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Norwegian Government gives priority to extension of the runway at Kirkenes airport.
April 05, 2017
Soviet era air traffic agreement forces Norwegian Air Shuttle to fly south of Russian airspace on routes to Asia.
March 27, 2017
They are now the biggest group of foreign travellers in the Russian Arctic region, almost twice as many as the ones from neighbouring Nordic states.
March 16, 2017
Tromsø-based start-up airline FlyViking presents wide range of possible routes.
February 19, 2017
2016 was a record-setting year for the tourism sector in Finnish Lapland. More visitors, especially from Asia and the UK, boosted tourism in Finland’s far north by more than 10% last year.
February 17, 2017
The potential is great, regional authorities say as they look for investors to the Khatanga airport, one of the biggest in the Russian Arctic.
February 14, 2017
Jet plane will fly the only east-west cross-border route in northern Scandinavia.
February 03, 2017
Russia’s largest nuclear powered icebreaker to sail five cruises per season until 2019.
January 31, 2017
Lack of snow on continental Europe gives boost in air-traffic to northern Finland.
January 27, 2017
Scandinavia’s largest regional airline has signed contract for up to 15 Embraer E2 jets.
January 16, 2017
Boost in winter tourism is tempting airlines to launch new direct flights from Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Zürich, London and Düsseldorf.
January 11, 2017
Almost 1,000 planes packed with tourists eager to get a touch of white Christmas have landed in Lapland airports this December.
December 22, 2016
Tens of thousands of visitors from Asia and Europe are about to fly in to Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland.
November 28, 2016
1,8 million visitors may not be all good news for the tiny populated island with fragile nature and underdeveloped infrastructure.
November 05, 2016
Coal mining is no longer the biggest revenue source for the Russian settlement of Barentsburg.
November 01, 2016
Ten new luxury purpose-built polar class vessels are under construction by various cruise-liners.
October 20, 2016
Tourist companies follow each other and are now coming to the Arctic, says Sven-Olof Lindblad, a pioneer in expedition cruising in ice-covered waters.
October 08, 2016
Murmansk eyes many new visitors after the city became Russia’s visa-free window for passengers en route from Norway.
September 08, 2016
Arctic sea ice melts away and Daniel Skjeldam predicts a big growth in voyages to northern waters.
August 22, 2016
British tourists will find it easier to get to Lapland this winter after Norwegian announced a new route from London Gatwick to Rovaniemi.
August 18, 2016
“72-hours visa freedom gives more possibilities, more guests, more work, better business,” says local tourist handler Sergey Arzumanov.
August 16, 2016
After years of planning the Russian Government has signed the decree opening for 72 hours visa-free entrance for ferry- and cruise vessel passengers.
August 02, 2016
A new tourist complex opens the doors for foreigners. It is located next door to Russia’s Arctic Brigade and is funded by the EU.
July 29, 2016
Rolls Royce designs the new generation of Arctic cruise ships.
July 21, 2016
The «Spitsbergen» is among the company’s smallest. It will ship along the Norwegian coast in wintertime and bring tourists to the Arctic in summer.
July 07, 2016