Posts Tagged ‘Helsinki Airport’

Meet the designers taking over Helsinki Airport

Meet the designers taking over Helsinki Airport

On May 24, Helsinki Airport hosts a spectacular fashion show to celebrate the Europe-Asia connections offered by Finnair via Helsinki Airport. The seven fashion visionaries share their recommendations on what to do and see in their respective cities from Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul to London, Copenhagen, Helsinki, and Stockholm.   Arashi Yanagawa’s top Tokyo picks

Growth and development at Helsinki Airport

Growth and development at Helsinki Airport

The new A350 fleet will mean notable growth for Finnair. We will increase both our long-haul and short-haul traffic with the aim of providing our customers with fast and versatile connections worldwide. The development of Helsinki Airport supports this need. In the autumn, Finnair became the first European airline to roll out the new Airbus

We’ve fallen in love with planes

We’ve fallen in love with planes

Aviation superfans profess a consummate passion for planes, flying and pretty much anything above the clouds. Many people catch the flying bug, and while some love flying for flying’s sake, others simply adore aircraft for their aesthetics alone. There are clubs, magazines and hundreds of blogs around the world dedicated to even the most obscure

The excitement builds around Finnair A350

The excitement builds around Finnair A350

Last May I had a once-in-the-lifetime opportunity to visit the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France. I was one of the lucky winners in an internal raffle organized at Finnair and together with nine other colleagues I got to visit the place where the Finnair A350 XWB –aircraft is built. This is definitely something that isn’t included in the

Helsinki Airport is more fun with Finnair Plus

Helsinki Airport is more fun with Finnair Plus

Let’s start with a funky fact first. I’ve been a travel blogger now for 5 years, which involves thousands of travel posts around the wonderful world of interwebs AND the second post I ever wrote back in 2010 was about the benefits of joining Finnair’s frequent-flyer program, Finnair Plus! Now back at the topic after

Connecting flights matter

Over the past 10 years, our home airport in Helsinki has grown into an international hub where tens of thousands of passengers catch connecting flights every day. The airport has an excellent location: flying from Asia to Europe, for example, Helsinki is right along the shortest route due to the Earth’s curvature. A convenient connection

When HEL freezes over

It’s that time of the year again in the UK, my home country. An inch or two of the white stuff and the country plunges into chaos. Schools are closed, country villages are cut off. Home-owners agonize about whether to turn up the thermostat on the central heating by a degree or two. The British

More smiles at HEL airport

We’ve been busy celebrating! Each month brings new smiles on passengers faces as Finnair Plus offers absolutely fabulous cakes at HEL airport. Check your travel plans and make sure you join us for final celebration on December 20th.    

Runway Run

Finnish midsummer light, happy runners, an empty runway and a good cause – that was the recipe for our exceptional charity event, the Runway Run, which we organised together with Helsinki Airport. Held on the airport’s third runway, Finnair and Helsinki Airport staff as well as a few special guests participated in the 12-minute Cooper