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Published on : Tuesday, June 14, 2016
With its vibrant nightlife, diverse culinary scene and blend of western lifestyle and oriental culture, Beirut is one of the most exiting cities in the Middle East, and is becoming known as one of the best destinations for a city break in the sun.
Karsten Balke, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Germania: “We are very pleased by the strong demand out of Stockholm and are proud to add a direct link between the two cities. Our flights to Beirut are aimed at both leisure and business travelers, as well as those visiting friends and relatives in Lebanon.”
“We are pleased to get this direct route and a better connectivity to Beirut as it is one of the larger cities underserved in the Swedish market. In the last years we have also seen a quickly growing demand for Beirut as a destination. It is also very positive that Germania is increasing their Stockholm Arlanda Airport operation, as in Q1 2016 the international traffic increased by almost 9 percent to and from Stockholm”, says Elizabeth Axtelius, Aviation Director at Swedavia.
Swedavia is a State-owned group that owns, operates and develops ten airports acrossSweden. Swedavia also ownsGöteborg City Airport and is a minority owner in the company that operates the airport. Our role is to create the access Sweden needs to facilitate travel, business and meetings – inSweden, in Europe and around the world. Safe, satisfied passengers are the foundation of our business. Swedavia is a world leader in developing airports with the least possible environmental impact. The Group has revenue of almost 5.5 billion Swedish kronor and some 2,500 employees.
Germania celebrates its 30th anniversary!For three decades, Germania has flown travellers to destinations in the sun, major European cities, or to visit friends and relatives. Its passengers can choose from a wide range of fascinating destinations in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. On board, Germania guarantees a friendly service, snacks and soft drinks, and a minimum of 20kg baggage.Germania currently operates 22 aircraft.