With an Alaska-to-Chukotka flight, travelers push for easier Bering Strait crossings between US, Russia

With an Alaska-to-Chukotka flight, travelers push for easier Bering Strait crossings...

After enduring several days of weather delays, a slimmed-down convoy of aviators and travel pioneers intent on strengthening Alaska-Russia ties completed a planned trip...
Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

Greenland aims to turn international attention into international investment

When reports surfaced this summer that U.S. President Donald Trump had expressed his ambition to buy Greenland, the international media storm that ensued may...
A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked on its first Northern Sea Route voyage

A Chinese cargo ship specially built for the Arctic has embarked...

The Chinese cargo ship Tian En is sailing in the west of Hokkaido Island and is set to cross the Soya Strait on Saturday...
Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping and conservation issues

Nunavut Marine Council seeks funding — and a voice on shipping...

One of Nunavut’s more obscure public bodies, the Nunavut Marine Council, can now boast that it’s got a “five-year strategic plan” — but right...
Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to its board

Arctic cruise operator Lindblad names directors backed by activist firm to...

BOSTON — Lindblad Expeditions on Thursday said it named two independent directors backed by activist investment firm ValueAct Capital, which owns a nearly 10...
A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to link Alaska and Russia

A convoy of private planes is making a friendship flight to...

Three decades after the melting of the “Ice Curtain” that separated Alaska and Russia during the Cold War, a group of Alaska aviators is...
Climate Change ‘car crash’ draws in visitors in the Arctic

Climate Change ‘car crash’ draws in visitors in the Arctic

The spectre of climate change looms large over Audun Salte's dog farm.His 110 dogs live in the sparse outdoors of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago...
Facing coronavirus woes, SAS and Norwegian Air get financial lifelines

Facing coronavirus woes, SAS and Norwegian Air get financial lifelines

STOCKHOLM/OSLO — Scandinavian airline SAS said on Tuesday it had signed a government-backed bailout deal, a day after regional rival Norwegian Air narrowly avoided...
A Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel opens in Arctic Finland

A Game of Thrones-themed ice hotel opens in Arctic Finland

Game of Thrones fans now have the opportunity to get a feel for what sleeping in the Arctic cold is like, surrounded by the army of...
Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

Changes in the Arctic are driving more tourists to visit

When Fran Ulmer stood at on the ice at the North Pole in July, she was part of an emerging business trend — tours...