NordStar

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Nordstar
Nordstar airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Y7 TYA TAIMYR
Founded2009
Hubs
Secondary hubs
Fleet size15
Destinations45
Company sloganEasy to fly
Parent companyNorilsk Nickel
HeadquartersNorilsk, Russia
Key peopleS E Barbashin (General Director)
Websitewww.nordstar.su
NordStar B737-800 landing at St Petersburg

NordStar (Russian: Акционерное общество «Авиакомпания «НордСтар»)[1] is a Russian airline based in Norilsk. Its main base is Alykel Airport.

History[edit]

NordStar was founded by Norilsk Nickel and was launched on 17 December 2008, based on local Taimyr Peninsula airlines. NordStar replaced KrasAir as the biggest airline of Krasnoyarsky kray.

NordStar operated its first flight on 17 June 2009, from Norilsk to Moscow Domodedovo and Krasnoyarsk.

In 2010 and 2011, from Moscow, Krasnoyarsk and Norilsk, Nordstar launched flights to Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Vladivostok, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Yekatrinburg, Tomsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut, Chita, Ulan-Ude, Irkutsk, Baykit, Vanavara, Tungunsk, Turukhansk, Severo-Eniseisk, Igarka, Dushanbe and Tashkent.

NordStar's fleet consists of 9 Boeing 737-800 jets, which are equipped with business and economy classes, and 4 ATR 42-500s turboprops for regional services. NordStar plans to develop a passenger loyalty program and extend its route network.

Codeshare Agreements[edit]

Destinations[edit]

NordStar Boeing 737-800 in 2019 Winter Universiade livery

This is a list of cities NordStar flies to (as of December 2015).

Fleet[edit]

The NordStar fleet includes the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[2]

NordStar Fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
ATR 42-500 5 0 46 46
ATR 42-600 5[citation needed] 0 46 46
Boeing 737-300 1 0 148 148 Leased from Nordavia, to be phased out
Boeing 737-800 9 1 10 162 172 1 due in 2018
Total 15 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.favt.ru/dejatelnost-aviakompanii-reestr-komercheskie-perevozki/
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2017): 30. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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