“The international interest towards Lapland has clearly increased. The EasyJet’s direct route between Rovaniemi and Manchester gives even better prospects for Lapland’s tourism to develop. Lapland has attraction that stems from diverse activities, beautiful nature and of course Santa Claus”, says Finavia’s Johan Juujärvi, Manager of Rovaniemi Airport.
“I am glad that at the same time the people at Rovaniemi region will get the opportunity to travel easily to Manchester, Great-Britain.”, Juujärvi continues.
“We’re delighted to announce a new winter route from Manchester to Rovaniemi which allows us to offer our customers an even wider range of exciting destinations to visit this year. We remain committed to providing great value services to our customers across the region by offering low fares, a convenient schedule and more choice when they travel”, says Neil Slaven, UK Country Director, EasyJet.
Finavia invests major amounts in Lapland Airports to support the growth of the area. Rovaniemi Airport’s terminal expands over 75% by Christmas season in 2019. Read more here.
EasyJet started direct flights from Rovaniemi to London last year. Read about the route opening here.