Route development support

To promote new connections, Finavia offers landing and passenger charge discounts for new routes. We will co-market new routes together with you.

Discounts for new routes

The discounts for new routes are as follows:

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

4th year

Only long-distance

5th year

Only long-distance

Discount on landing charge

70 %

50 %

50 %

50 %

50 %

Discount on passenger charge

70 %

50 %

To promote and support new routes to/from Finavia airports, we offer discounts on landing and passenger charges. The discounts are granted for a period of maximum three years for short haul routes and maximum five years for long haul routes. Rules for the discounts include:

  1. Scheduled services minimum 2 landings per week and total of minimum 20 landings per IATA season.
  2. Aircraft has at least 30 seats.
  3. Long haul route is at least 5.000km in distance between origin and destination airports.
  4. Route has no scheduled service during previous 24 months.
  5. Destination airport is at least 50km apart from closest destination airport with scheduled service from the same Finavia airport.
  6. Discounts are not available at midnight hours (00:30-05:30 LT) for noise reasons.
  7. Discounts do not apply to public service obligation (PSO) routes.
  8. Discounts are not applicable to separate low-cost terminals at Turku and Tampere airports.
  9. All airlines opening same route during same IATA season will be granted discount.

Discounts on passenger charges are not applicable to the separate low-cost terminals at Turku and Tampere-Pirkkala airports. For more information, contact [email protected].

For more details on route discounts, open Finavia's Terms of Services (PDF)

All discounts shall be agreed in writing with Finavia.


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Finavia marketing support

Finavia provides airlines award-winning marketing know-how.

We have excellent insights into the Finnish market and can help you succeed with our in-depth marketing knowledge, channels and agency contacts. Finavia’s co-marketing solutions are an effective way to boost your sales.

In addition to both Finnish and international media contacts, we have efficient communications channels which reach broad audiences both home and abroad. Our newsroom and Finavia’s and Helsinki Airport’s social media channels reach Finns and foreign friends of Finavia.

Whether you prefer digital media, airport visibility, outdoor displays you name it we have it all included in the state-of-the-art marketing solutions provided to you.

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Finavia’s route development team is here not only to support you to develop new routes, but to market them to succeed.