Articles Tagged ‘HEL’

flybe Nordic connects Helsinki with the island of Gotland

flybe Nordic connects Helsinki with the island of Gotland

flybe Nordic launches services from Helsinki Airport to Visby Airport in competition with Braathens Regional.

Finnair expands its Asian network to Xi'an and Hanoi

Finnair expands its Asian network to Xi’an and Hanoi

Finnair launches Xi’an Airport and Hanoi Airport as new Asian destinations from its Helsinki Airport hub.

Finnair inaugurates flights to Tel Aviv from its Helsinki hub

Finnair inaugurates flights to Tel Aviv from its Helsinki hub

Finnair launches twice-weekly flights from Helsinki Airport to Tel Aviv Airport.


Vueling adds seven new destinations from Barcelona

Vueling adds seven new destinations from Barcelona

Vueling launches flights from Barcelona Airport to Casablanca Airport, Oslo Airport, Tangier Airport, Helsinki Airport, Luxembourg Airport, Bergen Airport and Fez Airport.

Norwegian begins nine routes; six from Helsinki

Norwegian begins nine routes; six from Helsinki

Helsinki boasts six new routes from Norwegian. Copenhagen, Karlstad and Stockholm get one each.

SAS lands in San Francisco; adds two European routes from Helsinki

SAS lands in San Francisco; adds two European routes from Helsinki

SAS inaugurates flights from Copenhagen to San Francisco, CA; adds Prague and Paris CDG from Helsinki.


SAS launches two seasonal routes in Finland; resumes services from Copenhagen to Newcastle

SAS launches two seasonal routes in Finland; resumes services from Copenhagen to Newcastle

SAS returns with services from Copenhagen to Newcastle; adds flights from Turku to Kittila in Finland, and from Helsinki to Ostersund in Sweden.

Blue1 starts seasonal service from Helsinki to Geneva

Blue1 starts seasonal service from Helsinki to Geneva

Blue1 launched weekly service from Helsinki to Geneva.

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

World’s airlines already announced over 900 routes for 2013; Barcelona Airport #1 in the world for new services

Despite the global economic malaise, 2012 was a record-breaking year for route development. In 2013, Ryanair and Southwest are amongst the airline “usual suspects” with the most additional services on their respective new routes list.


Norwegian starts seasonal service from Helsinki to Salzburg

Norwegian starts seasonal service from Helsinki to Salzburg

Norwegian launches weekly seasonal service from Helsinki to Salzburg in Austria.

TUIfly launches seasonal flights from Hannover to Helsinki

TUIfly launches seasonal flights from Hannover to Helsinki

TUIfly starts low-frequency services from Hannover to Helsinki.

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.