Lapland Airports warmly welcomes alpine competitors and fans
The winter season in northern Finland will this year be opened in Levi, Kittilä, at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. This is the second year of partnership between the World Cup in Levi and Finavia's Lapland Airports. The goal of Finavia is to be an active partner for tourism areas and to develop air traffic with regions.
The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Levi is the internationally most significant annual event in Lapland. Through the popular winter sport event, Finavia wants to communicate to the spectators and travellers that Lapland can be easily reached by flying.
"Flying is simply the fastest way to the north. Many competitors and audience members travel to the competition location via our airports," says Kimmo Ruotsalainen Customership and Marketing Director at Finavia.
Tourist centres and destinations in Lapland are located near premium airports. The goal of Finavia is that Lapland Airports be well-known among travellers both in Finland and abroad.
"Particularly last winter, our snow know-how garnered interest throughout Europe. We have solid winter maintenance competence, planes can depart and arrive in all kinds of conditions."
Also next winter, there will be direct route flights to Kittilä from many cities. Operators to Kittilä: Finnair, Blue1 and Flybe. Norwegian will launch a new route to Kittilä in December.
The Kittilä airport warmly welcomes the Levi World Cup athletes, the audience, and media representatives. The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Levi, which launches the alpine season, will take place on 12–14 November.
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