You Will Soon Be Able to Fly to Finland Every Day from Dubai, Here's Why

Finland has four seasons, all equally beautiful.
Finland has four seasons, all equally beautiful. | © Jason Charles Hill / Visit Finland
Paula Hotti

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will launch a daily service from Dubai to Helsinki. The year-round service will commence on 11 October 2018. Flydubai will be the first UAE national carrier to operate direct flights to Finland.

The carrier will operate the new route to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport with its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. To enhance the travel experience and offer more comfort, there will be extra space and privacy as well as a flat-bed in business class so passengers can sleep comfortably during their flight. Economy class offers new RECARO seats, designed to optimise space and comfort.
“We are confident that the high level of our service and the comfort of our new aircraft with a flat-bed in business class will make flights between Dubai and Helsinki a popular choice for passengers,” said Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President of commercial operations at flydubai, at the Arabian Travel Market exhibition in Dubai according to The National.

Flydubai will start daily flights from Dubai to Helsinki in October 2018.

Emirates will codeshare with flydubai on the Helsinki route. As part of the partnership, passengers from the hundreds of destinations from over 80 countries will have an opportunity to fly to Helsinki via Dubai.
Thierry Aucoc, Senior Vice President, Commercial at Emirates said the new route is an exciting development not only to Emirates and flydubai, but to Finland and the UAE as well.
“Through our partnership with flydubai, passengers from destinations on Emirates’ network such as Shanghai, Tokyo, Beijing, Hong Kong, Thailand or Delhi can easily connect to Finland with one stop in Dubai. We look forward to witnessing flydubai’s success in Finland,” Aucoc said according to Khaleejtimes.

Lakeside Finland in the summertime.

Enthusiasm in Finland is also high. “We are thrilled for this route opening and looking forward to our cooperation with flydubai. Last year, the registered overnights from UAE increased by 30 percent in Finland and we are hoping to break the record in 2018,” said Teemu Ahola, account manager at Asia & Middle East at Visit Finland.
“Finland is a great destination both in summer and winter. The pleasantly cool and endless summer days with the midnight sun create a perfect setting for either a relaxing family holiday or an action-packed itinerary, with activity options ranging from golf and sailing to canoeing and hiking in the pure nature. Winter season in Finland is a wonderland for people in search of unique experiences such as husky and snowmobile safaris, ice-driving experiences and viewing the Northern Lights,” Ahola highlights for The National.

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