Helsinki Airport (HEL)

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…

Helsinki Airport launches new baggage handling system – luggage storage for 1000 bags and more capacity for baggage handling

Helsinki Airport’s new, more efficient baggage handling system is being launched in phases during 2019 and 2020. Helsinki Airport is…

Finnair reveals the completion of its flagship non-Schengen lounges at Helsinki airport

Finnair unveils the final phase of its non-Schengen lounge expansion with the opening of its new Business Class Lounge. The new…

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…

Finland’s airports will soon be run by AI

A ground-breaking innovation has been proven to reduce flight delays by 61% and will save airports billions of dollars in…

Finnair continues to grow in Japan, with daily flights to Haneda Airport as of March 2020

Finnair is adding capacity to Japan with daily flights to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport as of the start of the 2020 summer season, subject to slot availability. The new frequencies to and from Haneda will…

Lauda airline to commence a new route between Helsinki and Vienna

Lauda announced on 26 September that it will commence direct flights from Helsinki to Vienna, Austria on the last days…

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…

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.…

[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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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

Helsinki Airport‘s excellent direct connections to China will continue to grow during the next spring and summer, as Juneyao Air…

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