Finavia to start construction of a Subsurface Flow Wetland at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Water management is an important part of Finavia’s environmental responsibility. The new underground wetland treatment facility will mean cleaner waters for the watercourses surrounding Helsinki Airport. Good environmental work is part of Finavia’s corporate responsibility. The Sum of Good Things article series highlights details of Finavia’s responsibility work. This article focuses on… Read the full press release

Finavia brought hobbyists together during The HELspotting Day at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia invited passionate plane spotters to Helsinki Airport on 6 August 2019 to learn more about the airport and to see planes and the action on the runways from a close distance. The HELspotting Day is a way for Finavia to introduce Helsinki Airport to this active stakeholder… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the appointment of Mika Järvinen as airport manager of Jyväskylä Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Mika Järvinen has been appointed airport manager of Jyväskylä Airport, effective from 1 August 2019. Järvinen is transferring to Jyväskylä from his position as manager of apron operations at Helsinki Airport. The current manager of Jyväskylä Airport, Esa Kainulainen, retires at the end of August. Mika Järvinen has… Read the full press release

Finavia announces new service between Pori and Helsinki starts August

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The city board of Pori has made a decision to start flight connections between Pori and Helsinki. The first flight will depart on the 1st of August 2019. The city board of Pori has accepted Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe) Ltd’s tender covering flight connections between Pori and Helsinki…. Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport’s new Plaza Premium Lounge earns great feedback from travellers

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Plaza Premium Lounge, opened at Helsinki Airport’s non-Schengen area on the 3rd of May, has received a lot of great feedback from travellers. Passengers can additionally enjoy the brand’s services at over 35 international airports around the world. Plaza Premium Lounge is also taking part in Helsinki Airport’s… Read the full press release

Espresso House, the largest coffee chain in the Nordics to open in Helsinki Airport this spring

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Espresso House is the largest coffee chain in the Nordic countries with more than 400 cafes across the Nordic region. The chain invests in the coffee knowledge of its employees: all employees are trained baristas. The café’s selection includes both cold and warm drinks, as well as savory… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Juneyao Air’s new direct service from Shanghai

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Helsinki Airport‘s excellent direct connections to China will continue to grow during the next spring and summer, as Juneyao Air will also open a route to Finland. New direct connections are expected to increase the number of Chinese tourists and also offer new tourism opportunities from Finland to… Read the full press release

Finavia invites volunteers to test out the new central square Aukio at Helsinki Airport before its opening

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the most impressive new spaces of Helsinki Airport will open its doors in February. Aukio will be the heart of the long-haul expansion area, through which departing passengers will go to their flights and where arriving passengers will get their first impressions of Finland. Before the… Read the full press release

Finavia gives three childcare rooms at Helsinki Airport a fresh look

Three of Helsinki Airport’s childcare rooms have been redecorated with new wooden baby care tables, Finnish art, designer chairs and more. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia constantly develops services for families at Helsinki Airport. This autumn, three of the airport’s childcare rooms were redecorated. You can find the childcare rooms in the… Read the full press release

Kittilä Airport in Lapland ready to welcome even larger numbers of travellers following expansion and renovation

VANTAA, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists keen to see the aurora borealis, skiers and other visitors heading to Western Lapland will travel to the fells more effortlessly, as the renovated Kittilä Airport is now in operation. The expansion work adds to the comfort of the airport. After a thorough renovation and expansion, Kittilä Airport… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new Finnair service to Los Angeles starting spring 2019

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair will launch a route from Helsinki Airport to Los Angeles next spring. The new route will be the fifth direct route to North America and the 27th international intercontinental route from Helsinki Airport. The Helsinki Airport – Los Angeles service will operate three times a week starting… Read the full press release

Sleeping in Airports survey: Helsinki Airport voted as the Best Airport in Europe and the 4th Best Airport for Overall Experience in 2017

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether your flight is delayed, or you have an overnight layover, you may find yourself having to sleep at the airport. Such a situation is hardly ideal, but there are ways to stay comfortable and actually get a few hours of much-needed rest at Helsinki Airport when this… Read the full press release

Finavia: Air Baltic adds flights for the Turku-Riga route beginning in march 2019

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Latvian airline Air Baltic adds flights for the Turku-Riga route for the spring and summer season beginning in march 2019. The new afternoon connection brings a needed addition for the morning and evening flights four days a week. In Turku the new flights are seen as a… Read the full press release

Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway

Finavia,Finland, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 10, Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway, where Kirkenes Tower/Approach is now providing the services in parts of Finnish Airspace.  The arrangement facilitates more efficient and safe flight operations for flights in and outbound Kirkenes Airport in Northern… Read the full press release

Finavia: Lufthansa introduces direct connections from Frankfurt to Ivalo Airport in the 2016–2017 winter season

Vantaa, FINLAND, 2016-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Lapland will have an even better reach for passengers next winter when Lufthansa introduces direct connections from Frankfurt to Ivalo Airport in the 2016–2017 winter season. Lufthansa will commence flights to Ivalo just before the winter season, on 17 December. The airline will provide flights on Saturdays until… Read the full press release

