NordStar Airlines
NordStar Airlines (JSC NordStar Airlines) is a dynamically developing aviation project, the main objective of which is to provide reliable, high-quality and maximally affordable air communication between the largest Russian and foreign cities.
The company was established on 17 December 2008, when by the decision of the Board of Directors of Joint Stock Company «Airline «Taimyr» (controlled by PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel) the Moscow Branch of Joint Stock Company «Airline «Taimyr» was founded together with the trademark «NordStar Airlines».
The first flight of NordStar Airlines was performed on 17 June 2009 on the route Moscow — Norilsk launching regular service on two most important routes for Norilsk: Norilsk — Moscow and Norilsk — Krasnoyarsk. At the same time NordStar Airlines began to conduct transportation service on the route Krasnoyarsk — Moscow. Thus, reliable air communication between Norilsk, Moscow and Krasnoyarsk became priority growth area for the airline right from the beginning. In the course of operation the company managed to develop a vast destinations network, significantly increase the aircraft fleet and establish itself as a reliable, affordable air carrier with a high level of service.
Destinations network
Year over year NordStar Airlines confirms the status of one of the largest carriers not only in Siberian Federal District, but also in Russia as a whole, with the passenger turnover exceeding 1 million people. Being one of the main carriers of Krasnoyarsk Krai, NordStar Airlines connects major cities of the region with cities of neighboring regions, as well as with settlements of Krasnoyarsk Krai. At the moment the flight geography of the airline covers more than 30 cities throughout Russia and CIS countries. Seasonal programs of charter flights are carried out every year from Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities.
Aircraft fleet
NordStar Airlines flights are performed by Boeing 737-800NG aircrafts — the most up-to-date models of B-737 family — equipped with economy and business class seats, as well as by the new propeller-driven ATR 42-500 specially equipped for operation in the conditions of Siberia and Far North.