Tag: Helsinki

New ‘Arctic Express’ service puts Finnair in ‘Pole’ position

Finnair is set to launch a new ‘Arctic Express’ service connecting Helsinki, Rovaniemi and Tromsø, as it improves its Nordic flight connections. Aimed at enhancing services within the Arctic, this new flight route will be the only direct connection between Rovaniemi, the hometown of Santa Cl...

Finnair looks into the eye of the Thai-ger

Finnair has added more flights between Helsinki and Bangkok this winter, in response to increased demand for travel to Thailand. From 29 October, the award-winning airline will increase the number of winter flights from 11 per week to offer an increased double daily service, providing customers w...

Finnair reconnects Europe and Eilat

Finnair has today resumed flights to Eilat in Israel after an absence of over two years. The Finnish flag carrier is one of the first European airlines to fly to Eilat this year, relaunching weekly flights from its hub in Helsinki. The first flight, operated by one of the carrier’s A321s, re...

Finnair to launch daily services from Nordic capitals to Doha in strategic partnership with Qatar Airways

Finnair and oneworld partner Qatar Airways have concluded an agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation between Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and Doha. Finnair and Qatar Airways are exploring opening services also between another European destination and Doha. These services...

Finnair celebrates the launch of flights to the Indian city of Mumbai

Tomorrow, 6 August, Finnair is launching new direct flights from Helsinki to Mumbai in India. Flights to the iconic Indian city will initially operate three times a week, increasing to four times weekly in November. Customers will experience Finnair’s state-of-the-art A330, which offers a ch...

Finnair starts weekly service from Helsinki to Guangzhou, China

Finnair will operate a weekly service between its Helsinki hub (HEL) and Guangzhou (CAN) in China, starting 6 September. The flight will be operated with an Airbus A350 aircraft, with departures from Helsinki on Tuesdays and departures from Guangzhou on Thursdays. Flights are available throug...

Finnair to fly to more than 100 destinations in Summer 2022

Finnair’s focus on Japan - If travel restrictions allow - will see the airline resume services to all five destinations it served before the pandemic, including Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo – and sixth new service to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Ole Orvér, Finnair Chief Commercia...

Finnair launches Helsinki-Visby route

Finnair is returning to Sweden’s Visby Airport with the launch of a route connecting with Helsinki in late June. From 24 June to 1 August the service will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, with an ATR 72 being the metal of choice. (more…)...

Gulf Air operated its first ever transcontinental lower emission flight from Finland to Bahrain

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, recently operated its first ever transcontinental lower emission flight which took off from Helsinki in Finland to Bahrain International Airport. Operated by the airline’s flagship Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the lower emission flight used ...

Qatar Airways to Resume Flights to Helsinki on 29 July becoming the Only Gulf Carrier to Serve Four Nordic Capitals

Qatar Airways is delighted to resume three weekly flights to Helsinki on Wednesday, 29 July, becoming the only Gulf carrier to serve four Nordic capitals. The resumption of Helsinki flights will see the national carrier of the State of Qatar operate 22 weekly flights to the Nordics, with daily fligh...

Finnair re-opens operations to Shanghai with weekly flights as of 23 July

Finnair re-opens operations to Shanghai with weekly flights as of 23 July

Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to begin operating one weekly flight as of 23 July between Helsinki and Shanghai with its Airbus A350 aircraft. The flight schedule will be published in all Finnair sales channels.   Finland has opened its borders for work-re...

airBaltic Restarts Flights from Riga to Helsinki, Munich and Berlin

After receiving a special permission from the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia, airBaltic will resume direct flights from Riga to Helsinki and Munich on May 25, 2020, and from Riga to Berlin on June 1, 2020. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We provide the best connectivity to an...

Finnair suspends its Nanjing and Beijing Daxing routes until end of March

Finnair suspends its Nanjing and Beijing Daxing routes until end of March

Due to the recent suspension of all group travel from China, Finnair will cancel its three weekly flights between Helsinki and Beijing Daxing International Airport between February 5 and March 29, and its two weekly flights between Helsinki and Nanjing between February 8 and March 29. Finnair will ...

Pegasus launches two new direct routes in Turkey from London Stansted

Pegasus launches two new direct routes in Turkey from London Stansted

Turkey’s digital airline Pegasus continues to expand its network with the launch of three new routes for 2020. UK passengers travelling from London Stansted will be able to fly direct to the Turkish capital city of Ankara with flights launching on 29 March 2020 with prices from £59.99, as well ...

Finnair adds capacity in Japan – Sapporo as a year-round destination

Finnair adds capacity in Japan – Sapporo as a year-round destination

As part of its strategy of sustainable profitable growth, Finnair extends the operating season of its newly announced Sapporo route to year-round operations. Finnair will fly between Helsinki, Finland and Sapporo in Hokkaido, Japan with an Airbus A330 aircraft twice a week year-round from 15 Decemb...

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