LONDON – Finland’s flag carrier Finnair is adding flights between its Helsinki hub and key destinations in Asia for summer 2023.
The Finnish national airline will resume flights between Helsinki and Osaka with three weekly flights and add frequencies to Tokyo Narita Airport.
Finnair is also adding frequencies to Hong Kong and Delhi, operating daily to both of these cities during the 2023 summer season.
The Helsinki–Osaka route is operated on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and Osaka–Helsinki on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays as of 26 March.
Helsinki–Tokyo Narita flights are operated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and Tokyo Narita–Helsinki on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays as of 27 March.
Finnair will also operate daily flights to Tokyo Haneda airport during the summer season.
Ole Orvér, Chief Commercial Officer at Finnair commented on theproposed Asian services, saying: “We are happy to be able to respond to the increasing travel demand between Europe and key Asian destinations.”
“In summer 2023, we will be operating altogether 14 weekly connections between Finland and Japan, and we have daily connections to Delhi and Hong Kong.”
“The Helsinki Airport with its spacious new facilities offers an excellent experience both for customers visiting Finland and for those who continue onwards to one of our many European destinations,” he concluded.
Finnair flight schedules connect smoothly to Finnair’s vast network in Europe.
Finnair’s flights between Helsinki and Japan are operated in codeshare with Finnair’s long-term partners Japan Airlines and British Airways, offering more choice and flexibility for customers traveling between Europe and Japan.
Finnair is the flag carrier and largest airline of Finland, with its headquarters in Vantaa on the grounds of Helsinki Airport, its hub.
Finnair and its subsidiaries dominate both domestic and international air travel in Finland. It is largely government-owned, with its major shareholder being the government of Finland. Finnair is a member of the Oneworld airline alliance.
It operates flights to 81 destinations in 33 territories, including an increasing number of long-haul international flights to and from Asia. Its Helsinki hub is perfectly situated to be both a gateway and stopover for travellers crossing continents.
Finnair is the sixth oldest airline in continuous operation and is consistently listed as one of the safest in the world.