Did you know that you can shop in advance and just pick up your purchases once you arrive to the airport? You can pick up the products also after your return flight.
Save your time and shop at the webshop here: bit.ly/2KLaHSW
A backpack is a handy travel companion, but you should always remember to pack carefully before your flight as the many straps could get your luggage stuck in the airport baggage handling system. Watch the video with 6 tips to smoother travelling with a backpack and read more here: bit.ly/2s6s7BF
The most demanding part of ground service handling company Swissport Finland's apron service worker Antti Saastamoinen’s job is de-icing, because it requires specific knowledge of each aircraft type. De-icing planes is one of the most mentally demanding tasks at the apron, because you need to be both fast and very precise, which creates some pressure. You have to learn the properties of each aircraft type by heart, because different plane types have different demands. Read more about Antti's job here: bit.ly/2wWCRZ0
Flying enables people to travel far quickly and safely. Many, however, are increasingly worried about the effect flying has on the environment, especially regarding climate change. Recently, Sweden announced that it would take into use an aviation tax, which will impose added emissions fees on airlines flying to or from Sweden. Sweden’s decision brought the topic under discussion in Finland as well.
Should flying be discouraged? What is the international aviation industry doing to control emissions? Is an aviation tax the right solution? Finavia’s Vice President, Sustainability & Environment, answers questions about the environmental impacts of aviation: bit.ly/2IUdHz5
Today we’re celebrating the day of British Museum, Le Louvre, Kiasma, Ateneum and many other museums! Finland is the land of a thousand lakes, but also a land of a thousand museums.
From Koskenkorva Vodka Museum to Teddy Bear and Plastic Bag Museum, Finland is full of odd exhibitions. What is the most peculiar that you have come across?
How do you pack your power bank when travelling? Tell us and you might win one.
Are you dreaming of being a flight attendant?
Did you know that a flight attendant can serve over 20 000 passengers in a year? Or that they can not have certain piercings, visibles tattoos or teeth jewelry? Finnair’s Head of Cabin Crew talks about some surprising things about the job that the public may not be aware of: bit.ly/2wL60q2
Are you a true aviation geek? Friends of aviation share a bunch of slightly unusual hobbies and interests. We compiled a list of characteristics that help in identifying a true aviation fanatic: bit.ly/2GgZkPX
The influx of passengers from China has not gone unnoticed in Helsinki Airport’s supply of services. Yesterday, Finnair began operating a direct route from Helsinki to Nanjing which is Finnair’s seventh destination in China.
Finnair began operating a direct route from Helsinki to Nanjing on 13 May 2018. Flights from Helsinki Airport to Nanjing leave three times a week during the summer season and two times a week during the winter season. Nearly 500,000 passengers from China visited Helsinki Airport in 2017. The influx....
This is to all Mothers who take us to exciting adventures and encourage us to explore the world. Happy Mother's Day!
Where would you like to travel with your mother?
Download the Helsinki Airport mobile app for even smoother travelling. From the app you can book a lounge access to Aspire lounge or Almost@home lounge for a reduced price of 35 € (normally 38 € and 48 €). Read more here: https://bit.ly/2IrRSXx
In the 1980s, Finns began travelling abroad more frequently and many new connections from Finland to the world were opened.
In the 80s, Finnish air travel was booming as was the entire Finnish economy and in 1987, Helsinki Airport reached the milestone of 5 million passengers. Yet, in the beginning of the decade, the supply of flights still exceeded demand as competition between travel agents and tour operators increased. Read more here: bit.ly/2IwPxuj
How about hopping into a clean car straight from your travels?
You can book your car wash and an interior cleaning at the same time as you reserve your parking space in advance. The reservation can be made up to six months in advance or at least 12 hours before the start time of the reservation. Read more about the car wash service at Helsinki Airport: bit.ly/2wmXpcX
Today we are celebrating the International Firefighters’ Day. Let's show our appreciation to these men and women who do an amazing job to help keep us safe.
Here's to Ilkka, Jani and Panu, our precious firefighters!
In 2018, Helsinki Airport is expected to serve over 20 million people.
From pre-booked parking spots to 15-second passport control checks, here are six things that make travelling though Finland’s main hub a smooth and pleasant experience:
We are definitely a hockey nation and we’re rooting for our team. Best of luck in the World Ice Hockey Championship team Finland aka Leijonat!
Helsinki Airport is implementing the biggest development programme in its history. The purpose of the programme is to get ready to serve 30 million passengers, and strengthen the airport’s position as a hub connecting Europe and Asia.
Helsinki Airport is likely to reach 20 million passengers this year, two years sooner than originally expected. Read more about how the expansion will affect the passengers: bit.ly/2HL1Vr7
Those attending the Eurovision extravaganza will soon discover why Lisbon is one of the hottest holiday destinations for 2018.
Take a direct flight to Lisbon from Helsinki Airport to witness how the most exciting music competition is unfolding!
1970's was a time for growth in Finnish aviation but it also saw the first aircraft hijackings in Finnish history. Read the most recent article in the History of Finnish Aviation series here: bit.ly/2HOvmUT
Helsinki Airport is growing. The South Pier, which was opened last July, strongly showcases Finnish design and materials. There is plenty of space and lots of simple, wooden details. You can read more about the development programme here: bit.ly/2GfUHqg