Finnair has announced that it will start flying non-stop from the UK to Kittilä, in Lapland, in addition to the previously announced new service to Ivalo. The new direct service will link London Gatwick and Kittilä once a week from December 12th until the end of March, 2018.
Finnair has announced their flagship long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, will operate a daily service between London Heathrow and Helsinki.
Finnair has announced it will offer more connections to Moscow and St Petersburg in Russia, further improving connectivity with Finnair’s network from the UK. The additional services will make the two cities even easier to reach for leisure and business travellers alike.
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Finnair is extending its network throughout the United Kingdom with new codeshare services on Flybe flights between several European cities and the UK. Finnair’s codes will be added to the below Flybe services when a Finnair flight is also included in the booking.
Finnair has announced that it will be adding the Indian coastal city of Goa to its winter schedule and adding extra frequencies to many other popular winter destinations. The extra frequencies will make destinations in Asia even easier to reach for UK travellers.
In line with its growth strategy, Finnair has announced that it will be adding capacity between and Ireland and Finland across the 2017 winter and summer seasons. Due to high demand, Finnair will add an additional weekly frequency between Dublin and Helsinki for the winter 2017 season.
Finnair has announced its new general manager for UK, Ireland and Benelux, reinforcing the airline’s management team in the countries. Based in London, Andrew Fish oversees sales and marketing teams across the region, including the strategically important gateways of London Heathrow, Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin, Brussels and Amsterdam.
Travelport has announced a new full content agreement with Finnair, Finland’s largest airline and a member of the oneworld alliance. As part of the agreement, Finnair has also chosen to deploy Travelport’s Rich Content & Branding merchandising solution, making it the 200th airline to go live in the system.
Finnair has announced that it will add a new short-haul route to Astana, Kazakhstan for the summer 2017 season. The award-winning airline will operate two weekly flights between Helsinki and Astana, from June 20th until August 11th, with travellers from the UK able to take advantage of the new route to visit the 2017 World Expo which starts in the Kazakh capital in June 2017.