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Number of Finavia-controlled overflights increasing

Number of Finavia-controlled overflights increased at beginning of year. The total number of overflights was almost 9,000 at the end of March. Compared to the same period last year, the number of overflights increased by over 13 per cent. Currently, the expanding route network to North America by Middle Eastern airlines is the main factor […]

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Airport news

Helsinki Airport prepares for 20 million annual passengers by 2020

The Helsinki Airport is going through a large-scale expansion that aims to improve the airport’s facilities as well as strengthen its competitive position among the big European airports. The improvements are expected to take several years. The development program for the Helsinki Airport was launched in spring 2014 with the aim of a major improvement […]

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Qatar Airways to open connection between Helsinki and Doha

Helsinki Airport’s role as the leading transit airport of Northern Europe will strengthen, as Qatar Airways will commence flights to Doha. “We are happy to see Qatar Airways at Helsinki Airport. It is a great airline with high-quality services and a wide range of connections throughout the world. We are very much looking forward to […]

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Appeal of Lapland increasing – Germania to commence flights there

Direct flight connections to Lapland will reach a totally new level in winter 2017 when Germania commences flights from Berlin to Rovaniemi and from Düsseldorf to Kittilä. Finnish airport operator Finavia warmly welcomes the newcomer to Finavia airports and promises to give 100% effort to help make these new routes a success. New route connections […]

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Statistics: Traveling from Asia to Arctic Lapland via Helsinki is more and more popular

Finavia statistics show that last year, a higher number of transit passengers travelled from Helsinki Airport to Lapland airports. The number of passengers who switched from Asian routes to aircraft bound to Lapland increased by over 9%. Japan, by far, accounted for the highest number of transit passengers, whereas the number of passengers from China, […]

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Record number of passengers at Helsinki Airport

Helsinki Airport has set a new record for passenger volume – over 16 million passengers. The increase over the previous figures almost amounts to the population of Helsinki. For the first time, passenger volumes at all Finavia airports increased to over 20 million passengers. There were increases in both domestic traffic and international air traffic. […]