Finnair is adding two new destinations and is converting three leisure charter routes to scheduled services with its summer timetable, which begins on March 27.
In addition, Finnair will sell tickets for two new scheduled services operated by partner carriers.
Finnair’s new scheduled nonstop between Helsinki and Singapore will begin on May 30 and the airline will operate a daily round-trip on the route year-round.
During the summer season, Finnair will also fly three times a week from Helsinki from June 15 to new destination Murmansk in Northern Russia.
Nonstop flights to Chicago from Helsinki will also be available when oneworld partner American Airlines starts operating on the new route on May 2. From March 27, Finnair will sell a new direct evening flight to Aarhus in Denmark in cooperation with Sun-Air.
Finnair’s tourist charter flights from Helsinki to Malaga and Toronto will become scheduled services, the airline operating each route five days a week. Another charter service, to Nice in France, will also become a scheduled flight, operating three times per week.
Immediately after the summer timetable begins, Finnair will fly four times per week to Ljubljana in Slovenia and daily to Gdansk in Poland. The Gdansk route will be operated for Finnair by partner Finncomm Airlines and the two carriers’ intend to continue the flights during the winter season.
Finnair will resume seasonal service to Krakow twice a week and to Venice three times a week from March 31.
From April 18, Finnair will operate a summer-season scheduled service to Lisbon on Mondays, Thursday and Saturdays. On May 13, twice-weekly scheduled service to Pisa will begin.
The carrier will offer three-times-weekly summer-season service to Bergen in Norway via Stockholm-Arlanda from May 22.
Through partner Finncomm Airlines, Finnair will also increase its Helsinki-Stuttgart service from 10 flights a week to twice-daily service from April 17. Finnair says the new timetable the service will be ideal for business travellers from Finland to Stuttgart and at the same time will create good connections to Finnair’s entire Asian network. Finncomm Airlines will operate the Stuttgart flights with Embraer 170s.