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Smoke in the cabin: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki

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On 5 January, a Finnair Airbus A350-900 (registered OH-LWH) operated flight AY141 between Helsinki, Finland, and Bangkok, Thailand. Shortly after take-off - at 4,000...

Challenging weather conditions affect air traffic at Helsinki Airport on 4-5 January 2022

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According to the weather forecast, rain, freezing drizzle and snow is expected in Southern Finland on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 4-5. Passengers should be...

Air traffic to and from Helsinki Airport has been halted for a few hours

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Air traffic at Helsinki Airport has been halted at 22:00 today due to exceptionally bad weather conditions. Apron, runways and taxiways are extremely slippery, and...

Helsinki airport expects severe weather conditions (freezing drizzle) between 10 and 12 December

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Freezing drizzle is expected in Southern Finland on Friday and Saturday, December 10-12, 2021. Challenging weather will cause delays in air traffic. Some airlines...

Finnair adds Seattle from Helsinki and continues flights from Stockholm to Los Angeles and New York during the summer season

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Finnair expands its network in the United States and opens flights from Helsinki to Seattle starting 1 June 2022. In the 2022summer season, Finnair...
Finnair Airbus A320

Finnair to debut Larnaca to Helsinki flights in summer 2022

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Finnair will commence direct flights from Larnaca to Helsinki in the 2022 summer season. Flights will be operated by Airbus A320/A321, twice a week,...

A world first: Finland’s biggest airport (Helsinki) names itself after all its visitors

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Traditionally, airports around the world have been named in honour of great men of the past. Now, Helsinki Airport is naming itself after all...

Helsinki Airport opens extension of Terminal 2 on 1 December

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The new and shiny extension of Terminal 2 will open on 1 December 2021. In addition to the impressive main entrance and departures hall,...

Finnair complements Turku and Tampere flight connections with bus connections to lower the CO2 footprint of the route as of summer 2022

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Finnair will resume flights to two of its domestic destinations, Turku and Tampere, where flight connections have been on hold since spring 2020 due to...

The construction of Finland’s largest hotel starts at Helsinki Airport

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LAK Real Estate will start the construction of the largest hotel in Finland. Construction work will start in October 2021, and the hotel is...

Ryanair expands in Finland this winter with 9 new routes (incl. one to Brussels South Charleroi), 14 routes in total

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Ryanair today (23 June) announced its expansion in Finland which sees its return to Helsinki where it will operate 29 departing flights per week...

Norwegian is restarting flights to Finland on June 28th

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Norwegian returns to Finland: flights to Helsinki and Oulu Airports Norwegian will fly directly from Helsinki Airport to Oslo, Stockholm, Oulu, Malaga, and Alicante. More...

Finavia opens Helsinki Airport’s runway 1 (04R/22L) after the six-month closure – takeoff and landing routes return to normal

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Helsinki Airport’s runway 1 will be re-opened for traffic on 30 April 2021. At the same time, the airport will move from exceptional noise...

Finnair to dismantle and recycle an Airbus A319 aircraft at Helsinki Airport

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Finnair intends to dismantle and recycle an Airbus A319 aircraft, which has reached the end of its economic lifecycle at 21 years. The dismantling...

The suspension of passenger air services from the United Kingdom to Finland will continue until 11 January 2021

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The suspension of passenger air services from the United Kingdom to Finland will continue. Based on a statement made by THL, the Finnish Institute for...

Finavia’s flight statistics for October: The decline in passenger volumes continued: -91%

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The situation at Finavia’s airports is worsening. The number of passengers was 91 per cent lower than in October last year. The number of...

Airpro and Aviator replace Swissport as handling partners for Finnair at Helsinki Airport

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Finnair has reached an agreement with Airpro and Aviator Finland on ground handling services at Helsinki Airport. In the future, the new partners will...

Finavia to close runway 1 (04R/22L) of Helsinki Airport for the winter – noise effects will be minimal

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The number of flights at Helsinki Airport has decreased dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic and strict travel restrictions. The airport’s runway 1 will...

Juneyao Air opens new route between Helsinki Airport and Zhengzhou, China

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You can now fly from Helsinki Airport to Zhengzhou in the Henai province once a week with direct flights operated by Juneyao Air. The first...

Covid-19 dogs arrive at the Helsinki Airport – able to identify the virus earlier than laboratory tests

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Finavia welcomes Covid-19 dogs to Helsinki Airport. The company is pleased with the city of Vantaa’s efforts to test new and efficient ways to...

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