An air service agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden and the Government of Australia was initiallied in 1998.

The agreement was initialled on 16 October 1998 but has not yet been signed. It has been approved by the Swedish Government.

Designation principle

Multiple designation.

Traffic rights for airlines designated by Sweden

The designated airlines of Sweden have the right to operate in both directions from Sweden via intermediate points to points in Australia and beyond. Traffic rights may be exercised beyond Australia to four points in the South West Pacific but not at any other points beyond.

The exercise of rights at any intermediate or beyond points are to be agreed upon between the aeronautical authorities.

Possibility to enter into co-operative marketing arrangements such as blocked-space or code sharing also with a third Party.

Capacity regime

Passenger capacity entitlement: 2800 seats per week.

Cargo capacity entitlement: For dedicated cargo services on the specified routes the designated airlines can freely determine frequency, capacity and aircraft type to be operated.

Australia has concluded a horizontal air service agreement with EU

EU’s horizontal agreement aims at bringing all Member States bilateral agreements with Australia to be in line with certain EU provisions. This means that some of the articles in the bilateral agreement between Sweden and Australia no longer applies, since they are replaced by the provisions in the horizontal agreement.