Finnair expands across northern borders; Bodø, Murmansk and Tromsø
Finnair, the national carrier of Finland, takes advantage of being an important hub for Asian tourists heading to destinations inside the Arctic Circle.
In 2018, Finnair in cooperation with regional airliner Widerøe, opened its first route to Tromsø. There are now three weekly flights between the Finnish capital and the largest city in northern Norway.
With first take-off in May, Finnair announces the start of a summer route to Bodø, also northern Norway. The route will have two flights a week until September.
For Murmansk, Russia’s Arctic capital on the Kola Peninsula, Finnair will fly four times a week this summer with first flight on May 9th, SeverPost reports.
Tromsø is the airport in northern Scandinavia with most direct international flights. Last Saturday, SAS had take-off for its first flight to the EU capital Brussels, Tromsø newspaper Nordlys reports. There are now direct flights from Tromsø to Frankfurt, Gdansk, Helsinki, Brussels, Copenhagen, London, München and Stockholm.