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Sichuan Airlines to commence flights from Chengdu to Helsinki and Copenhagen on 16 September

Chinese air carrier Sichuan Airlines will open twice a week connection from Sichuan province capital Chengdu to Helsinki. The direct flights will be operated...

Finnair continues to grow its Asian traffic: Busan in Korea as a new destination in summer 2020

Finnair continues to grow its Asian operations and adds Busan in South Korea as a new destination in summer 2020. Finnair will be the...

[Pics] Opening of Juneyao Air’s new route to Shanghai was celebrated at Helsinki Airport

The growing Chinese airline chose Helsinki Airport as its first destination in Europe. The new daily route between Helsinki and Shanghai further increases the...

Air Serbia’s route opening to Belgrade was celebrated at Helsinki Airport

A direct flight route operated by Air Serbia now connects Helsinki and Belgrade Airports. The first direct all-year-round connection between the Finnish and...

Two Finnish Air Force Hawk 51’s “intercept” Finnair Airbus A320 before it gets a water salute at Helsinki Airport

On Monday 27 May, two Finnish Air Force Hawk 51's scrambled Leijonat, the Finnish men's national ice hockey team that became World Champion on...

New forest-themed West Pier opened in Helsinki Airport

Five jet bridges, 13,000 square metres of additional space, two new restaurants, a premium-class lounge and a new child care room will raise Helsinki...

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou (China) year-round as of winter 2019

Finnair extends its seasonal Guangzhou route to year-round operations and will operate between Helsinki and Guangzhou with two weekly frequencies during winter season 2019/2020....

Tibet Airlines has opened a route between Jinan and Helsinki

As announced here three months ago, Helsinki Airport’s first Chinese airline company Tibet Airlines opened a new route from Jinan, China, to Helsinki, Finland,...

Increased flight coverage in summer – three new airlines start operations at Helsinki Airport

Finavia aims to expand the selection of flight routes available at its airports, thus providing its customers with good connections all around the world....

New airline to Helsinki Airport : Air Serbia opens a connection to Belgrade

Connections from Helsinki Airport to the Balkans are becoming even more diverse as Air Serbia launches a new route to Belgrade in June. This will...

Norwegian Air Boeing 737 touches down at Helsinki-Vantaa despite go around instruction

Finland's Onnettomuustutkintakeskus (AIBF) has launched an investigation on a runway incursion that happened on 18 January at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-900...

New airline for Helsinki Airport: Juneyao Air launches flights from Shanghai

Juneyao Air will open a direct route from Shanghai to Helsinki Airport in summer 2019. Helsinki Airport‘s excellent direct connections to China will continue to...

Tibet Airlines will commence flights from Jinan, China, to Helsinki Airport in spring 2019

New long distance route to Asia at Helsinki Airport Direct flight connections between Finland and China will increase as the first Chinese airline...

Due to weather, Finnair cancels some domestic flights and one Brussels flight on 08 JAN 2019

Due to expected heavy snowfall in Helsinki, some flights will be cancelled tomorrow, 8 January. Customers who are affected on these cancellations have been...

Finnair increases capacity to London with a second wide-body aircraft upgauge and a new daily frequency in Summer 2019

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding capacity on its route between Helsinki and London Heathrow for the summer 2019 season starting...

Goodbye, Junkers! Helsinki Airport’s legendary mini-aircraft moves back to the Aviation Museum

The expansion work of Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 2 is becoming visible to passengers at the end of this year. As a result of the...

Helsinki Airport broke yet another record: the 20 million passenger milestone surpassed on 13 December

The 20 millionth passenger of the year visited Helsinki Airport today. This historical milestone is the climax of the unprecedented growth in the past...
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Finnair to add capacity on both Moscow and St. Petersburg routes

Finnair will add a new daily frequency year-round on both its routes to Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia as of March 31, 2019. The flights will be flown with an Embraer 190 aircraft. The new additions will bring the total...

[Trip report] From Brussels to Kajaani (Kainuu region, Finland) and back with Finnair

OUTBOUND FLIGHTS For a three-day visit of the Kainuu region of Finland, it was evident that Finnair would be the airline of reference. After a...

Norwegian’s new routes to Tel Aviv and Agadir celebrated at Helsinki Airport

Norwegian opened two new direct routes from Helsinki Airport on 3 November. “Finnish market is very important for us and we are glad that...