Finnair Launches Two New Routes In Norway

Finnair
Finnair is adding new flights to Norway

As a part of its growth strategy, Finnair has announced that it will open new routes between its Helsinki hub and Bergen and Tromsø in Norway, starting in May 2018. 

The routes will be run by Norwegian regional airline Wideroe, while the flights will be sold and marketed by Finnair. The onboard service will be based on the Finnair dual class service concept. 

Starting May 15, 2018, Wideroe will fly from Bergen to Helsinki daily on the new Embraer 190-E2 aircraft. The flight’s schedule will connect to Finnair’s Asian flights and European network. Finnair also continues to fly to Bergen via Stockholm. Bergen is the second largest city in Norway, located by the Atlantic coast and is surrounded by mountains. 

DAILY NEWS & DEALS NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to Daily News & Deals!

Featuring breaking news on the latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments. Be sure to sign-up for this free industry daily newsletter.

The flight between Tromsø in northern Norway and Helsinki takes place once a week on Saturdays, with the schedule also connecting to Finnair’s Asian and European flights. Tromsø is located 350 kilometers north of the Arctic circle, and is famous for its artic nature, the northern lights and a variety of outdoor activities ranging from hiking to whale watching.

Both Bergen and Tromsø are ports for the Hurtigruten cruises along the Norwegian coastline.

“We are excited to offer new direct flights to Bergen and Tromsø,” said Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer for Finnair in a press release. “The Nordics are attracting more and more travelers, and we believe our Asian customers will appreciate these additions to our extensive network. The new flights also offer our customers in Norway new connections to our network of 19 Asian cities and 100 European destinations via our Helsinki hub.”

Visit finnair.com

Related Stories

Finnair, Finavia Test Facial Recognition Technology at Helsinki Airport

Stats: Finland Air Travel Up 7.9 Percent, a New Record

Finnair Launches Seasonal Nonstop Flights From San Francisco to Helsinki

Finland Kicks Off Celebrations for 100 Years of Independence

Suggested Articles:

Eleven Americans who were brought to the U.S. from a quarantined cruise ship have been moved to hospitals as a result of coronavirus. Learn more.

The company and its partners are donating close to $60,000 in travel experiences to benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

The U.S. State Department warns that travelers should not rely on repatriation flights as an option for U.S. citizens under risk of quarantine.