Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The opening of Finnair’s new Helsinki−Seattle route was celebrated at Helsinki Airport on Wednesday, 1 June, in a cheerful atmosphere. Finnair flies to its new destination three times a week. “We are very happy that this connection between Helsinki and Seattle has now been opened. This new… Read the full press release

Balmuir and Marimekko stores opens at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — As a result of Finavia’s extensive development programme, the commercial selection of Helsinki Airport’s gate area will be renewed during the summer and autumn. Among the new stores are the Finnish brands Balmuir and Marimekko. – The brands represented at Helsinki Airport act as business cards for… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the opening of new restaurant world with six different kitchens at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has been developing the restaurant services on offer in the new expanded terminal at Helsinki Airport. On 9 May, a restaurant world with six different kitchens opened in the new arrivals hall, serving all visitors to the airport. “The kitchens represent flavours from around the world…. Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Icelandair’s direct route to Reykjavik

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Icelandair reopened the direct route from Helsinki Airport to Reykjavik on April 2, 2022. Passengers departing from Helsinki Airport will once again be able to travel with direct flights to Iceland, opening up a new, diverse range of routes to North America with a single connection via… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes Finnair’s new services to Dallas

Celebration was in the air at Helsinki Airport when the first flight to Dallas was dispatched on Sunday 27 March. The route to the new destination in North America will be flown four times a week during the summer season. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — “We are glad that this long-awaited connection… Read the full press release

Finavia welcomes Ryanair’s services to Spain, Italy and Croatia

On Sunday 27 March, Ryanair began its summer flights to Alicante, Spain. Other opening routes for the summer season include direct connections to Venice in Italy, Barcelona Girona in Spain and Zadar in Croatia. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair’s summer season begins with opening routes to favourite destinations in southern Europe…. Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport announces opening of Runway Bar

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Timo Nyyssönen, the new bar’s Chief of Restaurant Operations, hopes that Runway Bar will become a meeting point for those passing through Helsinki Airport. Runway Bar opened in the new arrivals hall on 1 December 2021. “Our goal was to develop a bar concept that is built… Read the full press release

Finavia launches ticketless parking in all of Helsinki Airport’s parking areas

From 1 February, Finavia will make parking ticketless in all of Helsinki Airport’s parking areas for those who have booked parking in advance. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from the beginning of February, customers who have booked parking in advance will be able to drive directly into all of Finavia’s parking… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport’s parking to become ticketless if booked in advance

From 1 February, Finavia will make parking ticketless in all of Helsinki Airport’s parking areas for those who have booked parking in advance. Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting from the beginning of February, customers who have booked parking in advance will be able to drive directly into all of Finavia’s parking… Read the full press release

Rovaniemi Airport welcomed inaugural Easyjet flight from Milan

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rovaniemi celebrated another great route opening, as the first Easyjet flight from Milan Malpensa arrived at Rovaniemi Airport on 19 December 2021. The new connection is the first scheduled flight connection from Italy to Finnish Lapland. The first flight brought a special delivery to Rovaniemi. The Easyjet… Read the full press release

Finavia completes renovation of the Helsinki Airport air traffic area

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has completed the renovation of the Helsinki Airport air traffic area, which started in the summer of 2021 and cost EUR 7 million. The goal was to ensure smooth taxiing and apron operations of aircraft as well as further improve the management of stormwater. “Our aim… Read the full press release

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