Someone83 wrote:ilari wrote:BASe will start POR-HEL on Aug 1, three daily. Hopefully this will survive.
Is this a PSO route or do they cooperate with someone?
Wow! This happened quickly! Finnair opens new route to Beijing Daxing on 3 November 2019! Will be operated 3x weekly with A330. This route will surely become daily very soon unless AY wants to increase frequencies to PEK. Lentoposti And Wizz starts TKU-KUT in July next year. Maybe a bit odd but why...Jump to post
In Northern Europe Finland is most under served. RyanAir is leaving TMP for good, but focuses on LPP instead, as St Petersburg is less than two hours drive away. Wizz is doing ok at TKU with lots of industry nearby, and Helsinki isn't too far away. Of course EasyJet and Norwegian serve HEL but in al...Jump to post
seansasLCY wrote:ilari wrote:This morning's 9.50am QR departure from HEL to DOH has been delayed until 10pm. First officer and a FA were drunk, so they're waiting for the night flight to arrive with replacement crew.
Were the crew arrested?
Satakunnan Kansa newspaper revealed ambitious plans of Pori Airport. A Chinese company Conglomerate Ltd will invest up to 40 million euros in Pori Airport while the company's own airline, China Wings, will open three daily services to Beijing, Shanghai, and Hangzhou – all with Airbus A380s! The cit...Jump to post
Great news! Ryanair nearly doubles their capacity to Lappeenranta. Budapest returns as a year-round service while SXF and BGY will be expanded from seasonal to year-round services. BUD route will be operated twice a week from Oct 2019. However, they will withdraw from Tampere leaving LPP as the onl...Jump to post
Blerg wrote:Wizz Air has announced new routes from North Macedonia. Two are in the Nordic region... both flights receive government subsidies to operate.
I'm not 100% sure but I'd hazard a guess and say it goes on scheduled departure time. So in your examples AY143 departing at 0040 is counted as 2019. And AY131 departing at 2355 is counted as 2018 even if there is a delay keeping it on the ground past midnight. That's what I thought too. Anyway, AY...Jump to post
I have a question about how passenger numbers are counted at new year's eve. Eg AY143 departs at 0040, but check in naturally closes before midnight, so are pax calculated as 2018 or 2019? Or if AY131, scheduled for 2355, would be delayed until after midnight, would they still be 2018 pax?Jump to post
Happy new year from Finland! Let's start 2019 by removing
to this new thread.
Great! Unfortunately, I guess the total passenger amount for this year will be around 20.8 million. We need more passengers in order to reach the 21 million this year :lol: Well, 20.8 is closer to 21 than 20. ;) Yep :) This year has been good also when it comes to route statistics (especially inter...Jump to post
HEL has today reached 20 million pax for this year, year end will be closer to 21 million. Great! Unfortunately, I guess the total passenger amount for this year will be around 20.8 million. We need more passengers in order to reach the 21 million this year :lol: Well, 20.8 is closer to 21 than 20....Jump to post
It looks like BA will drop HEL from 2x daily to just 1x daily in S19. Really quite unfortunate and not least for connections, but at least AY in the same alliance salvages a bit. Hopefully, AY or D8 will increase flights to fill the gap. It's useless to think that a new airline would step in... Dro...Jump to post
BT will increase RIX-TKU from daily to 11x weekly from March 2019 on. This is btw excellent news, for the following reasons; 1. Personally flying almost every week TKU-ZRH-TKU, added frequency is added flexibility, which is nice 2. This proves that there is demand to/from TKU, which keeps my hopes ...Jump to post
Okay, here is a long post... :lol: Possible new S19 destinations for Finnair As usually, Finnair is likely going to announce new destinations and service changes for S19 in late August or September. For example, AY announced new routes for S16 on 20 August 2015 (the same date as today). Finnair has...Jump to post
Still no HEL... Are they scared of AY or what?Jump to post
Over the weekend JAL celebrated five years of operations at HEL, with the obligatory Moomin of course ... Time has quite literally flown, in the beginning there were quite a few who were a bit skeptical about how long this would last. https://www.finavia.fi/en/newsroom/2018/japan-airlines-celebrate...Jump to post
Hi Nordic thread :) I was in Finland over the weekend and flew to Tampere from Dublin via Helsinki. It was a lovely experience with Finnair, a very nice airline. My friends and I were wondering about Tampere Airport. It has less than 10 short haul flights a day, but two terminals. One terminal seem...Jump to post
HEL. 95% of signs are also in Chinese, AliPay accepted in most stores, Chinese speaking staff all around the airport...Jump to post
Blah, I just added this in the Nordic Aviation thread and asked if they would want to double PEK. Should read first and then write. :D Finnair might need the A35K for that...bigger planes instead of more slots. I hope Urumqi with an A321 is next...that’s in narrow body range. The A21N could be bett...Jump to post
Blah, I just added this in the Nordic Aviation thread and asked if they would want to double PEK. Should read first and then write.Jump to post
10 years ago a few AY long hauls diverted to TMP due to heavy snowfall at HEL. I was driving past TMP and saw one landing. Probably first heavies at TMP?Jump to post
Turkish Airlines now operates to HEL regularly with Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft. The morning flight will be flown with 289-seated A330-300, but also 250-seated A330-200 is possible. Tha capacity on the route will increase by 30%.The load factor on the route has been really high, also on flights ...Jump to post
Nami wrote:BRA will launch 6x weekly MMX-HEL from 16 April.
BRA already operates flights to HEL from BMA and UME in co-operation with Finnair.
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TUI Nordic start direct 787 services from Finnish OUL and VAA to Phuket/Krabi in Thailand next winter. VAA with 300K passengers (2017) probably is one of the smallest airports handling 787. In Finnish: http://www.lentoposti.fi/uutiset/tui_lis_lentoja_oulusta_vaasasta_ja_tampere_pirkkalasta I wish t...Jump to post
I always thought a route from HEL to HNL is a completely unexploited opportunity for Finnair. Directly over the North Pole, it's actually less than 6000nm! The impact of Jetstream would be almost non-existent, you could do this with a fully crammed A350 in 12 hours, give or take. Feeder traffic fro...Jump to post