Finavia: Lufthansa launches new flights from Munich to Kittilä Airport

  HELSINKI, 2015-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Lapland, home of Santa, was full of Christmas spirit, when Lufthansa launched its new flights from Munich to Kittilä Airport on Saturday 19 December. Lufthansa’s first flight landed on the newly-renovated Kittilä Airport in the afternoon. With the new route, the flight connections to Kittilä during the… Read the full press release

Finavia raised the passenger experience at Rovaniemi Airport to a whole new level

Rovaniemi, Finland, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, the Finnish airport operator, has raised the passenger experience at Rovaniemi Airport to a whole new level. Airports in Lapland are eagerly awaiting the busiest winter season which is looking better than in years when measured by the number of bookings. Finavia has invested nearly EUR 20 million… Read the full press release

“Future of Travel” hackathon organised by Finavia’s Helsinki Airport, Finnair and Reaktor, Nov 6-8 at Suvilahti in Helsinki

HELSINKI, 2015-11-6 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Future of Travel” hackathon event ‒ organised by Finavia’s Helsinki Airport, Finnair and Reaktor ‒ sets developers the unique task of developing new services for airline passengers. This is the first time that an airline, an airport and a technology provider are involved in the Hackathon, which… Read the full press release

Finavia and EANS explore opportunities for closer co-operation

Vantaa, Finland, 2015-10-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia and EANS, the air navigation service providers in Finland and Estonia, continue to assess opportunities for closer co-operation. The assessment of co-operation opportunities is based on the political goal of the Finnish and Estonian governments to increase the efficiency and safety of the management of airspace… Read the full press release

Finavia hosts the global CAPA World Aviation Summit in Helsinki, 7-8 October

HELSINKI, 2015-10-8 — /Travel PR News/ — The key influencers and decision-makers of commercial aviation industry have gathered in Helsinki to the global CAPA World Aviation Summit. The two day event takes places in Kalastajatorppa 7-8 October. Finavia is both the host of the event and the official partner. This year’s conference concentrates on the… Read the full press release

Finavia: CAPA World Aviation Summit 2015, 7 to 8 October 2015 in Helsinki

Vantaa, Finland, 2015-9-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The commercial air traffic sector will set its sights on Helsinki in October. Decision-makers in the commercial air traffic sector, and tourism sector directors will be Finavia’s guests in Helsinki at the CAPA World Aviation Summit 2015 at Kalastajantorppa from 7 to 8 October 2015. The two-day… Read the full press release

Finavia signed agreement on air traffic controller training with Lennuliiklusteeninduse AS (EANS), Estonia

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has signed an agreement on air traffic controller training with Lennuliiklusteeninduse AS (EANS), a company responsible for air navigation services in Estonia. EANS will acquire an air control course from Finavia in order to obtain additional labour force. EANS organised a bidding process for international training providers in… Read the full press release

Finavia to introduce new technology at its airports to improve security check process and increase air traffic safety

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia Corporation will introduce new technology at its airports to improve the security check process and increase air traffic safety. From the beginning of September, explosives trace detectors will be used in the security check process at Finavia airports to better detect objects and substances not to be… Read the full press release

Finavia and Plan charity campaign to raise money for the daily needs of children in developing countries

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Did you know that there are five green “Pastille” collection receptacles at Helsinki Airport, and one at Kokkola-Pietarsaari. They are part of a campaign by Finavia and Plan charity organization. You can leave your extra currency from your trip to the pastilles. The funds collected are used for… Read the full press release

Finavia currently tests ticket inspection machines that will make customer service faster, both in security control and at the gate

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-4-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has purchased ticket inspection machines, and the machines are currently being tested at the airport. The new technology will make customer service faster, both in security control and at the gate. – The new machines are included in Finavia’s digitisation and service development plan, the aim of… Read the full press release

Finavia will open the new terminal of Ivalo Airport this spring

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-2-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia Corporation’s investment in the expansion of Ivalo Airport is approaching completion. The new terminal section will be opened to travellers during spring. The active operations of local tourism operators have been a significant factor in the development of air traffic and airports in Finland. The number of… Read the full press release

Finavia: shuttle bus operates between Jyväskylä Airport and city center during Neste Oil Rally event 29 July – 2 August

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-7-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The airport shuttle bus operates between Jyväskylä Airport and city center during Neste Oil Rally event  29 July – 2 August. From Airport to city center Airport shuttle bus leaves after  the flight arrives and takes passengers to the hotels in the city center. From city center to airport… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport’s operator Finavia announced its TravelLab initiative yields first results

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-7-16 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, Finavia the operator of Helsinki Airport has been testing potential new services in their ground-breaking TravelLab initiative. The TravelLab takes ideas that have arisen from customer feedback and the Quality Hunters crowdsourcing initiative, makes them into prototypes and brings them to actual passengers for testing. Prototypes tested… Read the full press release

Finnish airport operator Finavia launched major service improvement at Helsinki Airport

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-7-9 — /Travel PR News/ — The Finnish airport operator Finavia has launched a major service improvement at Helsinki Airport. The current development programme involves the most extensive changes carried out at the airport during any single period of its history. Helsinki Airport now introduces international top brands and adds new variety to its restaurant… Read the full press release