Estonian national carrier Nordica (former Estonian Air) announced the termination of cooperation with the Slovenian airline Adria Airways on the lease of the aircraft last. About IA REGNUM today, on 7 November, said the airline, noting that the new lessor of the aircraft for flights in Estonian will become the Polish national carrier LOT. Schedule Nordica will be a new interchange hub — Warsaw.
Nordica has decided not to renew the agreement with Adria Airways, a new contract with LOT will come into force on 19 November. It is reported that the first line of a new cooperation between the airlines will be the route Stockholm-Warsaw. The Polish side believes that the partnership LOT with Nordica is a strategic step Polish air couriers Association of aviation market in Central and Eastern Europe and confrontation with major Western airlines. Nordica flights will be operated under the joint brand Nordica/LOT.
It is noted that a change of partner will not lead to the cancellation of previously scheduled flights, and the loss of the passenger ticket Nordica.
We will remind, Estonian airline Estonian Air was declared bankrupt “from the date” November 7, 2015 in connection with the European Commission’s decision on violation by the company of the rules of lending firms the state and the imposition on the firm of a large fine, as well as huge losses. Was created the airline Nordica, who is forced to rent planes from other companies. Was reduced as the number of routes and number of flights to the Estonian national air carrier, a part of the leased fleet of Estonian Air was returned to the aircraft manufacturers, the part sold. Partnership with Adrian Airways failed: documented numerous case of cancellation of flights due to the technical condition of the aircraft. The company will remain unprofitable until 2018.