Finnair to Add Busan, Tokyo & Dallas

Finnair will open new long-haul routes to Busan in South Korea, Tokyo Haneda, in Japan, and Dallas in the US.

The carrier is preparing for the continued expected gradual opening of Asia, and plans to serve nearly 100 destinations in Asia, the US, and Europe during the summer season, which begins on March 27, 2022.

If travel restrictions allow, Finnair will resume service to all the five destinations in Japan it served before the pandemic – Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sapporo – and launch a new service to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Altogether, Finnair will fly up to 40 weekly flights between Helsinki and Japan in summer 2022. Finnair flies daily to Tokyo Narita and Haneda, offering a total of 14 weekly frequencies to the capital of Japan. Finnair also flies daily to Nagoya and Osaka and will introduce double dailies to Osaka in June. Finnair’s Sapporo route will be introduced for the summer season for the first time with two weekly frequencies, and Fukuoka in Southern Japan is served with three weekly flights.

Finnair connects customers to key Asian megacities, flying to Shanghai and daily to Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, and Bangkok. Finnair also offers daily flights to Delhi as of June, while the new Busan route in South Korea will be launched in March with three weekly frequencies.

Finnair will open new long-haul routes to Busan in South Korea, Tokyo Haneda, in Japan, and Dallas in the US.

In North America, Finnair will fly to Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, and open a route to Dallas as a new destination. Dallas will be added to the network as of February 7, 2022, and will be operated four times a week, with excellent connections to Finnair partner American Airlines’ network.

As intercontinental traffic grows, Finnair will also strengthen its European network from Helsinki with smooth connections to more than 70 European cities, including new destinations Zagreb and Larnaca. Finnair offers double-daily flights to cities like Amsterdam, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Vienna, Zürich, Gdansk, and Milan, and even more daily frequencies to Paris, London, Berlin, Warsaw, Brussels, St Petersburg as well as the Scandinavian and Baltic cities.

Helsinki Airport is expanding, with the new Terminal 2 entrance, arrivals hall, and a travel centre with new parking and public transportation arrangements opening next month, and new security control and check-in areas opening in summer 2022. The expansion of the airport further supports the Finnair customer experience with smooth and reliable transfers at Helsinki.

Finnair will open new long-haul routes to Busan in South Korea, Tokyo Haneda, in Japan, and Dallas in the US.

“We look forward to the world continuing opening again,” says Ole Orvér, Chief Commercial Officer, Finnair. “Before the pandemic, Japan was our single largest market outside our home market Finland, and we look forward to returning to all our five destinations in Japan. We are also opening a new route to Busan in South Korea, demonstrating our continued commitment to offering the best and most sustainable connections between Europe and Asia via our Helsinki hub. We are also pleased to strengthen our network in the US by adding Dallas as a new destination. Our customers will be able to enjoy great connections to other cities in North America through the extensive network of our alliance partner, American Airlines.”

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