Nordica receives approval for €30 million state-aid package

Nordica, the national air carrier of Estonia, received approval for governmental support which would include a state-guaranteed loan of €8 million as well as capital back-up by €22 million....


Estonian government rejects idea to privatize state-owned Nordica

Nordica, the national air carrier of Estonia, will not be privatized, said Taavi Aas, Estonia’s Minister of Affairs on October 9, 2020. The doubtful idea of state-owned airline’s privatization was raised after previous local media reports that the measure would be a necessary alternative in order to pay back the €30 million state aid, which was granted to Nordica as a relief from the COVID-19 effects....


Europe’s airline graveyard: carriers that went burst since 2019

While Flybe bankruptcy came as a surprise to many, the regional carrier is joining a list that is getting less and less surprising, as many more carriers have announced their bankruptcy since 2019....


Nordica scraps commercial flights, to focus on PSO and charter

Since October 27, 2019, Nordica, Estonian state-owned airline, is no longer operating flights to (and from) Vilnius (Lithuania), Copenhagen (Denmark), Trondheim (Norway), Vienna (Austria), and Kyiv (Ukraine). The flights are taken over by LOT Polish Airlines and now are offered with a stopover in Warsaw (Poland)....


Aviation in the Baltics: airBaltic vs Nordica (Part I)

We take a look at the situation within the Baltics and how airlines are positioned within the region. First up are the scheduled airlines, namely airBaltic and Nordica....