Category: Finland

Finnair’s new A321 is the first with Sharklets 0

Finnair’s new A321 is the first with Sharklets

Finnair has received a new Airbus A321 aircraft, registration OH-LZG, which is the first example in the world to be equipped with Sharklets. The aircraft will eventually replace Finnair’s existing fleet of 757s, making...

New viewing area at Helsinki Airport 0

New viewing area at Helsinki Airport

This had slipped my attention until I read about it on George Hamlin’s excellent Observation Deck blog, but it turns out Helsinki Vantaa Airport in Finland has opened a new viewing area for spotters...

Finnair to outsource flying to Flybe. 0

Finnair to outsource flying to Flybe.

Finnair and Flybe are about to sign a deal that will see the UK low-cost regional carrier take on a third of the Finnish carrier’s European flying from October 2012. The deal will also see...

Watch out Finland spotters, Flybe’s landed 0

Watch out Finland spotters, Flybe’s landed

Flybe Nordic has now started operations from its Helsinki base and has its sights set on dominating the regional market in the Finnish and Baltic market. It is initially starting 24 routes, two of...

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport 1

Save Helsinki Malmi Airport

Helsinki’s historic Malmi Airport is under threat. The local authorities want to close the airport to build a new residential area. The airport is wonderfully preserved and has its original pre-war terminal in place....