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Busy Xmas Charter Winter In Finnish Lapland  
User currently offlineAndaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1911 times:

The radio news told that the first Xmas charter flights have arrived in Northern-Finland. This winter around 560 charter flights are expected from other parts of Europe, especially from UK, mainly to Rovaniemi (RVN), Kittilä (KTT), Ivalo (IVL). That would be about 100 flights more than last winter.
Also Finnair has scheduled non stop flights (A320) from Zurich to KTT.

The travel business around Christmas and Santa Clause, and also ski sports,
has grown a lot in past couple of years in Northern-Finland.

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User currently offlineDavidT From Switzerland, joined Oct 2005, 477 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1861 times:

How many flights per day is RVN going to be handling this winter? When I visit in February it's almost empty (good thing to, its quite a small airport)! Can't imagine what it's like at peak time over Christmas!

User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1907 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1833 times:

It's quite a sight. I've been up there several times, and once in the middle of the 'rush'. The ramp was packed full of planes, mostly British charter carriers. Including a BA Concorde - a regular visitor to RVN at Christmas.


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User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 847 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1824 times:

@ Andaman

Have you got any snow up at Rovaniemi, ´cuz here in Sthlm it´s springtime and +10 C....recordwarm Dec 1st for over 150 years.

Gimme snow NOW!!!

Micke//  hissyfit 



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User currently offlineZRHnerd From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 3):

Same as here, and our winter resorts struggle to open because there's no snow in the mountains either!


User currently offlineAndaman From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1800 times:

Quoting DavidT (Reply 1):
How many flights per day is RVN going to be handling this winter? When I visit in February it's almost empty (good thing to, its quite a small airport)! Can't imagine what it's like at peak time over Christmas!

I heard RVN will get some 250 charters around Xmas.

Quoting Solnabo (Reply 3):
@ Andaman

Have you got any snow up at Rovaniemi, ´cuz here in Sthlm it´s springtime and +10 C....recordwarm Dec 1st for over 150 years.

Gimme snow NOW!!!

Micke//

Not much snow in RVN, better situation in Northern-Lapland. Here in HEL not a single snow flake, just dark and wet, snow would bring some light...


User currently offlineDebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2354 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1654 times:

...and this year no SODER AIRWAYS AN-72 plans???  duck 

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