Finnair will offer non-stop flight on routes from Arlanda, Stockholm in Sweden to Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand and Miami in the United States this winter.
Travellers from EU and Schengen countries will be able to enter Finland without any additional health safety measures from July 12th.
Finnair and Shanghai-based Juneyao Air will enter to a joint business partnership next month. The carriers will cooperate commercially on flights between Helsinki and Shanghai.
Finnair will introduce a totally new Business Light ticket and renew its other ticket types today, addressing the increasing trend for personalisation of the travel experience.
Finnair has signed a letter of interest for Heart Aerospace’s ES-19 electric aircraft, which is currently under development. The carrier said the move signalled its interest in electric aviation.
Finnair chief executive, Topi Manner, confirmed the carrier was involved in the early-phase testing of electric and solar power in the Nordic region.
Finnair has trimmed its flight schedule for the winter season in line with customer demand, while planning to boost frequencies during spring 2021.
The Airbus A350-operated flight will take off following the green light given by the Chinese authorities for the Nordic carrier to restart flying between the two cities.
Finnair’s long-haul operations will commence in phases from July, with a strong focus on Asia, which is strategically important for the flag-carrier.