Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin service to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in April, from Oslo and Stockholm.

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin service to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) in April.

Norwegian will serve Helsinki-Vantaa (which Finavia, the airport’s operator, is now marketing as “Helsinki Airport“) four times a day ― twice daily from both Oslo and Stockholm.


“Norwegian is one of Europe’s major budget carriers. Its arrival at Helsinki Airport will increase the airport’s flight offering considerably,” says Kimmo Ruotsalainen, Finavia’s marketing director.

In 2009 low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle received the 6,000th Boeing 737 built by Boeing, a 737-800 ordered by International Lease Finance Corporation and leased to Norwegian upon completion of the aircraft

The airline’s flights to Helsinki Airport will begin on April 29. Norwegian will serve HEL from both Oslo and Stockholm from Monday to Friday. Flights to both destinations will be operated twice a day on weekdays and the airline will also offer weekend flights. Norewegian will operate the routes are served with Boeing 737-800s.

Norwegian began selling tickets on February 11 for its flights to and from Helsinki. One-way fares start at €35, including taxes and fees.

Other airlines serving Oslo and Stockholm from HEL are Blue1, Finnair and SAS. Flight schedules to the two Scandinavian cities from HEL can be found at the Helsinki Airport website at www.helsinki-vantaa.fi.

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