On May 15, 2017, Nordica will commence scheduled service from Tallinn to Pulkovo St. Petersburg airport. The airline will operate up to 13 flights a week on Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft accommodating up to 88 passengers. Time of travel is 50 minutes and flights are operated in codeshare with LOT Polish Airlines.
“Renewal of the Tallinn flights is long awaited for Pulkovo airport. Estonian capital has always been a highly demanded destination with St. Petersburg residents both as a tourist and business route, as well as a transit point for further travel”, said Evgeniy Ilyin, Chief Commercial Officer of Northern Capital Gateway LLC, managing company of Pulkovo airport.
“This route is certainly long-awaited for both business and holiday travelers,” said Nordica’s Chief Commercial Officer Kristel Penu. “The flights also open up transit opportunities for flying from St Petersburg to our other Nordica’s destinations via Tallinn like Munich, Kiev, Oslo, Stockholm, Vilnius, Brussels, Nice, Vienna, Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Split, Rijeka, Trondheim, Odessa and others,” added Penu.
Nordica offers the largest number of direct flights from Tallinn to different European destinations. On all flights between Tallinn and St Petersburg passengers can enjoy On all flights between Tallinn and St Petersburg passengers can enjoy free coffee, tea, water and newspapers, Miles&More bonus points and free luggage with all tickets.
Scheduled flights between St. Petersburg and Tallinn have not been performed since the fall of 2015. Before that the route was served by Estonian Air that ceased operations in November 2015.
Nordic Aviation Group was established with a resolution of the Estonian Government on 25 September 2015 to guarantee flight connections for Estonia. The airline commenced aviation services in November 2015. In March 2016, a new brand name Nordica with its visual identity was introduced. The company belongs 100% to the state of Estonia.