Company overview

About Company

Nordwind Airlines was established in 2008 and started to perform flights with 3 aircraft to 6 destinations. Since its establishment the airline offers a safe flight, quality service and genuine hospitality.

Currently, Nordwind Airlines is in TOP-10 Russian airlines in terms of passenger turnover

The company demonstrates the growth rate that far exceeds the average for the Russian civil aviation thanks to the innovative service and continuous investments.

Mission and targets

We aspire to make Nordwind the best airline for our passengers. We want each person onboard our aircraft to enjoy being our customer. To achieve that we have to:

  1. 1.

    Guaranty safety and offer services complying with all modern industry standards

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    Ensure that each decision is made for the benefit of our customers

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    Provide quality service both on ground and in flight

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    Take best care of our passengers in flight

  5. 5.

    Continuously improve the product anticipating the desires of a tourist

Our frequent flyers value our contemporary and advances infrastructure, continuous improvement of service and attractive prices. From day to day we work to meet your expectations by upgrading the quality of the services in order for you to get sincere and positive emotions onboard.


The airline’s modern fleet comprises 33 aircraft of the following types: Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Airbus A330 and Airbus A321. The up-to-date and well-balanced fleet consisting of the most popular models, allows to make the optimized offer to our passengers regardless of the lengths of the flight. Our fleet expansion plan stipulates its further growth.

Aircraft maintenance and safety

Aircraft maintenance performed in strict compliance with the manufacturer’s requirements by our own certified personnel of Nordwind Technic at line stations in 17 cities (including 5 foreign ones) ensures the safety and good timing of our flights.

Go to the website NW Technic


IATA is the International Air Transport Association representing and serving the airline industry. IATA aims for safety and economic transportation.
IOSA is the IATA Operational Safety Audit. Nordwind demonstrated that it complies with all the high standards managed by IATA in relation to operational management and control of the safety systems within the IOSA Project. The audit verified the ability of Nordwind to deliver efficiency and a safe operation. Our certificate of compliance with IOSA extended until February 2021.
SMS is the Safety Management System. In January 2013, The Russian Civil Aviation Authority validated Nordwind Airlines’ fully functioning Safety Management System with its company-wide implementation of a voluntary safety-enhancement program. Since then, Nordwind Airlines has been performing all its operations under the Safety Management System.

Staff training

Due to the continuous development of our airline, the expansion of the route network, its highly qualified team becomes a key success factor. It is our employees who are the most valuable asset of the airline, which, being in continued rapid growth, allows us to confidently solve new problems of any complexity. We are always looking for talented and ambitious professionals who are ready to become part of our multinational team. For this we invest in what is really of importance - in our own staff.

The airline has developed a unique recruitment and development program, which is built on the growth of employees with the potential and attracting the best specialists. Today Nordwind is a solid team of professionals and an excellent employer for all those who are keen on aviation and cannot imagine their life without it.

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