Finnair will introduce non-stop flights to Finnish Lapland from London, Paris, Frankfurt and Zürich from mid-December 2017 until the end of March 2018.
Finnair General Manager Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, Geoff Stone said Finnair will operate two weekly flights between London’s Gatwick airport and Ivalo on Thursdays and Sundays, one weekly flight between Zurich and Kittilä on Saturdays, one weekly flight between Frankfurt and Kittilä on Tuesdays and one weekly flight between Paris CDG and Kittilä on Tuesdays. The flights will be operated with A320 and A321 aircraft.
Additional capacity and flights to Lapland from Helsinki Airport for the 2017 - 2018 European Winter season, will offer more connections for Finnair’s customers. Finnair will add three weekly flights to Rovaniemi, bringing it to 30 weekly frequencies.
There will be additional frequencies to Ivalo (4 weekly), Kittilä (4 weekly) and Kuusamo (1 weekly). In total, Finnair will operate up to 52 weekly frequencies from Helsinki to Lapland airports during the peak European Winter season. With these additions, Finnair will be increasing its total capacity to Lapland airports by 18% compared to the current European Winter season.