Finnair launches flights to its most westerly European airport

Finnair Reykjavik/Keflavik

Reykjavik/Keflavik celebrated with a ribbon cutting the start of Finnair flights from Helsinki on 11 April. Seen cutting the ribbon are: Hlynur Sigurdsson, Terminal Director, Reykjavik/Kelfavik Airport; Robert Lönnblad, GM Scandinavia, Finnair; and Gretar Mar Gardarsson, Project Manager Business & Route Development, Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport.

  • Finnair has added Iceland to its European network this week, starting a four times weekly service between Helsinki (HEL) and Reykjavik/Keflavik (KEF). “Iceland is a fantastic destination, and we are very pleased to be able to offer this exciting route to our customers. We are also happy to make Iceland part of our network connecting travellers from all over the world,” said Robert Lönnblad, GM Scandinavia, Finnair at the launch. Launched on 11 April, the oneworld carrier will operate the 2,441-kilometre sector utilising a mixture of its single-aisle Airbus fleet. The route is already flown by Icelandair eight times weekly according to OAG schedules. With this launch, Reykjavik/Keflavik becomes Finnair’s most westerly European destination. With Reykjavik/Keflavik’s longitude being 22°55’83” W, it beats Funchal, which has a longitude of 16°92’41” W, to take the title. See how Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world

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