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More flights between Helsinki and Asia: New route to Fukuoka, Japan

Article published
07.05.2016 kl 15:00
Ceremonial ribbon cutting during Fukuoka route opening ceremony at Helsinki Airport.
Finnair opened a direct route between Helsinki and Fukuoka, on Saturday May 7th, with three weekly frequencies.

Fukuoka in southern Japan is a popular tourist destination for the Japanese, who enjoy its pleasant weather, architecture, shopping opportunities, and – first and foremost – the delicious food. Fukuoka is known as the mecca of Japanese street cuisine.

Read more: Japan's Fukuoka is renowned for its cuisine

Helsinki Airport has a total of 17 connections to Asia in 2016. In regard to the number of all Asian flights, Helsinki Airport is the fifth largest airport in Europe. Helsinki Airport is the largest airport in Europe in regard to the number of routes to Japan: Helsinki offers routes to Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.