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

Finavia airports offers more than 130 destinations in Europe, America and Asia this summer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations. “There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in… 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

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

Swissport selected to provide ramp services for Finnair’s intercontinental traffic at Helsinki Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has selected Swissport to support the smooth ramp-up of its intercontinental traffic at its home hub. The contract focusses on ramp services for the long-haul fleet and is part of Finnair’s adjustment of ground handling responsibilities at Helsinki Airport. Swissport will again provide ramp handling services… 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 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 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

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

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

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

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