Finavia introduces new stricter COVID-19 guidelines

Starting from Thursday, 13 October 2020, Finavia will require all passengers and other visitors to Finavia airports to wear a face mask for the entire time they are at the airport. Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia issued a recommendation on the use of face masks five months ago, on 12 May… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Juneyao Air services to Zhengzhou, China

You can now fly from Helsinki Airport to Zhengzhou in the Henai province once a week with direct flights operated by Juneyao Air. Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Juneyao Air flight landed at Helsinki Airport early in the morning on Monday, 12 October 2020. Finavia’s rescue services arranged an impressive… Read the full press release

TUI’s most booked spring destinations: Gran Canaria and Tenerife hold the top spots on the list

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Even though the winter holiday season is not over yet, it is time to start thinking about spring. The holiday destination selection is at its largest during spring when flights to winter destinations are still available and flights to summer destinations start to be operated. The Canary… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport named one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Helsinki Airport is one of the safest in the world when it comes to website and mobile application security, according to recent research by cybersecurity company ImmuniWeb. The report, a comparison of 100 international airports, names three airports that successfully passed all of the tests without a single major issue… Read the full press release

Finavia joins a Nordic initiative to enhance the development of electric aviation

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has joined a Nordic initiative to enhance the development of electric aviation. The Network for Electric Aviation (NEA) is a unique initiative, where Nordic actors come together to accelerate the introduction of electric aviation in the Nordic countries. “Electric-powered aircraft will likely be a vital part… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport launches pet relief areas

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 10 000 dogs travel through Helsinki Airport yearly. Flying with a pet is now even more convenient as Helsinki Airport has installed two pet relief areas for animals: one at the main entrance of Terminal 2 and one in the non-Schengen area. Flying with animals is… Read the full press release

Construction of the new entrance and departures and arrivals halls proceeds as planned at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The demolition work in front of Terminal 2 is done, and the construction of the new iconic entrance and departures and arrivals halls is proceeding as planned. Last year, a massive construction site in front of Helsinki Airport has covered an area equivalent to nearly three Esplanadi parks… Read the full press release

Rovaniemi Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines’ new service to Istanbul

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — With a direct route between Rovaniemi and Istanbul, the winter wonders of Lapland are within reach for new international travellers. Santa’s official home airport is now connected to the worldwide Turkish Airlines route network, covering 122 countries and over 300 destinations This winter, the Turkish Airlines flight to… Read the full press release

Border control renewed and extended at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, more than six million passengers passed through border control at Helsinki Airport. It is estimated that the number will keep on growing and, therefore, border control is being renewed and extended. The replacement work of automated passport machines is causing temporary arrangements in January and February…. Read the full press release

New non-Schengen Plaza Premium Lounge opens at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Plaza Premium Lounge offers non-Schengen area passengers options for relaxation, food and entertainment. Mr. Song Hoi-See, founder of the award-winning lounge brand, finds it important that Finnish elements are present at Helsinki Airport and its Plaza Premium Lounge. Passengers of all airlines and travel classes can purchase… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport announces special activities for the holidays

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Special events around the airport spread holiday cheer to passengers during this busy travel season. Listen to local choirs sing Christmas carols, watch modern dance performances or witness traditional St. Lucia Day festivities – you can also spot Santa and his elves, of course! Special activities are scheduled… Read the full press release

Finavia to trial new generation of hand luggage technology at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Next year, Finavia will test security check technology that enables liquids to be carried in hand luggage. Finavia is preparing to open the expanded Terminal 2. As part of its planning, a new generation of hand luggage technology is being piloted at Helsinki Airport. This is set to bring major changes to the security check process…. Read the full press release

Helsinki airport welcomes Norwegian’s new direct flights to Tirana, Albania

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian starts operating direct flights from Helsinki airport to Tirana, Albania. During the summer season 2020, the route will be operated once a week, on Wednesdays, from 3rd of June till early August. – We are glad to be able to offer yet another tempting destination to Finnish travellers… Read the full press release

Lindex opens new concept store at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Europe’s leading fashion chains brings its sustainable baby garments to Finland’s main international airport in November. The temporary shop is the first in such an environment. Swedish fashion brand Lindex has opened a new concept store at Helsinki Airport, offering baby clothes made from sustainable materials…. Read the full press release

Lapland Airports recognised with Airport Carbon Accreditation certification

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Finnish Airport company Finavia has achieved carbon neutrality at all its airports this year after having worked towards this goal for a long time. The next target is zero emissions. “We have worked hard to cut emissions resulting from our own operations and do our part in… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the 7th of October, marks the 100th birthday of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the flag carrier of the Netherlands. In honour of the big day, Helsinki Airport is decorating KLM’s departure gates and offering treats to passengers. The KLM logo features an image of a crown, which… Read the full press release

Finland’s largest hotel project will rise right next to Helsinki Airport

LAK Real Estate Oy will have Finland’s largest hotel ensemble built into their ownership at the Helsinki Airport. The construction will start next year, and the target is to open the hotel in 2023. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This new hotel project will rise right next to the airport terminal to… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Sichuan Airlines’ new service from Chengdu, China

Sichuan Airlines’ flight from Chengdu was celebrated with a water salute as it arrived to Helsinki Airport early on Monday morning around six o’clock 16 September. The new route will strengthen Helsinki Airport’s flight connections to China. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The airline will operate the route between Helsinki and Chengdu twice… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport unveils autumn’s pop-up store selection

Finnish experiences and sustainability are emphasized when choosing new pop-ups at the airport. See the autumn’s pop-up selection below. Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — During the summer, Helsinki Airport added two new Finnish brands to its selection. Private Case and Viaminnet, both of whose focus is on local craftsmanship and sustainable production, launched new… Read the full press release

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