Incentives for airlines
The Avinor group may participate financially as follows:
- Start-up aid for establishing new routes
- Direct grants to finance marketing activities
- Assistance in establishing a Route Development Fund (RDF)
The purpose of these incentive schemes is to stimulate traffic growth and give the passengers a better choice of destinations and flights. The financial assistance provided should reduce the financial risk associated with starting up new routes. The bonus scheme was introduced from January 1, 2011.
Incentives for tour operators
The Charter Fund Northern Norway is an incentive scheme, managed by the Northern Norway Tourist Board. It is designed to help tour operators and their charter airline partners establish new tourism products to northern Norway