KRASNOYARSK, February 28 (Itar-Tass) —— The Nord Star airlines, incorporated within the Norilsk Nickel group of companies, begins regular flights from Krasnoyarsk to Abakan, the capital city of the republic of Khakassia, and to Barnaul, the capital city of the Altai Territory, from March 26, the airlines’ press service reported.
The company will operate two turboprop airplanes ATR 42-500 seating 46 passengers. These planes have been especially equipped for operation in conditions of Extreme North.
The minimal ticket price to Abakan will be 1,500 roubles, and 2,900 roubles – to Barnaul, net of duties.
“Starting from April 30, the airlines will launch regular flights from the town of Norilsk locate beyond the Arctic circle to Samara and Rostov-on-Don in Russia’s south, and from May 1 – to Nizhny Novgorod and Belgorod. These flights will be served by Boeing 737-800,” the press service said.