones that, when plugged into the connector on their seat, gives them the audio of whatever movie or TV show is being shown on the screen.
On long-haul flights, in both Economy Class and Business Class, passengers have their own personal screen which is fitted onto the seat-back of each seat with an in-flight entertainment system. The in-flight entertainment system gives passengers a choice of movies, TV shows, games, music and more.
On short-haul flights, passengers are given complimentary snacks and drinks in-flight, with the option to pre-order a meal where available.
On long-haul flights, passengers are given a complimentary meal and drinks, as well as complimentary snacks available to order.
Business Class passengers are treated to a Business Class meal on flights. Business Class meals are carefully selected and crafted and are only available to order from the exclusive Business Class menu.
There's no frequent flyer program for Air Sweden.
Air Sweden isn't a member of any airline alliance.
There's no online check-in for this airline.
Passengers must check-in at the airport for their flight. To check-in, passengers must have all their travel documents (e-ticket, passport etc) ready to show the airline staff at the check-in desk.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) is an international airport in Stockholm, Sweden and the hub airport for Air Sweden. The airline launched with Stockholm Arlanda as its hub when it launched in as Nordic Airways/Airlink in 2001. It briefly changed hubs after but returned to the airport in 2012 and continued to use it as a hub upon its re-launch in 2021. The airport has four terminals, three runways and can handle over 20 million passengers each year.
Other than Air Sweden, the airport is also a hub for SAS, Norwegian and Novair.