Finnair adds new flights to India, Cuba, Dominican RepublicStaff Writer | January 20, 2017
Finnair is expanding for the winter 2017 season with new scheduled flights to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico, Havana in Cuba, Goa in India and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.
Airline Finnair will be adding extra frequencies
Between November 19 and March 18, Finnair will fly a new scheduled weekly flight to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The flight will be operated on Sundays with Finnair’s new A350 aircraft. Puerto Vallarta is a popular tourism region on Mexico’s Pacific Ocean coast.
Between November 30 and March 22, Finnair will fly a new scheduled weekly flight to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. The flight will be operated on Thursdays with an A330 aircraft.
Between December 1 and March 23, Finnair will fly two weekly scheduled flights to Havana, Cuba. The flights will be operated on Mondays and Fridays with an A350 aircraft.
Between November 29 and March 21, Finnair will fly two weekly fights to the coastal city of Goa in India.
The flights will be operated from Helsinki on Wednesdays and Sundays with an A330 aircraft. In addition, Finnair will add a weekly frequency on its Delhi route, flying six times a week to the Indian capital during the winter season.
Finnair will also add capacity to Thailand during the winter 2017 season. Two additional weekly frequencies will be added to the Bangkok route, bringing the total number of flights between Helsinki and Bangkok to 16 weekly.
Finnair will also adjust its schedule to offer a late evening flight between both cities giving additional flexibility for travelers.
Flights schedules for the Krabi and Phuket routes for winter 2017 have also been adjusted in order to enable more efficient connections for passengers flying from the Baltic and Scandinavian countries.
As of the beginning of the winter 2017 season, Finnair will also be adding two new frequencies to its Singapore route, making it a daily destination year-round, and three additional weekly frequencies to Hong Kong, making it a 10-weekly operation year-round.
Finnair has today announced that it will start flying non-stop flights to Finnish Lapland from London, Paris, Frankfurt and Zürich from mid-December 2017 until the end of March 2018.
The ski and holiday resorts in Kittilä and Ivalo are attracting an increasing number of international travelers 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, one weekly flight between Zurich and Kittilä on Saturdays, one weekly flight between Frankfurt and Kittilä on Tuesdays and one weekly flight between Paris CDG and Kittilä on Tuesdays. The flights will be operated with A320 and A321 aircraft. ■