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Oslo Airport - Articles and news items

Oslo Airport trials new security lanes

Airport news  •  15 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Oslo Airport is currently developing a new security lanes solution for the ‘new Oslo Airport’ where passengers are asked to take part in the trial and give feedback.

Oslo Airport to offer jet biofuel to all airlines

Airport news  •  22 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Oslo Airport has become the first international hub to offer jet biofuel to all airlines through the normal supply mechanism.

Reduced security check waiting times at Oslo Airport

Airport news  •  15 September 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Oslo Airport has reveal its security check waiting times have been reduced to an average two minutes with customer satisfaction rising each year.

Oslo Airport introducing Explosives Trace Detectors at security checkpoints

Airport news  •  26 August 2015  •  Victoria White

Random hand searches of passengers are to be replaced at Oslo Airport by checks using particle detectors - Explosives Trace Detectors (ETD)...

Oslo Airport trials ‘Connecting Norway’ system

Airport news  •  5 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A new pilot system designed to improve passenger flow of international to domestic flight connections is currently under trial at Oslo Airport.

Oslo Airport records 12 million passengers in first half of 2015

Airport news  •  16 July 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Air traffic Oslo Airport at has grown 0.6 percent in the first six months of 2015 recording almost 12 million passengers.

Oslo Airport included in US preclearance facility project

Airport news  •  2 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Oslo Airport has been selected as one of ten airports globally to be included in a project headed by US Customs and Border Protection to establish a US preclearance facility.

Traffic growth gave good first half for Avinor

Airport news  •  4 September 2014  •  Avinor

Falk-Petersen stressed that the high punctuality does not come by itself. - It is especially difficult to maintain such a high punctuality at Oslo Airport in these days...

A-CDM: Partnership progress at Oslo Airport

Issue 3 2014  •  17 June 2014  •  Gro Jære, Senior Project Manager A-CDM at Oslo Airport

In January 2014, Oslo became the ninth CDM airport in Europe. Gro Jære, Senior Project Manager A-CDM at Oslo Airport, details the successful implementation...

New security contract awarded to G4S

Airport news  •  24 October 2012  •  Oslo Airport

After a thorough evaluation process, Oslo Airport has decided to award G4S the contracts for security services...

Oslo plays it cool

Issue 3 2011  •  10 June 2011  •  Henning Bråtebæk, Director of Airport Services, Oslo Airport

Despite a total of 1.58 metres of snow this winter, Oslo Airport (OSL) achieved a punctuality rate of 80%. Efficient and productive snow clearing techniques are essential for the smooth operation of Norway’s main airport.Because of its continental climate, Oslo Gardermoen receives more than its fair share of snow, freezing fog and drizzling rain. But despite these meteorological challenges, the airport has always had good punctuality figures – primarily thanks to the excellent routines for dealing with the winter weather. Since it opened, the airport has only been closed twice because of snow – on 1 February 2008 and 7 February 2009. And on both occasions, the closure only lasted a few hours.

Oslo Airport – Europe’s most efficient airport

Issue 6 2010  •  13 December 2010  •  Oslo Airport

Oslo Airport (OSL) is Norway’s main airport located at Gardermoen in the municipality of Ullensaker, approximately 47 kilometres north of Oslo. The airport serviced 18.1 million passengers in 2009 and has been named Europe’s most punctual airport four times by the AEA (Association of European Airlines).The airport has a strong environmental profile and focuses on public transport to and from the airport. A BAA survey in 2007 showed that Oslo Airport Gardermoen has the highest share of public transport in Europe, with a huge 60.1%.

Amor Group announces strong results as it celebrates first anniversary

Airport news  •  13 May 2010  •  The BIG Partnership

Amor Group is marking its first anniversary today with the announcement of strong results for its initial year of trading...

Expansion needs at Oslo Airport

Issue 5 2009, Past issues  •  29 September 2009  •  Nic Nilsen, Managing Director, Oslo Airport

As Norway's primary airport, Oslo Airport (OSL) has a unique position in Norwegian aviation. During its first 10 years of operation, the airport has seen very positive growth. A number of major and minor measures have helped to meet various passenger needs during this time. Oslo Airport will eventually need considerable expansion to meet future passenger needs.

Winter at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)

Issue 2 2008, Past issues  •  28 March 2008  •  Erik Gill, Director of Airport Services, Oslo Airport

Based on many years of experience, winter at Oslo Airport is defined as the period between 15 October and 15 April. This is when we enter a period which will require the planning to have been completed and the manpower and equipment to be in place. We have to ensure that we are ready to resolve the challenges a Norwegian winter can bring.

 

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