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Boarder Guard’s helicopter squadron rescues, patrols and fights fires – and is now based at Helsinki Airport

The Finnish Border Guard’s Air Patrol Squadron found a new home at Helsinki-Vantaa airport in 2017.

How flight attendants deal with challenging passengers: “Put yourself in the customers’ shoes but never lose your authority”

Flight attendant and blogger Riina Keinonen shares her insight on how to handle distressed or aggressive travellers.

The art of in-flight wine – Strong flavors to balance off diminished sense of taste

Our tastebuds are less sensitive in higher altitudes, so both food and beverages may seem to lack flavor. That’s why only strong, characterful wines make it to in-flight menus.

Finnair adds capacity to Stockholm

Finnair will add connections to Stockholm’s Bromma airport. With the new frequencies, Finnair adds capacity between Bromma and Helsinki by a total of 40%.

Helsinki Airport’s LIFEINHEL hero heads to magical Lapland

It is time for an igloo hotel, the Northern Lights, Santa Claus with his reindeers and fresh Arctic air. After 30 days of living in Helsinki Airport, #LIFEINHEL star Ryan Zhu...

Turkish Airlines will add a wide-body aircraft to Helsinki route: More seats for passengers

Turkish Airlines will operate one of its daily Helsinki-Istanbul flights with a wide-body passenger aircraft as of 25 March 2018.

History of Finnish Aviation: the 1940s – Seaplanes give way to wartime land operating aircraft

Finland participated in major conflicts during much of the 1940s, and these efforts resulted in stronger air operations and independence for the country.

Finavia's business review January-September 2017

The demand in air traffic has continued its strong growth in the third quarter of the year. The passenger volume at Finavia’s airports increased in January-September by 9.4...

Air traffic increasing in Finland: "We are on the crest of a wave"

Route launches, passenger records, new airlines, even a northern snowball effect. Joni Sundelin writes about the growth of air traffic at Helsinki Airport, in Finland.

Famous landings at Helsinki Airport: Nelson Mandela, 1992

The human rights defender was in Finland two years after he was freed from prison and two years before he was to become the first black President of South Africa. What else...

When pop stars touch down at Helsinki Airport

Where do fans go when they want an extra special photo with their favorite artists? Two music aficionados talk about their experiences