Finnair grows its Asian network as it adds Busan route

posted on 10th July 2019 by Justin Burns

Finnair has continued to develop its Asian network as has added Busan in South Korea as a new route in summer 2020.

The Helsinki-based carrier will be the first and only airline connecting Busan to Europe with a non-stop flight.

In summer season 2020, Finnair will operate from Helsinki to Busan three times a week, starting on 30 March, subject to regulatory approvals with its Airbus A350 aircraft.

The addition of Busan into Finnair’s network connects over 100 European destinations with 20 destinations in Asia.

“We are excited to be the first European airline operating to Busan, which is a wonderful addition to our Asian network,” said Ole Orvér, chief commercial officer, Finnair.

“Korea is one of our top markets globally, and we have been operating to Seoul for 11 years. We are delighted to be able to offer a new destination to our customers in Korea and to continue growing sustainably in Asia.”