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The «Akademik Lomonosov» has been officially handed over to the Russian state nuclear power company.
July 04, 2019
Developers in Singapore intend to ship thousands of Asians to a tourism machine in Arctic waters
January 24, 2019
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
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
“Brim Explorer” will sail the Lofoten archipelago during summer and whale watching from Tromsø during winter.
August 19, 2018
Nobody wanted to buy tickets on what was supposed to be the first direct flight from Murmansk.
July 19, 2018
Luxury cruise ship will next summer sail from Nome to Tromsø via the Northern Sea Route and then to Newfoundland via Greenland. In 2020, the idea is to circumnavigate the entire Arctic.
July 06, 2018
Norway aims at being in the forefront in Europe of providing shore electricity to cut emission, but that might be a challenge at ports in the high north where power line capacity is limited.
June 22, 2018
To be delivered in late 2020, the 200 passengers luxuriously ship will be built to Polar Class 6 standards.
June 13, 2018
The number of people crossing the Norwegian-Russian border is shrinking. But some people, like Aleksandr, will continue to travel between the countries. «I have been doing my shopping in Kirkenes since 1995», he says.
June 08, 2018
Swedish government announces 7 billion kroner for building North Bothnia Line high-speed railway further north to Skellefteå.
June 03, 2018
28 (and counting) new expedition ships capable of sailing Arctic waters are coming to the market over the next four years.
May 22, 2018
A black info-box headlined “Nextjet files for bankruptcy” covers the booking-page of the Swedish airline that for the last few years has operated the route from Oulu via Luleå to Tromsø.
May 16, 2018
Prices start at 7,675 rubels, less than 1,000 kroner, for a one-way ticket.
May 10, 2018
Airport operator Finavia is launching a major investment programme in northern Finland. It aims to raise the number of passengers using airports in Lapland and nearby Kuusamo to two million annually by 2030. That’s up from the 1.3 million people who passed through the region’s airports.
May 08, 2018
At least six vessels to get new gas-powered engines supported by batteries. Environmentalists call for other Arctic cruise-liner to follow.
April 20, 2018
Been there, seen that: 600 tourists pay up to $43,000 each to crush through the ice towards the top of the world before it melts away.
April 18, 2018
Nordavia launches the first direct flight between the Russian north and the Norwegian capital.
April 10, 2018