Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

Ryanair opens 14 new routes from London in its Winter 2021 schedule

14 New London Routes (142 Total), Over 500 New Jobs DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (31st Aug) announced its Winter 2021 schedule for its three London airports – Stansted, Luton and Gatwick – opening 14 new routes (142 in total) – connecting London to more exciting European destinations… 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

Aeroflot announces resumption of services between Moscow and Helsinki

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Helsinki (Finland) from 28 January. Moscow – Helsinki-Moscow flights will operate twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets are now available for purchase on Aeroflot’s website, in Aeroflot ticket offices and through authorized agents.  As international air traffic recovers, flight frequencies on these… Read the full press release

Hyatt plans to grow its brand portfolio in Europe with more than 20 new hotels by the end of 2023

New Hyatt-branded hotels are planned for London, Reykjavik, Helsinki, Prague, Lisbon, and Edinburgh, some of the most sought-after destinations in the world CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today (December 7, 2020) announced plans to grow its brand portfolio in Europe significantly by the end of 2023 with more… Read the full press release

Finnair resumes one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September. The route will be operated with Airbus A350 aircraft until 18 October, and it supports cargo and passenger travel demand between Europe and China. The flight schedule… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of flights to Helsinki

Resumption of three weekly Helsinki flights will see Qatar Airways operate a total of 22 weekly flights to the Nordics The Nordics are a strategically important market for Qatar Airways with the airline providing uninterrupted services to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm throughout the crisis Helsinki route will be operated by the airline’s modern, fuel-efficient Airbus… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways resumes flights to the Maldives

Airline will also resume flights this month to Addis Ababa, Antalya, Bodrum, Djibouti, Helsinki and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen The airlines’ network will expand to more than 450 weekly flights to over 70 destinations by the end of July Maldives joins a number of popular summer holiday destinations that Qatar Airways has already resumed flights to, including… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumes daily service to seven European destinations; requires wearing of face masks on all flights

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — From 4 May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually begin restoring its European network. The airline will resume daily service to seven extra destinations, which were suspended in compliance with Covid-19-related travel restrictions. The wearing of face masks will be compulsory on all flights across the whole… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare cooperation with SriLankan Airlines

The agreement will open more destinations on the Qatar Airways network to SriLankan Airlines’ passengers Flights to the island of Gan in the Maldives will be available to Qatar Airways’ passengers for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce expanded codeshare cooperation with SriLankan Airlines, starting from… Read the full press release

Maldives kicks off roadshows targeting the Nordic region

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be hosting roadshows targeting the Nordic region from 12th – 15th November 2019. Covering four cities, the roadshow will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark today, and move to Oslo, Norway on 13th November, followed by Stockholm, Sweden on 14th November, finally concluding in Helsinki, Finland on… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces codeshare agreement with Lufthansa

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its expansion across Europe by adding 5 popular cities to its collection of codeshare destinations with Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline. Under the expanded agreement, with the first flights set to depart on 27 October, guests can travel… 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

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first national carrier for the UAE to offer direct flights from Dubai to Helsinki

Dubai-based carrier becomes the first UAE national carrier to offer year-round direct flights to Finland The new route is code-shared with Emirates and gives passengers access to more than 200 destinations worldwide on the combined network DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai has inaugurated its new daily service to Helsinki becoming the first… Read the full press release

flydubai launches daily service to Finland’s capital, Helsinki

flydubai becomes the first UAE-based airline to operate flights to Finland Airline offers first year-round service between Helsinki and Dubai The new route will be operated by a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with flat-bed in Business Class and enhanced Economy Class offering DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai has… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu strengthens presence in Finland with the opening of Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel, Helsinki

Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design,  strengthens its presence in Finland with the opening of Radisson Blu  Aleksanteri Hotel, Helsinki. The newly renovated hotel has a strong connection  to the local people and culture, and promises to be every guest’s “home away  from home”.   HELSINKI, 2016-Mar-25 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport announced new route: Helsinki – Cherepovets Russia starting from 17 July

2013-07-15 — / — Severstal Aircompany (D2) will commence direct connections from Cherepovets, Russia, to Helsinki on Wednesday, 17 July. This is the only direct connection from Cherepovets to Europe. Flights are operated three times per week with a 50-seat CRJ200 (Canadian Regional Jet). For connections, please visit Finavia’s schedule service. ###

Israel-based charter company Arkia Israel Airlines launched connections from Tel Aviv to Helsinki

2013-07-15 — / — Arkia Israel Airlines, an Israel-based charter company, launched connections from Tel Aviv to Helsinki on 5 July. In the summer season, the company will bring tourists (of an Israel-based travel agency) to Finland until 30 August. The company flies from Tel Aviv with a 265-seat Boeing B753 once a week on Fridays…. Read the full press release

Daily service of Japan Airlines between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki Airport

2013-07-02 — / — Japan Airlines launches today a daily service between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki. The launch further strengthens Helsinki Airport’s position as the leading transit airport in Northern Europe for travel between Europe and Asia. Helsinki Airport warmly welcomes Japan Airlines to Helsinki, which provides the shortest and fastest connections between Europe and Japan…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to start operating between Helsinki and Tokyo on July 1st

2013-05-03 — / — Japan Airlines starts operating the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki on July 1st, 2013, with daily flights. Originally the opening of the route should be in February but it was postponed. Since July 1st, Helsinki Airport will have total of four flights a day to Japan. In addition to Japan Airlines,… Read the full press release

Fly Inn Restaurant & Deli at Helsinki Airport announced its new HelsinkiMenu

  Fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago now at Helsinki Airport 2013-04-29 — / — The menu offers passengers the chance to enjoy the fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago cuisine. The new selection has been designed by leading Finnish chef Michael Björklund, who was a guest head-chef at the restaurant on April 25th and 26th. Each course of the… Read the full press release

SAS and Turkish Airlines commence code-share partnership

2013-04-17 — / — SAS and Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines are today entering into a code-share agreement that offers Scandinavian travelers easy access to six destinations in Turkey. As of today, SAS customers are able to book Turkish Airlines operated flights with a SK flight code on (or with a travel agency) from Copenhagen,… Read the full press release