Finnair charms China with another connection

Finnair Nanjing

Finnair commenced operations to Nanjing in China on 13 May, its sixth route to China after Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai Pudong and Xi’an. The oneworld member also serves Hong Kong from its hub in Helsinki. The airline will operate its newest Chinese destination three times weekly using its A330-300 fleet.

  • Finnair launched its newest Chinese route from Helsinki (HEL) on 13 May, inaugurating a three times weekly service to Nanjing (NKG). Facing no direct competition, the airline will utilise its fleet of A330-300s on the 7,184-kilometre link. Presently the carrier also serves Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai Pudong and Xi’an in China, with the oneworld member also flying to Hong Kong from its Finnish hub. Finnair becomes only the second European carrier to operate into Nanjing, with Star Alliance member Lufthansa already serving the Chinese city, which has an estimated population of 8.34 million people, from Frankfurt.  See how Nanjing Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.


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