Finnair heads back to Hong Kong after 5 month hiatus

Finnair are set to resume passenger flights to Hong Kong on Thursday, after a hiatus of five months.

Flights to the Asian airport will initially operate once per week and will be operated by the Nordic airline’s state of the art A350s.

From 4th August, customers on the route will also be able to enjoy the carrier’s elevated long-haul experience, with brand-new Premium Economy cabin, renewed Business Class seat and refreshed Economy Class.

Services will depart the Finnish capital each Thursday at 00:05, arriving into Hong Kong at 17:15 local time. On the return, flights will leave Hong Kong at 20:45 each Friday, arriving into Finnair’s home at 05:55 the following morning.

These services have been specifically timed to allow easy connections from Finnair’s destinations across the UK & Ireland.

Currently, the Nordic Finnish flag carrier flies from Helsinki to London Heathrow, Manchester, Dublin and Edinburgh, with return fares from London to Hong Kong starting at £484.