NordStar B737-800 landing at St Petersburg
OJSC Taimyr Air Company ( Russian: ОАО «Авиакомпания «Таймыр»), operating as NordStar, 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. In 2011, 4 ATR 42-500s joined the fleet, for regional services. In the near future, NordStar will develop a passenger loyalty program and extend its route network.
On December 1, 2011
Norilsk Nickel, Taimyr Airlines's parent company, reported that Nordavia is to be merged with Taimyr Air Company. 
Destinations [ edit ]
This is a list of cities NordStar flies to (as of December 2015).
The NordStar fleet includes the following aircraft (as of 30 June 2016):
ATR 42-500 5
5 ATR 42-600 orders will be delivered in 2016 onwards
Boeing 737-300 1
Nordavia, to be phased out
Boeing 737-800 9
1 due as VQ-KRT ex EI-RUA.
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