Finnair expands services to Asia for winter 2018/19

10 Jan 2018 by Tom Otley
Finnair A350 XWB plane

Finnair has announced additional flights from the UK with the Edinburgh to Helsinki route to become year-round from March 25, 2018.

In addition the carrier will increase its flights to Asia from its hub in Helsinki.

Finnair’s route from Helsinki to Osaka will now become daily during the winter season with two additional frequencies. Two additional frequencies will be added to the Hong Kong route, for a total of 12 weekly frequencies. Finnair’s route to Delhi will also become a daily service during the winter season and a fourth weekly frequency will also be added to the Phuket route as of 10 December.

Passengers travelling from Scotland will be able to take advantage of the new year-round service to the Finnish capital city. The route, serviced by a 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft in a dual business and economy class configuration will operate three times a week, increasing to five weekly flights during the summer.

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Finnair will be receiving its twelfth A350 aircraft in 2018 and says it will be adding several frequencies to its popular long-haul destinations.

“Finnair is currently in the largest expansion phase of its history and we are pressing forward by growing our capacity to popular destinations in Asia and Europe,” says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair. “These added frequencies will offer our customers more choice and flexibility for their winter plans.”

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