Airline NyxAir is to start operating flights between Tallinn and Saaremaa from December 21.
NyxAir has signed an agreement with the relevant authority, the Road Administration (Maanteeamet), after winning the tender to operate the route, replacing Lithuanian carrier Transaviabaltika.
Tickets are to go on sale no later than two weeks before the first flight is scheduled.
The timetable remains relatively unchanged on predecessor Transaviabaltika’s, though morning flights from Kuressaare to Tallinn will be earlier, followingcomplaints the half-hour flight touched down too late in the day in the capital .
Prices will remain approximately the same too, it is reported.
The aircraft itself will be a 48-seater turboprop ATR 42-500, offering significantly larger passenger capacity than the Jetstream 32s flying the route up to the present.
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