Nova Airlines AB also known as Novair is a Swedish airline that operates charter flights out of its main hub base, Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) in Stockholm, Sweden. The airline also operates from Oslo Airport (OSL), Copenhagen Airport (CPH), Gothenburg Landvetter Airport (GOT), Oulu Airport (OUL) and Billund Airport (BLL). The airline is a sister company to Apollo which is Sweden's 3rd biggest travel agency. Novair since 2015 has been owned by DER Touristik who are part of the REWE Group.
The airline was founded in 1997 and took over Cuban airline, Cubana's flights from Cuba to places such as London, Paris and Madrid. After the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami in 2004, Novair was the first Swedish airline to offer relief supplies and doctors and help to evacuate tourists.
The airline operates from Stockholm, Gothenburg, Billund, Oslo, Copenhagen and Oulu to charter destinations on behalf of Apollo. These places vary on the season and include locations in the Mediterranean, Europe, the Canary Islands and Africa.
Overall, the airline has a fleet of 2 Airbus A320neo aircraft that can carry a total of 442 passengers at one time.
The airline's luggage consists of all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.
For the carry-on baggage, the maximum weight permitted is restricted to 5 kg, and the size shouldn't exceed 55 x 40 x 22 cm.
In order to check in your luggage at the airport, you must buy a checked baggage allowance. There is a limit on the maximum weight per piece of checked baggage and that is 32 kg. Baggage allowance according to international rules shouldn't weigh more than 32 kg.
The airline mostly operates small flights and there is just one cabin class that is offered on the aircraft and that is the basic economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as one free checked piece of baggage, as well as the option to pre-order snacks, drinks and a specific seat. Passengers can also pre-order and arrange a celebration package for special occasions or to celebrate going on holiday. The celebration package includes a choice of sparkling wine or champagne and a chocolate
Seats are placed in a 3 x 3 formation on the aircraft, make sure that each passenger sits by either a window, aisle or between seats.
Check-in style differs depending on where the flight is departing from. Both online and airport check-in are permitted.
Online check-in before your flight is available online only on departure from Scandinavia. You can check-in online 2 to 14 days before departure.
When passengers arrive at the airport, they are required to hand in their boarding pass and the airline will take responsibility for their luggage. It would take a few minutes for you to get passed check-in. The airline emphasis that passengers should arrive 2.5 to 3.5 hours prior to the departure of the flight as check-in opens at Scandinavian airport. Check-in closes around 1 hour before departure. The airline crew from their will be ready to help in the check-in and boarding process.
Passengers can either pre-order food and drink or order it once in-flight. The food and drink on offer changes throughout the year. However, you can expect the following to be offered:
A selection of snacks, including potato chips, nuts, candy/sweets, chocolate, tortilla chips and sandwiches.
A choice of soft drinks from well-known brands, tea and coffee and beer, wine and champage.
The airline doesn't have in-flight entertainment or WIFI on its flights.
As of November 2020, the airline has charter flights to two destinations within Sweden. These domestic destinations include Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oulu as well as international destinations to the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and Africa.
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Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) is a public international airport in Stockholm County, province of Uppland within Sweden. The airport serves more than 25.6 million passengers each year. The airport is situated 37 km north of Stockholm. It's the largest airport in Sweden and the third-largest airport in the Nordic countries.
The airport has 54 airlines that fly to and from Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) including Air Sweden, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, Sunclass Airlines, EasyJet, Pegasus and many other airlines.
As of November 2020, the airline operates a fleet of 2 aircraft:
The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.
Novair isn't currently part of any airline alliance but offers flights for its sister company Apollo.