On occasion of the inauguration flight for the Tartu-Stockholm route a ceremony took place at the Tartu Airport. At the ceremony the quests and first passengers were welcomed by Urmas Kruuse, the Mayor of Tartu, Andrus Aljas, Estonian Air president and CEO and others.
- There are enough people in Tartu and Southern Estonia who are interested to fly directly from Tartu to the rest of the world,” said the Mayor of Tartu.
- Opening the air link between Tartu and Stockholm is an important phase in the realization of Estonian Air's strategic objectives. We hope the new route will enliven tourism, develop the economical bonds and tighten relations with educational establishments in different countries,“ said Andrus Aljas, President and CEO of Estonian Air to the guests and passengers gathered at Tartu Airport.
Estonian Air operates between Tartu and Stockholm four times a week; on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. The flight time is one hour and 30 minutes.
Flights will be operated by 33-seater SAAB 340 aircraft with one on board service class. A light meal of sandwich and a soft drink is served. All flights with SAAB 340 are operated by Estonian Air Regional, a 100% owned subsidiary of Estonian Air.