Helsinki gets Lucky with new link to China

    Finavia senior vice president Joni Sundelin, speaking at World Routes, revealed (24-Sep-2017) that Chinese carrier Lucky Air will introduce a twice weekly link between KunmingChengdu and Helsinki. The first regular flight into Finland from a Chinese carrier will commence from 10-Jan-2018 will be operated by an A330-200. The Finnish airport operator, has invested heavily in serving Chinese passengers and improving the customer experience at Helsinki Airport. “Having the first Chinese airline in Finland supports our goal to develop Helsinki Airport as an important air traffic hub between Europe and Asia”, he said. Helsinki is already linked to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, ChongqingGuangzhouNanjing and Hong Kong by Finnair.