Press releases 2021
2021-09-13. Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider LFV has been commissioned by the Swedish Government to propose how the airspace below 2900 meters should be designed to create better conditions for more environmentally friendly flights to Swedish airports.
2021-06-01. Today LFV commissioned the new remote tower centre, RTC Stockholm, for remote air-traffic control at some of Swedavia’s airports. The first airport to be connected to the centre was Kiruna Airport.
2021-03-29. LFV has commissioned a new primary radar in southern Sweden. With this, LFV's air traffic controllers who manage traffic over the southern Baltic Sea receive important flight safety-enhancing information about flights without transponders.
2021-03-09. The air traffic in Swedish airspace decreased by 57 percent in 2020 as a direct result of the pandemic. The number of flights last year was 332,000, compared with 774,000 in 2019.
2021-02-24. LFV and Vattenfall are now initiating a research collaboration that involves further steps towards a fossil-free transport sector. The starting point will be the new research arena LARC (LFV Aviation Research Center) at the airport in Örnsköldsvik, where solutions for fossil-free airports will be developed and be able to function as a template for other airports.