Now, America will be getting closer to Europe than ever before. Finland’s national carrier Finnair has announced it will be launching more flights to Russian cities thus improving the connectivity with the airline’s extensive network in the Americas, Asia and Europe. The airline said that it will start offering more connections to St. Petersburg and Moscow in Russia.
Media reports said that Finnair is double the frequencies between Moscow and Helsinki with the launch of additional once daily flight between the two destinations effective from April 10, 2017. The new service is aimed at offering smooth connectivity to flights to Helsinki arriving from the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Finnair will be deploying an Embraer 190 aircraft for operating the new flights on Moscow-Helsinki route. According to the reports, the flights between the two destinations would in turn be providing connections with the airline’s flights to/from Singapore
and Hong Kong
, in addition to domestic flights within Finland.
After the launch of additional flights between Moscow and Helsinki, Finnair will now be offering 14 flights per week on the route. Moreover, Finnair is offering up to four daily flights in collaboration with Aeroflot Russian Airlines.
is also set to increase the frequencies on its Helsinki-St. Petersburg route. The airline in a statement said that it will be adding six weekly flights between the two destinations, thus bringing the total number of weekly flights to 20. The new service will be operated with the help of an ATR aircraft, and will be operational starting from April 23, 2017.
The new additional flights to Russian destinations would be offered year-round, and are expected to smooth connections to the airline’s extensive European network of more than 70 destinations. This will offer flexible travel options to the customers allowing them to seamlessly connect via Helsinki to Europe in the morning, and return from Europe in the evening.