On 25 July, Nizhny Novgorod celebrated the arrival of Finnair’s thrice-weekly flights from Helsinki with a special ceremony that included a ribbon cutting next to the aircraft. The airline’s fourth destination in Russia will be operated by its E190s.
- Finnair, the flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, commenced operations to its fourth destination in Russia on 25 July, launching thrice-weekly flights from its Helsinki (HEL) base to Nizhny Novgorod (GOJ). The 1,196-kilometre sector will be operated utilising the oneworld member’s 100-seat E190s. There is no competition on the new airport pair. In addition, Finnair is also serving the Russian market with twice-daily flights to St Petersburg, nine weekly operations to Moscow Sheremetyevo and four weekly services to Ekaterinburg. See how Nizhny Novgorod Airport’s FTWA compares to the others sent in this week from around the world.