Transavia began flights to Stockholm Arlanda from Eindhoven on 3 April, with the crew waving the Swedish flag on arrival at Arlanda Airport. Flights on the 1,210-kilometre link from the Netherlands will be flown four times weekly.
Taxing at Helsinki Airport on 3 April is Transavia’s first flight from Amsterdam. The 1,521-kilometre link between the two cities will be flown four times weekly, with Transavia going head-to-head with Finnair and KLM on the connection.
- Transavia has now added the capitals of Sweden and Finland to its network. On 3 April the airline commenced services from Amsterdam (AMS) to Helsinki (HEL), and from Eindhoven (EIN) to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN). Flights on the 1,201-kilometre connection between Eindhoven and Arlanda will face no direct competition, however the carrier’s 1,521-kilometre link from Amsterdam to Helsinki will go head-to-head with SkyTeam member KLM and oneworld carrier Finnair, with both combined already offering 31 weekly flights. Transavia will initially operate both of its latest routes with a four times weekly frequency served by its 737-800s. This summer KLM’s low-cost subsidiary will serve over 60 destinations non-stop from Amsterdam and over 20 from Eindhoven.