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Swedish Gripen C/D upgrade aims to keep type relevant until mid-2030s

Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration has contracted Saab to upgrade the Swedish Air Force’s entire JAS 39C/D Gripen fleet in a bid to keep the multi-role fighters operationally relevant until the mid-2030s

Nile Air reveals first European destination

Egypt's largest private airline is preparing to take-off to Europe this summer with its first direct scheduled services to the continent

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Flying with the Germans on a live-fire exercise over Sweden

We joined the German Air Force Weapons School as it carried out part of the instructor course at the Vidsel Test Range in Sweden, where crews trained in the employment of missiles, bombs and guns

Finnish Hornets and Hawks participate in LFÖ21

The Finnish Air Force has deployed six Boeing F/A-18C Hornet multi-role fighters and three BAE Systems Hawk Mk51/A jet trainers to the Swedish Air Force's Luftförsvarsövning 21 (LFÖ 21, Air Defence Exercise 21)

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Swedish Learjets return to FMV with military serials

Both of the Learjet 35As owned by Sweden's Defence Materiel Administration have been returned to operations by the FMV after spending many years employed by Saab Special Flight Operations in the threat support role

Stockholm Bromma Airport Now Available

Scenery developer, Orbx has released ESSB Stockholm Bromma Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

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Swedish Gripens set to start AAR clearance with A400M

Clearing the Saab Gripen C/D for air-to-air refuelling from the Airbus A400M is finally set to start. According to a Luftwaffe (German Air Force) source, an A400M from LTG-62 will deploy from Wunstorf, Germany, to Luleå-Kallax in Sweden on September 13 for two weeks of clearance work

Finland prepares to host Arctic Fighter Meet 21

The Finnish Air Force’s Lapland Air Command is preparing to host the Arctic Fighter Meet 21 live air exercise at Rovaniemi Air Base from August 30 to September 3

Ryanair and Wizz Air expand Swedish operations

The low cost carriers are expected to introduce further services to their winter schedules

Eurowings set to launch operations at Malmo Airport

The airline also plans to inaugurate a new service from the Swedish base to the Balkan region later this month