Helsinki Airport (HEL)

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

The number of flights at Helsinki Airport has decreased dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic and strict travel restrictions. The…

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

You can now fly from Helsinki Airport to Zhengzhou in the Henai province once a week with direct flights operated…

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

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

Finnair re-opens operations to Nanjing for September and October with a weekly frequency

Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September.…

Ryanair, first new air carrier at Helsinki Airport since the beginning of the pandemic, started Vienna-Helsinki route

The first Ryanair flight to Helsinki Airport arrived from Vienna on Thursday, August 6. The new air carrier was warmly…

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Helsinki on 29 July, becoming the only Gulf carrier to serve four Nordic capitals

Resumption of three weekly Helsinki flights will see Qatar Airways operate a total of 22 weekly flights to the Nordics…

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…

Finnair announces re-opening of Helsinki Schengen lounge, onboard service changes and launch of passenger “ Clean Kit ” as part of ongoing ramp-up measures

During the spring, Finnair has made numerous changes to its services at the airport to support the health of customers…

Passengers arriving in Finland can again take domestic connecting flights

The flight restriction concerning domestic transfer passengers has been removed. Passengers arriving in Finland from abroad can again take domestic…

A new Terminal 2 is being built next to the old terminal building of Helsinki Airport

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the Helsinki Airport community has been significant. Finavia seeks to support its contractors…

Finavia’s statistics for January–March reveal the huge impact of the coronavirus epidemic on air traffic

Air traffic statistics published by Finavia show the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on air traffic and airport operations. In…

[Coronavirus] Helsinki Airport’s runway 3 closed until further notice

Runway 3 is closed until further notice due to the temporary decrease in air traffic caused by the coronavirus. Take-offs…

Finnair adds frequencies to Delhi and Los Angeles for peak summer 2020 season

Finnair is adding three weekly frequencies to Delhi once the peak travel season for summer 2020 begins at the end of June. Finnair currently flies four weekly…

Finnair cancels flights to mainland China until end of winter season, flies to Hong Kong daily in March 2020

Finnair will cancel its flights to Beijing Capital Airport and to Shanghai during March 1-28, 2020 (until the end of the…

Finnair adding extra frequencies to New York JFK airport for summer 2020 season

Finnair is adding additional frequencies to its popular New York JFK route for the upcoming summer 2020 season. Between April…

Finnair suspends its Nanjing and Beijing Daxing routes until end of March due to suspended group travel from China

Due to the recent suspension of all group travel from China, Finnair will cancel its three weekly flights between Helsinki…

Finnair opens a route to Bodø, Norway

Finnair will open a new route to Bodø, Northern Norway. The route will be operated on Sundays between the end…

Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier

Less bus rides on the apron for passengers With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate…

Pets now have their own toilets at Helsinki Airport

Over 10 000 dogs travel through Helsinki Airport yearly. Flying with a pet is now even more convenient as Helsinki…

Finavia airports had 26 million passengers in 2019 – a year of moderate growth in air traffic

2019 was a busy year at Finavia’s airports even though growth in air traffic was more moderate than in previous…

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