Finavia welcomes the inaugural Eurowings flight between Düsseldorf and Rovaniemi

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The first flight from Düsseldorf was celebrated at Rovaniemi Airport on Sunday 5 December. Eurowings operates the route between Düsseldorf, Germany, and Rovaniemi every Sunday during the winter season 5.12.2021–20.3.2022. “We are very pleased that we can now offer a direct Eurowings connection from Rovaniemi to Düsseldorf… Read the full press release

Finavia to open Helsinki Airport’s renewed Terminal 2 on 1 December

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia will open Helsinki Airport’s renewed Terminal 2 on 1 December. Terminal 2 has stunning departures and arrivals halls and a modern parking hall. The traffic arrangements of Terminal 2 will also be updated at the same time. The services of Terminal 1 will remain unchanged for… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the opening of new Terminal 2 extension at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The new and shiny extension of Terminal 2 will open on 1 December 2021. In addition to the impressive main entrance and departures hall, the arrivals hall will also be opened. In the hall, the nature diorama Luoto welcomes passengers arriving in Finland. A travel centre linking… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes Air Leap’s direct route between Stockholm Arlanda and Turku

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — From 24 January, Air Leap will start a direct route between Stockholm Arlanda and Turku. Air Leap will operate the route with two daily round trips Monday to Friday and one direct flight from Turku to Stockholm on Saturday with return on Sunday. Air Leap has previously… Read the full press release

Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank sign loan agreement to support Helsinki Airport expansion program

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia and The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) have signed a 15-year loan agreement of EUR 25 million to finance the fourth and final phase of the strategic investment programme, which includes the extension of the Terminal 2 at Helsinki Airport. Helsinki Airport has been undergoing extensive work… Read the full press release

Finavia announces start of construction of Finland’s largest hotel located in the heart of Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — LAK Real Estate will start the construction of the largest hotel in Finland. Construction work will start in October 2021, and the hotel is expected to open right next to terminal 2 in 2024. The complex, operated by Nordic Choice Hotels, will provide a total of more… Read the full press release

Finavia announce the opening of P4 outdoor parking area in Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The new P4 outdoor parking area will serve air passengers near Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 2 from 27 September. The parking area will open to passengers before the start of the autumn holidays and is now taking advance bookings. “The new P4 outdoor parking area will make it… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes AirBaltic direct flights between Turku Airport and Riga

Passenger traffic at Turku Airport is picking up speed during the autumn. Starting from today, September 2nd, AirBaltic operates direct flights between Turku and Riga. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — “It is great news that airlines are coming back to the Turku Airport. AirBaltic’s direct route between Riga and Turku is very… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes Norwegian’s increased flights to Helsinki Airport in summer 2022

Norwegian has announced that it will serve Scandinavia with a total of 115 weekly flights during summer season 2022. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are happy that Norwegian is planning more flights to Helsinki Airport in summer 2022. Before the corona pandemic, Norwegian was the second large airplane company by passenger… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport’s Terminal 1 to reopen

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Terminal 1 will be reopened in two stages: check-in services will open first, to be followed by security control procedures when the EU’s internal border controls are no longer in effect. T1 will now be reopened due to the additional space required by health security processes and… Read the full press release

Finavia completes Mariehamn Airport’s EUR 5 million runway renovation

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport company Finavia’s EUR 5 million investment in the runway at Mariehamn Airport has been completed. Scheduled traffic to Helsinki, Stockholm and Turku will start on 4 July. The goals of Finavia’s climate programme were incorporated into decision-making right from the planning phase of the project. “During… Read the full press release

Vueling Airlines launches twice weekly direct flights between Helsinki and Barcelona

From June 1st, Vueling opened again route from Helsinki to Barcelona with 2 weekly frequencies. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling Airlines launches direct flights from 6 airports in Scandinavia and Finland, Vueling Airlines says in their press release. Opening route from Helsinki to Barcelona twice a week is the first one… Read the full press release

Finavia trials new snow removal system at Ivalo Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Ivalo Airport, the northernmost airport in Finland, experiences major fluctuations in weather conditions over the year. In the winter, the runways are filled with snow unless they are cleaned continuously. The winter season 2019–2020 was characterised by unusually high snowfall – well over a metre by March–April…. Read the full press release

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