New Destinations Feature in Finnairs Summer Schedule

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Finnair will offer new destinations and frequencies in the northern summer season from 31 March to 26 October 2012.

New scheduled flight destinations include Antalya in Turkey, Tel Aviv in Israel, and Palma de Mallorca in Spain. Frequencies to Malaga, Barcelona and Madrid are also being increased significantly.

Finnair earlier announced two new summer connections to Asia: to Hanoi from 15 June, with three frequencies per week and Xian from 14 June, also with three frequencies per week.

Starting 5 June, flights to Palma de Mallorca will be operated twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays, and have good connections to domestic, Baltic and St. Petersburg flights.

Scheduled flights to Antalya start on 7 June and the route will be operated twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays. The city is a popular tourist destination, and direct scheduled flights are attractive to vacation home owners in the Antalya region.

Flights to Tel Aviv in Israel start also on 7 June. Two weekly flights depart from Helsinki on Mondays and Fridays.

Finnairs Spanish routes are becoming increasingly attractive among both Spanish and Asian passengers connecting via Helsinki on long haul journeys. In summer 2013, Finnair flies daily to Malaga and to Barcelona 10 times per week. Additionally, during the peak season from 7 June to 22 September, Finnair will serve Barcelona with double daily flights. Madrid flights will be operated daily, and frequencies go up to 10 times per week from 14 June to 30 July.

Other additional frequencies in the summer schedule include four weekly connections to Dubrovnik and Ljubljana as well to Krakow, where frequencies are doubling from the previous year. St. Petersburg will be operated by Flybe Finland twice a day, and the flights have good connections to Finnair's long-haul and domestic destinations.

Toronto in Canada will be served with 5 weekly flights between 23 May and 8 September.

Domestically, morning frequencies to Turku and Tampere are added, which will significantly increase connectivity to long-haul flights as well as to Baltic and Nordic countries. Added frequencies will be operated by Flybe Finland.

Finnair, Helsinki

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