Finnair are to increase their flights and destinations on across the Mediterranean to develop their European network this summer.
From the 31st March until the 26th October Finnair will be offering increased flights and new destinations to improve its summer routes.
These new scheduled flight destinations will be Antalya in Turkey, Tel Aviv in Israel, and Palma de Mallorca in Spain. The airline will also be increasing flights for the summer season to to Malaga, Barcelona and Madrid.
Flights will be starting on the 5th June to Palma de Mallorca, they will be operated twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Scheduled flights to Antalya start on 7th June and this route will also be operated twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays. The city is a popular tourist destination, and Finnair hope the direct scheduled flights will be popular to holiday home owners in the Antalya region.
The Tel Aviv flights will also begin on the 7th June, again with two weekly flights departing from Helsinki on Mondays and Fridays.
Finnair’s Spanish routes are becoming increasingly popular among both Spanish and Asian passengers connecting via Helsinki on long haul journeys. This summer will see Finnair daily flights to Malaga and to Barcelona increase to 10 times per week. Madrid flights will also increase to 10 times per week from the 14th June to the 30th July. Additionally, during the peak season, from the 7th June to the 22nd September, Finnair will serve Barcelona with double daily flights.
Other additional frequencies in the summer schedule include four weekly connections to Dubrovnik and Ljubljana as well to Krakow, where flights are doubling from the previous year. St. Petersburg will be operated by Flybe Finland twice a day, and the flights have good connections to Finnair’s long-haul and domestic destinations.
For long-haul routes this summer Finnair have announced two new connections to Asia, Xi’an from the 14th June and Hanoi from the 15th June, Both destinations will be served by three flights per week.