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FSB and the Defence Ministry did not agree with plans to develop tourism too close to Russia’s border with Norway.
February 10, 2022
Up to 200 planes are arriving in Finnish Lapland during Christmas week with tourists from all over Europe. That is a challenge in times of coronavirus.
December 26, 2021
While relatively few infection cases so far involve foreign tourists, tourism operators are concerned about the impact tougher measures may have on the sector.
December 15, 2021
The «Akademik Lomonosov» has been officially handed over to the Russian state nuclear power company.
July 04, 2019
Your next take-off from Murmansk might very well take you to Pushkin Airport, Russia’s busiest hub.
June 01, 2019
37 of the 78 people onboard survived, investigation committee says.
May 05, 2019
You can rent it and set out on the journey of lifetime to places others can’t reach, the billionaire's promotion page reads.
April 22, 2019
The first Boeing 737-800NG painted in the airline’s new SmartAvia branding made its first commercial flight this week.
April 14, 2019
When the Viking Sky, with 1,373 people on board, sent out a mayday Saturday afternoon after engine trouble stranded the cruise ship in stormy waters off the western coast of Norway, rescue services were quickly activated.
March 26, 2019
Will accommodate 126 passengers and be able to sail in some of the most remote and pristine parts of the world.
March 25, 2019
A tourism information center supported by Chechen authorities is due to open in downtown Murmansk.
February 15, 2019
Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
Scandinavian aviation authorities report a year-on-year increase in passengers at most northern airports in 2018.
January 17, 2019
The purpose is to show the world that the polar night is not dark, but actually full of colors, says the local project coordinator.
December 18, 2018
People from Murmansk and northern Norway now have to fly via St. Petersburg or Moscow to get to Arkhangelsk.
December 10, 2018
About 95 charter planes bring Europeans to Finnish Lapland on Sunday, one of the busiest days in aviation history of northern Scandinavia.
December 09, 2018
China, Singapore, UK and Italy top the list of tourists flying in to northern Finland during Christmas season.
November 20, 2018
The first phase of Kittilä Airport’s new expansion project is nearly complete and its new areas will be open to the public next week, on Thursday, 22 November, according to national airport operator Finavia. The improvements are part of a 55 million euro project at airports across Lapland.
November 15, 2018
Finland’s most know comic book characters get a huge snowcastle ready before Christmas in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle.
October 31, 2018
Flights are scheduled from Istanbul three times a week starting from next winter season.
October 30, 2018
Hurtigruten continues to build cruise vessels carrying twice as many passengers as most other new-buildings in the Arctic expedition cruise business.
October 25, 2018
Additional to the cruise ships, the ban will be imposed on all land based operations, like hotels, restaurants and other establishments in Longyearbyen.
October 16, 2018
Cold climate is no obstacle for green battery commuting in the largest city in Sweden’s northernmost county.
October 14, 2018
Overnight stays by Japanese tourists in Lapland (Arctic Finland) have declined every month since the end of last year, according to Statistics Finland figures.
October 01, 2018
The perfect land of the north first referred to by Greek historian Herodotus finds a home in the Kola Peninsula.
September 17, 2018