The ski and holiday resorts in Kittilä and Ivalo are attracting an increasing number of international travellers and the area is well-known for its beautiful nature, winter activities and opportunities to experience Aurora Borealis, the northern lights.
Finnair will fly two weekly flights between London’s Gatwick airport and Ivalo on Thursdays and Sundays. There will also be one weekly flight between Zurich and Kittilä on Saturdays and one weekly flight between Frankfurt and Kittilä on Tuesdays. Finnair will fly one weekly flight between Paris CDG and Kittilä on Tuesdays.
The flights will be operated with A320 and A321 aircraft.
More flights from Helsinki Airport as well
Additional capacity and flights to Lapland from Helsinki Airport will also be added for the 2017-2018 winter season.
Finnair will add three weekly flights to Rovaniemi, bringing it to 30 weekly frequencies.
Furthermore, additional frequencies will be added to Ivalo (4 weekly), Kittilä (4 weekly) and Kuusamo (1 weekly).
In total, Finnair will operate up to 52 weekly frequencies from Helsinki to Lapland airports during the peak winter season.
“There is increased interest towards Finland and especially Lapland as tourist destinations, and we are excited to be able to offer non-stop flights to Lapland from key European cities”, says Juha Järvinen, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair.
The new flights are available for sale on www.finnair.com
Source: Finnair Press release January 18, 2017