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Denmark: Copenhagen Airport renegotiates deal with airlines to kick-start traffic return

NordenBladet – Copenhagen Airport (CPH) and its airlines have announced that they have “struck an agreement” that they believe will provide the necessary commercial framework for a restart of traffic and the route network at the Danish gateway. The agreement

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Finland: Helsinki and ten other Finavia operated airports in Finland are set to embrace cloud technology

NordenBladet – Helsinki and ten other Finavia operated airports in Finland are set to embrace cloud technology in a pioneering move to combat COVID-19 disruption and better equip them for future growth. According to IT partner, Amadeus, cloud solutions will

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Estonia: No quarantine needed for arrivals from four European states from March 22

NordenBladet – The list of European countries whose arrivals in Estonia do not have to quarantine starting from Monday, March 22, has fallen to four, one of which is Ireland. From Monday, arrivals in Estonia from Iceland, Portugal and Spain

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Norway: Oslo Airport trials new electric powered aircraft de-icing truck

NordenBladet – Oslo Airport has welcomed a new electrically operated de-icing unit, the Vestergaard Elephant e-BETA, for the final few weeks of winter. In a first of its kind trial in Europe, the airport believes that the Menzies Aviation operated

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Norway: Stay at home, have as little social contact as possible

NordenBladet – Norway stands at the beginning of the second wave of infection. The virus is spreading rapidly and all counties now have outbreaks of infection. The Government is therefore introducing new national infection control measures. “My message to the

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Estonia: Travel restrictions apply to all people entering Estonia from Monday

NordenBladet – All travelers entering Estonia must follow the quarantine guidelines from Monday, November 9. Travelers from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland have several exemptions. Starting from November 9, the coronavirus infection rate limit concerning restrictions on the freedom of movement

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Iceland adopts the WTTC global safety and hygiene stamp

NordenBladet — Iceland is among 145 destinations to adopt the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) global safety and hygiene stamp, which was launched earlier this year. The Safe Travels stamp was developed as the first of its kind to

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Corona information to all companies working with Denmark: Denmark remains open for business

NordenBladet – The Danish Government has implemented border control at all of Denmark’s borders as part of the effort to curb the spread of Covid-19. Persons wishing to enter Denmark must expect to be rejected at the Danish borders, including

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Iceland: Limited Number of Tourists Allowed in Some Ice Caves

NordenBladet – A limited number of people will from now on be allowed to visit ice caves and to go glacier hiking within five areas in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park, Morgunblaðið reports. The park received applications from

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Finland: Finnair to cut 1,000 jobs in response to new travel restrictions

NordenBladet – Finnair announced it will initiate consultative negotiations with 2,800 of its staff with a view to reducing its headcount by roughly 1,000, reports Helsingin Sanomat. The Finnish majority state-owned airline cited new travel restrictions as the reason for

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! Less than half of EU travellers are aware of EU Passenger Rights

NordenBladet – The European Commission released the results (13.01.2020) of a Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights in the European Union (EU). According to the survey, 43% of EU citizens who have travelled by air, long-distance rail, coach, ship or ferry

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EXHAUSTIVE OVERVIEW: who were the ancient Scandinavian origin Vikings and when was the time of the Vikings?

NordenBladet – The Vikings were ancient Scandinavian origin seafarers whose characteristic culture flourished around the 8th until the 11th century (the so called Viking Era). The name “Viking” apparently stems from ancient Nordic word vik that stands for gulf; viking

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Faroe Islands – WONDERFUL TRAVEL DESTINATION for bird watchers and photography fans

NordenBladet – In the midst of the stormy flow of the Atlantic Ocean there is the Faroe Archipelago consisting of 18 islands. The total area of the archipelago is 1 399 km2. The largest island is Streymoy, where the capital

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Sweden: Helgeandsholmen island in central Stockholm – home of the Riksdag Building and the Museum of Medieval Stockholm

NordenBladet – Helgeandsholmen  is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east of Strömsborg, with which, together with Riddarholmen, it forms Gamla stan, the old town of Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building

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HOW TO DETERMINE if your Airbnb accommodation has secret cameras

NordenBladet – Security professionals share their knowledge on how to understand if there are secret cameras installed in the accommodation and how to protect yourself if you suspect you are being monitored. When Nealie and Andrew Barker and their five

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TWO-WEEK road trip with children to Finland – the planning of the trip, the route, and travel blog with photos

NordenBladet – Travelling in the Nordic countries is safe and within a short time you are able to visit several sightseeings. The Nordic people themselves prefer to travel more and more in the home country and other Nordic countries since

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