News

29 March 12:03

Improved air traffic control over the southern Baltic Sea with new radar

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. Read more

09 March 09:03

Major reduction in air traffic in 2020 due to the pandemic

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. Read more

09 March 08:03

LFV streamlines Nordic air traffic services

As of 15 February, LFV provides new technical services to air navigation service providers in Iceland (Isavia) and Denmark (Naviair). These services streamline their production of flight information and are the result of a successful Nordic collaboration. Read more

24 February 08:02

LFV and Vattenfall in collaboration on the fossil-free airport

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... Read more

21 December 11:12

LFV withdraws notice but the situation remains serious

LFV withdraws the notice of 500 posts placed in April this year, but the situation remains serious. The picture of the financial conditions is somewhat clearer now than this spring and such a comprehensive notice is therefore no longer justified, but the business will show large deficits in the coming years and therefore a new notice m... Read more

16 November 10:11

LFV and IBM investigate the use of Artificial Intelligence for Swedish air traffic control

In the joint research project Advanced Autoplanner, LFV and IBM are investigating the possibility of using AI (Artificial Intelligence) for increased automation of more complex tasks in air traffic control. Read more