Category: Airline / Travel
Small airports with short runways, an established short-haul network and experience with electrification of transport makes Scandinavia and the Nordic countries an obvious place for electric aircraft to thrive.
Despite the year-long crisis for the aviation industry caused by the coronavirus pandemic, airlines in the Nordic region have reaffirmed long-term commitments to exploring electric aviation.
Rolls-Royce and Widerøe have collaborated on a zero-emissions aviation research program since 2019. The Norwegian airline hopes to put 9-seater all-electric aircraft into commercial use as early as 2026.